From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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Eagerly-awaited documentary High Tech, Low Life released this week online. The film chronicles life on the edge for two bloggers under China's increasing surveillance and propaganda directives.
2.76 million fixed line and mobile phone users and 1.47 million Web users in region registered for services using their real identities in 2012, following a local regulation the year before to reduce social problems.
The W3C standards body responsible for developing the Do Not Track standard is lurching toward a final document, roughly 18 months behind schedule. The likelihood that a useful standard will emerge is small, leading one Mozilla-backed group to develop its own set of tougher privacy controls.
An enraged Dotcom says European web hosting company LeaseWeb is guilty of 'the largest data massacre in the history of the internet'.
The time has come for a Cyber Bill of Rights — a clear, concise, powerful, understandable, and relevant governance guide to our modern age.
Love him or hate him? These questions abound. The number of ironies borne by the situation is also bewildering.
Ten privacy authorities from countries including Australia, Canada, and Israel have sent a joint letter to Google asking the company to address privacy concerns over Google Glass.
There's an awful lot of paranoia going around these days. But the biggest threats to your privacy don't come from the NSA or the FBI. They come from private companies building massive databases to track your movements. Here's a sensible set of strategies to minimize privacy risks.
Google argues it has the constitutional right to publicly address information it is forced to share with the U.S. government.
An EU-commissioned study has found gaps in the adequacy of India's system, which could prompt legislative changes in order for Indian outsourcing firms to continue their European business.
Almost 300,000 Australian records of phone metadata were accessed last year, without the need for surveillance warrants. All thanks to legislation written well before the advent of the internet or the mobile phone.
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The Australian Greens will today introduce its Bill into parliament to force government agencies to obtain a warrant before accessing telecommunications metadata.
NSA snooping and the Patriot Act have raised thoughts about storing cloud data with non-American companies and outside the USA. Norway's Jottacloud is pitching for that business…
The ongoing chaos that is the NSA story continues. Google, Microsoft, and Facebook try to get permission to tell the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. That doesn't work out so well, and all we get are aggregated numbers and more aggravation.