From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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A federal judge has lifted a stay on his order that Microsoft comply with a US federal search warrant for data residing on Microsoft servers in Ireland.
Data retention will be a useful tool in a proposal from the content industry to get ISPs to match IP addresses connected to alleged infringers with customer accounts.
"I'm not an expert on software-defined storage or the intricacies of cloud computing," Clinton quipped.
The smart watch is only the beginning. We explore amazing technologies that range all the way from self-powering heart pumps to RFID-equipped NFL players to smart nail polish that can defend against date rape.
The Australian government has been discussing a detailed data-retention wish list with internet service providers for more than four years — with citizens kept in the dark.
The Australian Federal Police inadvertently let sensitive metadata from an active criminal investigation be published online, after providing documents that had not been redacted to Greens Senator Scott Ludlam.
The ease of technical bypasses to avoid being captured by a mandatory data-retention regime is not a concern to ASIO director-general David Irvine.
Attorney-General George Brandis has said that there is no definition of 'metadata', but a 'statutory specification' of metadata will be included in mandatory data-retention legislation to be introduced in this sitting period of parliament.
New documents reveal the existence of the US spy agency's ICReach, a search engine similar to Google which links to citizen communications data.
Browsing history is reportedly not part of Australia's proposed data-retention scheme, but the amount of data uploaded and downloaded by a connection, along with financial information will be kept, according to a leaked document.
Confessional app attempts to strengthen controls as it gets countrywide ban
It might not be a big news week, but it's an interesting one. Should you be able to erase your past and what happens if you erase someone else's as well? A US security contractor wasn't that secure (oops), and exoskeletons. It's ZDNet Government IT week and we got exoskeletons!
There isn't a technical fix for the problem we have with empathy.
Julian Assange (remember him from WikiLeaks?) wants out of the Ecuador embassy and no one cares. It looks like IBM's hardware sale to Lenovo is going through. Plus lots more worldwide government IT news.