Wednesday, August 29,2012

Trailer for Compliance, a movie that explores obedience to authority
http://boingboing.net/2012/08/17/trailer-for-compliance-a-movi.html

GM Lets Police Kill Engines of Stolen Cars
http://www.switched.com/2007/10/09/gm-lets-police-kill-engines-of-stolen-cars/

Twitter Fights Back to Protect ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protestor
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/08/twitter-appeals-occupy-order/

Global Surveillance Monitor
https://www.privacyinternational.org/projects/global-surveillance-monitor

Big Brother Inc.
https://www.privacyinternational.org/projects/big-brother-inc
http://bigbrotherinc.org/v1/

NYT reporter leaked advance copy of Maureen Dowd column to CIA
http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2012/08/nyt-reporter-gave-advance-copy-of-maureen-dowd-column-133479.html

In Tampa, a Citizen-Made Map Lets You Watch the Watchers
http://techpresident.com/news/22778/rncctv-map-lets-you-spot-watchers

The Disturbing, Unchecked Rise of the Administrative Subpoena
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/08/administrative-subpoenas/

Couple caught on CCTV having sex in the street… and police control room worker downloads footage onto his mobile phone
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/couples-sex-on-cctv-downloaded-onto-1283335

Second accused LulzSec hacker arrested in Sony Pictures breach
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/29/us-usa-hacking-lulzsec-idUSBRE87S03520120829

Don’t Build a Database of Ruin
http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/08/dont_build_a_database_of_ruin.html

Could Target Sell Its ‘Pregnancy Prediction Score’?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2012/02/16/could-target-sell-its-pregnancy-prediction-score/

Air Force Openly Seeking Cyber-Weapons
https://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/air-force-openly-seeking-cyber-weapons-082812

Forensic Test Can Determine Person’s Eye and Hair Color
http://www.medicaldaily.com/articles/11774/20120828/forensic-test-can-determine-persons-eye-and-hair-color.htm

UK Roadside cameras suffer from large gaps in coverage, police admit
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2012/aug/27/police-number-plate-cameras-network-patchy

Degrade, Disrupt, Deceive: U.S. Talks Openly About Hacking Foes
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/degrade-disrupt-deceive/

Body Scans, Junked? DHS, Darpa Look for New Airport Sensors
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/dhs-darpa-body-scanners/

Sunday, August 26, 2012

California Location Privacy Act is Heading toward the Governor’s Desk
https://www.aclunc.org/issues/technology/blog/california_location_privacy_act_is_heading_toward_the_governor%27s_desk.shtml

Is Your Local Law Enforcement Tracking Your Cell Phone’s Location?
http://www.aclu.org/maps/your-local-law-enforcement-tracking-your-cell-phones-location

Why Wikileaks is worth defending, despite all of its flaws
http://gigaom.com/2012/08/24/why-wikileaks-is-worth-defending-despite-all-of-its-flaws/

Aussie Tax Office seeks access to real-time telco data
http://www.itnews.com.au/News/312971,tax-office-seeks-access-to-real-time-telco-data.aspx

Windows 8 Tells Microsoft About Everything You Install, Not Very Securely
http://log.nadim.cc/?p=78

National Security Letters
https://www.eff.org/issues/national-security-letters

Spec Op Chief Says Blabbermouths Face ‘Criminal Prosecution’
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/mcraven-criminal-prosecution/

Give the sky a wave, you might be on camera!
http://www.bigbrotherwatch.org.uk/home/2012/08/give-the-sky-a-wave-youre-on-camera.html

Photo reveals UK police arrest plan for Assange
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/25/world/europe/uk-assange-police/index.html

How Facebook design tricks people into trading away privacy
http://boingboing.net/2012/08/26/how-facebook-design-tricks-peo.html

LEAKED! TPP: the Son of ACTA will oblige America and other countries to throw out privacy, free speech and due process for easier copyright enforcement
http://boingboing.net/2012/08/25/leaked-tpp-the-son-of-acta-w.html

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/