Big Telcoms are not protecting privacy well
Big Telcoms are not protecting privacy well

Big Telcoms are not protecting privacy well, according to the most recent survey released by a major consumer watchdog organization. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) says Comcast, Verizon, T-Mobile & AT&T scored the lowest – again – in it’s annual Who Has Your Back survey of internet companies’ efforts to protect the privacy of individual […]

Rule 41: the FBI in your computers
Rule 41: the FBI in your computers

Rule 41: the FBI in your computers and mobile devices with a single warrant from a single federal judge anywhere in the nation. Yes, you read that right: as of December 1, the FBI can now get a single warrant to search anyone’s computer or mobile device anywhere in the nation in pursuit of whatever […]

A new, higher standard for online privacy
A new, higher standard for online privacy

A new, higher standard for online privacy has been proposed by a coalition of influential Internet companies which seeks to further limit secret tracking of online activity. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), together with partners such as the advanced blogging platform Medium, popular privacy browser extensions Disconnect and Adblock as well as private search engine […]

FBI launching facial recognition database this summer?
FBI launching facial recognition database this summer?

As we celebrate the triumphant and, we hope, peaceful running of the┬áBoston Marathon, we can’t help but be reminded the heinous criminals from last year’s tragedy were identified through street cameras and facial recognition. Good luck to everyone and safe running! On the other hand – and it’s a serious other hand – the Electronic […]