I want it so badly
Sunday, 26 March 2017

Minister says encryption on messaging services is unacceptable

quote [ Technology companies must cooperate more with law enforcement agencies and should stop offering a "secret place for terrorists to communicate" using encrypted messages, British interior minister Amber Rudd said on Sunday. ]
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+2]
[by XregnaR@7:01pmGMT] [3 comments]

Saturday, 25 March 2017

The Multibillion-Dollar U.S. Spy Agency You Haven?t Heard of

quote [ How President Trump might turn an all-seeing spy apparatus on innocent American citizens. ]
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+7]
[by arrowhen@1:49amGMT] [0 comments]

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Man jailed indefinitely for refusing to decrypt hard drives loses appeal

quote [ ?Our client has now been in custody for almost 18 months,? defense attorney says. ]

The 5th Amendment is the 5th Amendment is the 5th Amendment.
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+2]
[by XregnaR@1:02pmGMT] [16 comments]

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Edina police ask for whole city's Google searches, and a judge says yes

quote [ The people of Edina probably don't know it, but they're doing battle with the Edina Police Department over the right to online privacy.
The cops are winning. ]
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+6 WTF]
[by arrowhen@5:34pmGMT] [11 comments]

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Is Facebook A Structural Threat To Free Society?

quote [ I?d like you to seriously consider the idea that Facebook has a greater ability to understand the human psyche than every psychologist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, and behavioral economist in human history combined. If this shocks you, allow me to explain. ]
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+7 Interesting]
[by arrowhen@12:16amGMT] [41 comments]

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

These are the 17 House Representatives that introduced a bill to let telecoms sell your personal internet history

quote [ Most Americans don't know that telecoms and internet service providers store the internet history of their users; even more don't know that recently introduced legislation aims to do away with privacy protections on this high value data. ]

Not a single D in the bunch.
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+1 Sad]
[by XregnaR@5:12pmGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 13 March 2017

The most striking thing about the WikiLeaks CIA data dump is how little most people cared

quote [ Perhaps we all simply assume the government is listening anyway. ]
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+4 Interesting]
[by XregnaR@2:55pmGMT] [9 comments]

Saturday, 11 March 2017

These are the 24 Senators that introduced a bill to let telecoms sell your private internet history

quote [ Specifically, the FCC had been able to prevent internet service providers (ISPs) from spying on your internet history, and selling what they gathered, without express permission. This legal protection on your internet history is currently under attack thanks to these 24 Senators and lots of ISP lobbying spend. ]
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+5 Informative]
[by arrowhen@7:40pmGMT] [2 comments]

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed

quote [ Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named "Vault 7" by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency. ]
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+5 Interesting]
[by XregnaR@3:42pmGMT] [8 comments]

To keep Tor hack source code secret, DOJ dismisses child porn case

quote [ Rather than share the now-classified technological means that investigators used to locate a child porn suspect, federal prosecutors in Washington state have dropped all charges against a man accused of accessing Playpen, a notorious and now-shuttered website. ]
[SFW] [Big Brother] [+6 WTF]
[by XregnaR@2:08pmGMT] [5 comments]

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