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How to make cyberspace safe for human habitation

How to make cyberspace safe for human habitation | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
The Internet is being threatened in unprecedented ways, and everything from national security to your iPhone is at risk. Cory Doctorow on a new book that argues how we can fix it – and fast
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Cory Doctorow's review of Ron Deibert's new book - Black Code: Inside the Battle for Cyberspace

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Cyberactivism branches out beyond just politics in Belarus - Transitions Online

Cyberactivism branches out beyond just politics in Belarus - Transitions Online | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
Cyberactivism branches out beyond just politics in BelarusTransitions Online...
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Former FBI cyber expert: 94% of cyber security breaches unreported

Former FBI cyber expert: 94% of cyber security breaches unreported | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
Though cyber security breaches are happening at the rate of thousands of attacks a day, at a cyber security panel on Monday, former FBI cyber security expert Shawn Henry said, (RT @AccessDataGroup: 94% of cyber security breaches unreported
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.....TeleCommunication Systems Awarded Three Contracts to Deliver Cyber Security Solutions for U.S. Department of Defense

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Facebook Deletes Post on Alleged HR Abuses in Syria, Apologizes

Facebook Deletes Post on Alleged HR Abuses in Syria, Apologizes | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
Facebook has apologized after mistakenly deleting a post by human rights group Article 19. The status in question linked to a report by Human Rights Watch, which details alleged torture centers in Syria.
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Internet Access Is a Human Right, Says United Nations

Internet Access Is a Human Right, Says United Nations | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
A United Nations human rights body resolution passed this week called Internet access and freedom of online expression a basic human right.
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Survey Asks If Tech Companies Will Be Hindered by Oppressive Governments in Near Future

Survey Asks If Tech Companies Will Be Hindered by Oppressive Governments in Near Future | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
Survey Asks If Tech Companies Will Be Hindered by Oppressive Governments in Near Future (TGIF http://t.co/CuUChpMS #FF #FollowFriday @digibred...)...
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Hackers steal BMWs in 3 minutes using security loophole

There has been an unusual spike in the number of BMWs stolen in the UK this year, with some sources suggesting the number may be 300 cars or...
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Politicians put on masks to support the hacker group anonymous

Protest in Europe. Politicians put on masks to support the hacker group anonymous.
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Silencing the trolls: Twitter considers 'hate speech' censorship | No ...

Silencing the trolls: Twitter considers 'hate speech' censorship | No ... | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
Silencing the trolls: Twitter considers 'hate speech' censorship. July 1st, 2012 | Add a Comment. Is Twitter allowing too much freedom? What helped move revolutions along in the Middle East, has a flip side of cyberbullying and abuse, ...
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How to Break Into Security, Schneier Edition — Krebs on Security

How to Break Into Security, Schneier Edition — Krebs on Security | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
Last month, I published the first in a series of advice columns for people who are interested in learning more about security as a craft or profession. In this second installment, I asked noted cryptographer, author and security ...
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U.S. urges China to respect Internet freedom after Bloomberg Web site is censored

U.S. urges China to respect Internet freedom after Bloomberg Web site is censored | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
Bloomberg Web site was blocked after it published an investigative story on wealth amassed by relatives of expected new leader.
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Human Flesh Search Engines and DIY Groupons: Surprising Truths ...

Human Flesh Search Engines and DIY Groupons: Surprising Truths ... | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
Despite the censorship, China's netizens aren't all living in closeted ignorance, either. Internet users frequently use euphemisms and acronyms – such as “GFW” for “Great Firewall” and “64″ for June 4, the anniversary of the ...
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Journalists: Ethiopia refining Internet censorship - Boston.com

Journalists: Ethiopia refining Internet censorshipBoston.comThe Committee to Protect Journalists says it appears Ethiopia is extending and refining its censorship of Internet news with a sophistication that could encourage other authoritarian regimes...
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Wikipedia blackout in Russia to protest censorship

Wikipedia blackout in Russia to protest censorship | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
If proposed amendments to a Russian law get passed, a wave of censorship could ripple through the country's Web sites including a complete closure of Wikipedia. Read this blog post by Dara Kerr on Internet & Media.
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Cybercrime: EU citizens concerned by security of personal information and ... - eGov monitor

Cybercrime: EU citizens concerned by security of personal information and ... - eGov monitor | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
Cybercrime: EU citizens concerned by security of personal information and ...eGov monitorA new Eurobarometer survey shows that Internet users are very concerned about cyber security: 89% avoid disclosing personal information online, and 74% agree...

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Industry expects to see compromise Senate cybersecurity framework soon - The Hill (blog)

Industry expects to see compromise Senate cybersecurity framework soonThe Hill (blog)cybersecurity bill that would require companies that operate critical infrastructure to meet a set of security standards developed in part by the Homeland Security...
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MAMNOU3!

MAMNOU3! | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
A Lebanese web-series about the day-to-day inner workings of the country's censorship bureau.

مسلسل لبناني على الانترنت عن الحياة اليومية في مكتب الرقابة.
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Human Rights Council backs Internet freedom - New York Daily News

CBC.caHuman Rights Council backs Internet freedomNew York Daily NewsThe UN Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva passed its first resolution on Internet freedom on Thursday with a call for all states to support individuals' rights online as much as...
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Malware Hits Apple App Store ‘For First Time Ever’ - TechWeekEurope UK

Malware Hits Apple App Store ‘For First Time Ever’ - TechWeekEurope UK | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
The first malware in the Apple App Store steals address books and spams contacts, and also hit Android, says Eugene Kaspersky (A one off or more bad eggs to come?
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Still infected, 300,000 PCs to lose Internet access July 9

Eight months after FBI broke up hacker ring, court pulling plug on DNS servers.
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The Federalist: Sri Lanka closes down Internet news sites

The Federalist: Sri Lanka closes down Internet news sites | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
The attacks on a free Internet go on and on - country by country. Sri Lankan police Friday shut down opposition news websites, accusing them of carrying "false and vulgar reports", months after imposing censorship on news ...
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Cuba, Russia, and China Shut Down UN Human Rights Discussion ...

Cuba, Russia, and China Shut Down UN Human Rights Discussion ... | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
Already, Venezuela has indicated it wishes to leave the highest human rights court in the Western Hemisphere -- the Inter-American Court for Human Rights. Why? Because it loses, time and time and time again.
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Irish OSCE internet event a model for future conferences - The Irish Times

Irish OSCE internet event a model for future conferences - The Irish Times | Netfreedom | Scoop.it
KUDOS TO the Department of Foreign Affairs for taking a risk with its two- day meeting at Dublin Castle last week of the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), which focused on internet freedom.
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Latest hacker dump looks like Comcast, AT&T data | Security & Privacy - News Stand 247

A group of hackers has posted to the Web today data that appears to include Comcast employee names, ages and salaries, as well as e-mails and passwords associated with AT&T VoIP service account

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