Source: Privacy International
Privacy Internationally has submitted two documents to the UK Parliament’s Joint Committee reviewing the draft bill on communications data.
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Source: Andy Greenberg, Forbes
When it comes to modern law enforcement surveillance, no one watches the wiretappers.
Source: Ars Technica
The company said it “will not arbitrarily disconnect customers from the Cisco Connect Cloud service based on how they are using the Internet.”
In the June 19 2012 issue of the World Politics Review, Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert explores the role of Big Data and the growing political importance of the corporate giants that own and operate cyberspace.
Source: Kevin Rawlinson, The Independent
The governments of Western democracies are increasingly demanding political content be removed from the internet in a “troubling” sign of the state of free speech, according to online search giant Google.
Source: Randy Boswell, Postmedia News
In a case highlighted by Google as good fodder for a debate about freedom of expression, the Canadian government asked the Internet search empire last year to block public access to a YouTube video showing a man urinating on his Canadian passport.
The Access Innovation Prize is a new initiative that will award 5 lots of US$20,000 to individuals, organizations or networks that have the best actionable ideas of how to use information technology to promote and enable human rights or deliver a social good outcome.
For six months last year, cyberspies infiltrated and siphoned key data from the computer networks of at least 20 organizations in the US, Australia, Canada, and Europe.
Source: The New New Internet
The Defense Department, which among five agencies involved in the initiative launch, plans to pursue projects for autonomous systems.
Source: Sanjay Singh, Daily Mail
The government took a call in the matter more than 18 months ago. Now, it has deciphered the mechanics of enabling security agencies to police the one million-strong exclusive preserve of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) users in India.