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As Australia's PM ramps up his push for the passing of the government's mandatory data-retention Bill, AFP assistant commissioner Tim Morris has said that the agency cannot support the right to anonymity where it may lead to unlawful activity.
Eldo Kim, Harvard student, wanted to get out of a final exam so he sent in a bomb threat using Tor to disguise his location and identity. Tor's not magic and the FBI caught him anyway.
After being hacked by Anonymous, AAPT has been found to be in breach of two sections of the Australian Privacy Act.
Some of the people who were most concerned about Internet privacy, and were using the Tor anonymous Internet service to protect it, may have been the most exposed.
Data protection authorities in one German state have threatened the fine if Facebook does not allow Germans to use the site without providing their real names.
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Many organisations are sitting on masses of personal data they can't use without falling foul of data-protection laws. Anonymising the data is a way round the problem but doing that properly has proved tricky — until the recent release of new guidelines.
The Australian Privacy Commissioner has opened an investigation into AAPT and Melbourne IT, following Anonymous' attack late last month.
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Do you have the right to be anonymous online? If so, when? Anonymity protects Syrian political activists, internet trolls and criminals alike. There are no easy answers.
It is difficult to trust websites to protect personal information, especially amid reports of data leaks and privacy breaches, but online anonymity may still be possible if consumers are aware of what they're sharing online, and organisations observe best practices.
A decade ago, novellist and essayist David Brin said that surveillance of the state by the people was the best counterbalance to Big Brother. ZDNet UK caught up with him to see how his future has panned out
If you're not worried about your identity being stolen, think again: One privacy expert says 'reidentification'--identifying real people from so-called anonymous databases--is a greater risk in a connected world.
A loophole in the Data Protection Act has been risking the anonymity of sensitive data for years, according to a chief privacy adviser at Microsoft
Most of the Generation Y, privacy/anonymity does not appear to be a problem. It's a transient issue, until their privacy and personal information becomes a matter of issue. One teenager, creator of 4chan sparked off the anonymous subculture in magnificent style.
Yahoo said Wednesday that it will makes its user logs anonymous within 90 days as it ups the ante on data retention policies.In a statement (Techmeme), Yahoo said it would also make user data on page views, page clicks, ad views and ad clicks anonymous as well as its user logs.
Compromised data is increasingly being channelled through legitimate EU and US companies that provide anonymity services, says security training organisation Sans
To quell privacy fears, Google says IP addresses and other data stored through use of Google Suggest will be rendered anonymous within a day.
Yesterday, Google released the name of an anonymous blogger engaged in a defamation case in Israel. The case is significant on a number of accounts not the least of which is because it may help loosen privacy restrictions in the US.
Earlier this week, in a post headlined Apple, hackenomics, and the waning anonymity (and obsoletion) of cash, I warned of how Apple's practice of requiring credit cards to purchase iPhones wreaks of a future where our cash is no good and our privacy is sacrificed as a result of dealing in the far more trackable (and far less anonymous than cash) currency of plastic (credit cards, debit cards).
Updated below: Search giants are upping the ante on the privacy front.Not to be outdone by Google's privacy policies Microsoft is reportedly making all search information anonymous after 18 months, according to Reuters.
SafeWeb wipes out its free privacy service, which masked people's identities while they were online. Looks like the tide is receding for anonymous surfing ventures.
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