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A US Federal judge has ruled against a law that punished inmates in Arizona if information about their cases appeared on the Internet after the Canadian Coalition Against the Death Penalty challenged the law in court. Corrections officials searched the Internet for information about prisoners and threatened them with legal penalties if the content was… Read more »
Internet service provider Thing.net has been the primary service provider for activist and artist organizations in the New York area for 10 years.
Finally, some critical analysis is being undertaken that puts some cold water on the over-the-top hype about threats of an electronic pearl harbor. If more studies like these were undertaken, citizens might be less willing to accept massive state surveillance of the Internet.
Foreign Affairs Minister Bill Graham “draws the big red line” at the weaponization of space. One wonders how long this type of principled opposition could be sustained in the face of US pressure? If Denmark rejects the placement of missile bases in Greenland territory, the pressure on Canada will increase enormously. (Although it’s unlikely the… Read more »
A good long overview of the threats to privacy from surveillance technologies….
It appears that the White House, and Cyberspace advisor Richard Clarke, are attempting to contain the reaction to their proposed Internet monitoring center. They claim that the center will not be used to monitor the contents of email.
Wireless Networks and Old Growth Forests…….
“After the police decided to share the fruits of their surveillance with another local department, someone leaked a printout to an activist for social justice, who made the documents public. The mayor started an investigation. People lined up to obtain their files. Among those the police spied on were nuns, advocates for American Indians and… Read more »
An official with a major data services company who has been briefed on several aspects of the government’s plans said it was hard to see how such capabilities could be provided to government without the potential for real-time monitoring, even of individuals. “Part of monitoring the Internet and doing real-time analysis is to be able… Read more »