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/

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/