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America through the N.S.A.'s PRISM

America through the N.S.A.'s PRISM | Technical issues | Scoop.it
A Post report reveals that an N.S.A. program called PRISM has, for the past six years, been “tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S.
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Will spying on users kill online businesses?

Will spying on users kill online businesses? | Technical issues | Scoop.it
Online companies, including Google and Facebook, are under pressure to stand up to the NSA
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To The NSA, Internet Surveillance Is A Game

To The NSA, Internet Surveillance Is A Game | Technical issues | Scoop.it
NSA analysts eavesdropping on emails and web browsing habits can reportedly win skillz points and unlock achievements. Epic win
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Obama holds secret surveillance meeting with tech leaders: report

Obama holds secret surveillance meeting with tech leaders: report | Technical issues | Scoop.it
Leaks to Politico say closed-door Oval Office meeting included Apple CEO Tim Cook, and Google’s Vint Cerf
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I am a camera

I am a camera | Technical issues | Scoop.it
Rory Cellan Jones tries out a new wearable camera - and worries about the implications for privacy.
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NSA chief defends surveillance program at hacker conference - Technology & Science - CBC News

NSA chief defends surveillance program at hacker conference - Technology & Science - CBC News | Technical issues | Scoop.it
The head of the U.S. National Security Agency defended the government's much-criticized surveillance program against hecklers among a crowd of computer systems analysts Wednesday, but also had a challenge for them: If you don't like it, lend your...
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U.S. surveillance puts Internet governance at risk

U.S. surveillance puts Internet governance at risk | Technical issues | Scoop.it
One year ago, many users were engaged in a contentious debate over the question of who should govern the Internet. The debate pitted the current model
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Québec: plus de 90% des entreprises branchées à Internet | Internet

Québec: plus de 90% des entreprises branchées à Internet | Internet | Technical issues | Scoop.it
Les entreprises québécoises qui ne sont pas branchées sur le web sont devenues l'exception plutôt que la norme, et ce, dans toutes les régions du Québec.
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Former FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski: 'people have the right to send and receive information over the internet, period'

Former FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski: 'people have the right to send and receive information over the internet, period' | Technical issues | Scoop.it
It's been just over two weeks since Julius Genachowski stepped down as chairman of the FCC after four years in charge of the nation's communications policy, and he looks extremely relaxed. You...
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IPhones 'attacked' via bogus charger

IPhones 'attacked' via bogus charger | Technical issues | Scoop.it
Apple iPhones can be taken over with "alarming" ease using a custom-built charger, security researchers warn
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Syrian Electronic Army: Assad's cyber warriors

Syrian Electronic Army: Assad's cyber warriors | Technical issues | Scoop.it
Phishing attack is latest by pro-Assad hackers operating out of Dubai, who target sites with views opposed to their own
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With CISPA dead, a look ahead to the Senate’s coming work on cybersecurity

With CISPA dead, a look ahead to the Senate’s coming work on cybersecurity | Technical issues | Scoop.it
We're back to where we were, amazingly. In 2012, we watched CISPA pass in the House, insufficiently amended to protect the privacy of the average citizen. The President threatened ...
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How Cybercriminals Attack The Cloud -- Dark Reading

How Cybercriminals Attack The Cloud -- Dark Reading | Technical issues | Scoop.it
What attacks are most likely against cloud computing environments? Here's a look -- and some advice
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Wordpress attacked by giant botnet

Wordpress attacked by giant botnet | Technical issues | Scoop.it
The Wordpress blogging platform, which hosts more than 64 million websites, has been attacked by a huge botnet
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The NSA Is Commandeering the Internet

The NSA Is Commandeering the Internet | Technical issues | Scoop.it
Technology companies have to fight for their users, or they'll eventually lose them.
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Stop Thinking That Tech Hacks Are the Solution to Our Surveillance Woes | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Stop Thinking That Tech Hacks Are the Solution to Our Surveillance Woes | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | Technical issues | Scoop.it
It’s a telling sign when one company is bullied -- and the other preemptively so -- into going against the prevailing instinct of developing yet another technological fix.
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Canada's North in dire need of better wireless, broadband services: report

Canada's North in dire need of better wireless, broadband services: report | Technical issues | Scoop.it
While Ottawa and Canada's telecoms duke it out over wireless competition in Canada, both may want to pay attention to a new report by the Conference Board of Canada, which has identified high costs and lack of broadband and wireless...
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Surveillance questions snowball: 5 stories you may have missed - Technology & Science - CBC News

Surveillance questions snowball: 5 stories you may have missed - Technology & Science - CBC News | Technical issues | Scoop.it
In the past week, media outlets published shocking new details based on documents from former U.S. security contractor Edward Snowden, while U.S. officials continued to struggle with fallout by publishing documents of their own.
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DDoS Attacks Shorter, But Pack More Punch: Reports | SecurityWeek.Com

DDoS Attacks Shorter, But Pack More Punch: Reports | SecurityWeek.Com | Technical issues | Scoop.it
While DDoS attacks are becoming more powerful, recent trends show they are not lasting as long, with 86 percent lasting less than one hour, according to Arbor Networks.
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Internet Access Pricing in a Post-IPv4 Runout World


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APNIC's curator insight, May 28, 2013 11:29 PM

This is an in-depth analysis on CGN economics by Lee Howard (TWC). It's worth a read!

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America through the N.S.A.'s PRISM

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A Post report reveals that an N.S.A. program called PRISM has, for the past six years, been “tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S.
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Microsoft Corp and FBI in joint cybercrime assault

Microsoft Corp and FBI in joint cybercrime assault | Technical issues | Scoop.it
Microsoft's digital crimes unit takes down at least 1,000 Citadel botnets in attempt to curb $500m theft from bank accounts
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Spyware 'hiding' under Firefox brand

Spyware 'hiding' under Firefox brand | Technical issues | Scoop.it
The Mozilla Foundation has accused the makers of Finfisher surveillance software of falsely using the Firefox name
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Pinging the Whole Internet Reveals Unsecured Backdoors That Could Tempt Hackers and Cyber Criminals | MIT Technology Review

Pinging the Whole Internet Reveals Unsecured Backdoors That Could Tempt Hackers and Cyber Criminals | MIT Technology Review | Technical issues | Scoop.it
A home science experiment that probed billions of Internet devices reveals that thousands of industrial and business systems offer remote access to anyone.
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Lower costs a goal of new Montreal Internet Exchange

Lower costs a goal of new Montreal Internet Exchange | Technical issues | Scoop.it
Canada's third Internet Exchange Point (IXP) will open its doors to member registration May 1 and could help drive down the cost
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Porn sites hit back at malware claim

Porn sites hit back at malware claim | Technical issues | Scoop.it
Pornographic websites singled out as being potentially harmful to visitors have hit back at the allegations.
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