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From March 1, the Chinese government will outlaw the use of fake registration names for internet services such as blogs, social media, and chat platforms within its borders.
The telecommunications industry group the Communications Alliance has rejected claims from Australia's prime minister that mandatory data retention wouldn't be costly to the industry.
The Australian prime minister and the Australian Federal Police have urged the quick passage of the mandatory data-retention Bill, explaining that it will not be a financial burden for telcos and will assist with criminal investigations.
Google fights WikiLeaks, Aussies are fighting data retention, and FTC issues IoT guidelines [Government IT News]
There's a bit of a fuss in Australia about new data retention regulations, and how it plays out Down Under may have implications for IT across the world. Plus Google, WikiLeaks, FTC, Internet of Things, and data center consolidation. It's been a pretty good week.
If you think the government cannot and does not want to get its hands all over your personal data, then think again.
Security and privacy were top issues in 2014, and so Tech Pro Research conducted a survey to find out what companies are planning for 2015. Now more than ever, security and privacy protections are of paramount...
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Breaches of information security and individual privacy hit the headlines regularly in 2014. But how will the arms race between cyber-attackers and defenders develop in the coming year? We analyse the experts' predictions.
Our increasingly mobile and connected world is forging a complex threat landscape where the traditional tools fall short and the old rules no longer apply.
Companies must balance profits and privacy when monetizing their data, otherwise they risk falling off the 'trust cliff' and alienating their customers.
The Internet of Things may mean a bigger workload for infosec practitioners, but 2015's real challenges will be the rapidly changing political landscape and the shortage of skilled professionals.
Right on schedule, The Pirate Bay is up and running again, showing just how tough it is to keep the site offline for good.
Gmail and other international, web-based communications services won't be caught up in the government's mandatory data-retention scheme, according to the Attorney-General's Department.
Unlike regular cookies, the code from a supercookie is designed to evade the deleting capabilities in common browsers.
Reddit's transparency report reveals that 58 percent of US government requests for user data were accepted in 2014.
Australia's second-largest telco has joined its biggest rival in confirming the proposed set of data that the government wants telcos to retain for law-enforcement purposes is 'workable' for the company.
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