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A new Australian branch of the OKF will push for greater information sharing between public and government, business and research sectors, and create new open data-based tools.
The NSA story just gets more and more out of control, Assange phones it in to the Wikileaks party, Manning gets sentenced, and oh so much more. If this stuff weren't true, you'd think it would be in a bad Bruce Willis movie.
Top security researchers and hackers on device spyhacks explain how UK police are hacking David Miranda's computer and phone, and what to do if it happens to you.
ZDNetGovWeek: More Snowden, Google encrypts data, exclusive interview, and whistleblowers get no love
Nothin' says lovin' like encryption on your servers, and that means Google must love us a lot. Read on to find out about how Google plans on encrypting data, a recap of a fascinating exclusive interview, government technology news from around the world, and the never-ending-ever saga of the NSA.
Government intrusiveness is the story that won't go away. This week, two email providers who offer encrypted hosted email shut their doors citing either government intervention or the potential thereof. And, of course, there's more NSA. President Obama even steps in to say a few words.
Cloud companies need to register now if they want their slice of business done through the UK government's CloudStore.
ZDNetGovWeek: Snowden to stay in Russia, nothing-to-hide no excuse, Utah pays taxes for NSA power, and more
Somehow, we can't seem to keep America's most secretive agency out of the news. The NSA is back with a story about XKeyscore, another one about how Utah residents have to pay an NSA power bill, Russia welcomes (or at least tolerates) Snowden, and lots of other gov-stuff around the world.
In a rare coup by government for private business, HM Revenue and Customs has nabbed the current Vodafone CIO to take up the same role at the U.K.'s tax office.
TalkTalk's HomeSurf filter was lauded by the UK PM last week. But its links to Huawei and issues around censorship have caused some consternation.
ZDNetGovWeek: A great Great Debate, Vint Cerf speaks, half of India hit with malware, and still some NSA
This is a great week for ZDNetGovWeek. Violet Blue and David Gewirtz went head-to-head on the freedom vs. security debate, moderated by Zack Whittaker. That, plus all the gov news that's fit to blog, worldwide, this week in ZDNetGovWeek.
As long as this partisan foolishness continues, Americans won't trust America's leaders. That makes it almost impossible for Americans to trust potentially intrusive, yet necessary security measures.
FTSE 350 companies are being invited to review their cyber governance by the heads of GCHQ and MI5.
Yesterday MP Claire Perry's website was hacked. The current advisor to the British Prime Minister on UK Internet filtering laws accused a blogger who reported it of the deed, in threats revealing she doesn't know how links or websites work.
It is not really surprising that internet filtering plans in the UK would bring the pro-filter people back out in Australia.
Internet subscribers will be asked to choose whether or not to filter adult content by the end of next year.