Shareholders of the two largest U.S. telcos are getting twitchy about U.S. surveillance and the possible complicity by the companies' that they're helping to fund.
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The secretive court suspends operations until the government ends its shutdown. A number of Silicon Valley tech companies are battling the court for data disclosure transparency.
It seems a few people from Microsoft and Google in particular read this blog, and good for you. But I'd like to give the industry partners out there, regardless of whether you're in hardware, software, cloud or mobile computing, online or offline industries, or have anything to do with technology, and you want students to fill the boots as the next generation of IT users, talk to me.
The next generation of terrorism is turning to the web to spread propaganda and launch attacks. Are students taking advantage of this easy way to "get political"?
The 'real' Patriot Act is classified, and the law is reinterpreted by the US Department of Justice, the FBI and other law enforcement, according to a US senator.
While cyber-attacks could be -- criminologically speaking -- seen an act of war, the response should not be disproportionate or militarised.
The UK government has backed down on plans to restrict or limit social media use in "times of crisis", in a meeting responding to England riots earlier this month.
Live webcast: Understanding the reach of the USA PATRIOT Act in Europe and further afield. Set your reminders for 30th June 2011.
Microsoft's U.K. head admitted today that no cloud data is safe from the Patriot Act, and the company can be forced to hand EU-stored data over to U.S. authorities.
Jimmy Kimmel is on a one-man mission against the 'culture of Facebook' by announcing National Unfriend Day. But it may well offer a positive side effect: preventing terrorism.