The New York Times covered the newest report released by the Citizen Lab, Shadows in the Cloud.
By refusing to accept China’s censorship for its Internet search engine, Google has sent a message to the authoritarian state and its 300 million Internet users. The hidden cost of doing business may be to sell out the values on which the business depends. It took courage for Google to refuse to pay that price and take on China so publicly, by threatening to pull out if limits on the search engine persist.
The New York Times features recent Citizen Lab finding, including the GhostNet investigation.
CNN’s John Vause reports on the extensive cyber hacking network which began with an attack on the Dalia Lama’s office.
The Globe and Mail feature examines the Citizen Lab work and the recent Ghostnet investigation.
The CBC reported on the latest GhostNet report and the cyber espionage network uncovered by the Citizen Lab.
A vast electronic spying operation has infiltrated computers and has stolen documents from hundreds of government and private offices around the world, including those of the Dalai Lama, Canadian researchers have concluded.
Source: Cory Doctorow, The Guardian
When HM Revenue & Customs haemorrhaged the personal and financial information of 25 million British families in November, wags dubbed it the “Privacy Chernobyl”, a meltdown of global, epic proportions.