Wednesday, August 15, 2012

German ISPs must hand over file sharer info to rights holders, high court rules
http://www.itworld.com/legal/289659/german-isps-must-hand-over-file-sharer-info-rights-holders-high-court-rules

Internet Blackout in Malaysia: Netizens Protest Evidence Act Amendment S114A
http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/373642/20120814/malaysia-internet-blackout-evidence-act-s114a-114a.htm

Chemical widely used in antibacterial hand soaps may impair muscle function
http://www.news.ucdavis.edu/search/news_detail.lasso?id=10301

WIPO’s Broadcasting Treaty is back: a treaty to end the public domain, fair use and Creative Commons
http://boingboing.net/2012/08/11/wipos-broadcasting-treaty-is.html

Unblinking surveillance stare: Army’s 7-story flying football field-sized blimp
https://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/unblinking-surveillance-stare-armys-7-story-flying-football-field-sized-blimp

Trapwire: It’s Not the Surveillance, It’s the Sleaze
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/trapwire-strafor-biz/all/

Appeals Court OKs Warrantless, Real-Time Mobile Phone Tracking
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/08/warrantless-gps-phone-tracking/

Oman: Intolerance of dissent mounts as a dozen more activists sentenced
https://www.amnesty.org/en/news/oman-intolerance-dissent-mounts-dozen-more-activists-sentenced-2012-08-08

Nepalese government websites compromised to serve Zegost RAT
http://community.websense.com/blogs/securitylabs/archive/2012/08/08/nepalese-government-websites-compromised-to-serve-zegost-backdoor.aspx

Government Faces New Warrantless Surveillance Battle After Losing Landmark GPS Tracking Case
https://www.eff.org/press/releases/government-faces-new-warrantless-surveillance-battle-after-losing-landmark-gps

Defending Privacy at the U.S. Border: A Guide for Travelers Carrying Digital Devices
https://www.eff.org/wp/defending-privacy-us-border-guide-travelers-carrying-digital-devices

Advertisements

Monday, August 13, 2012

UK Gov And Met Police Implicated In TrapWire Surveillance Scare
http://www.techweekeurope.co.uk/news/trapwire-uk-government-surveillance-police-89124

White House Pulls Down TSA Petition
https://epic.org/2012/08/white-house-pulls-down-tsa-pet.html

Swiss algorithm can source viruses
http://www.skynews.com.au/tech/article.aspx?id=782232

DOJ: Want to make sure we can’t access your private data? Buy an iPhone
http://www.bgr.com/2012/08/13/iphone-security-encryption-law-enforcement/

Hidden History: America’s Secret Drone War in Africa
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/somalia-drones/all/

Everything You Need to Know About TrapWire, the Surveillance System Everyone Is Freaking Out About
http://gawker.com/5934302/everything-you-need-to-know-about-trapwire-the-surveillance-system-everyone-is-freaking-out-about?utm_campaign=socialflow_gawker_twitter&utm_source=gawker_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow

Flame and Stuxnet Cousin Targets Lebanese Bank Customers, Carries Mysterious Payload
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/08/gauss-espionage-tool/all/

New Zealand Police Try to Justify Paramilitary Raid on Kim Dotcom
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/08/kim-dotcom-raid/