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U.S. Patent Office To Decide Whether Patent Troll Company Actually Owns Podcasting

By Kate Cox Consumerist   U.S. Patent Office To Decide Whether Patent Troll Company Actually Owns Podcasting     Podcasts are simply the done thing, in 2014: everyone’s taking their modern update on the radio show with them on the go. One company out there, seeing all the dollar signs, now claims that they invented […]

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Advocacy Groups Worldwide Ask For Terms Of Trans-Pacific Partnership To Be Made Public

By Kate Cox Consumerist   Advocacy Groups Worldwide Ask For Terms Of Trans-Pacific Partnership To Be Made Public   (Great Beyond)   The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a really big deal — literally. The international trade agreement, still under negotiation, has wide-ranging implications for every sector of the American economy and individuals’ rights within it. But […]


Detekt: A New Malware Detection Tool That Can Expose Illegitimate State Surveillance

By Eva Galperin Electronic Frontier Foundation   Detekt: A New Malware Detection Tool That Can Expose Illegitimate State Surveillance     Recent years have seen a boom in the adoption of surveillance technology by governments around the world, including spyware that provides its purchasers the unchecked ability to target remote Internet users’ computers, to read […]

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Christopher Soghoian: Government surveillance — this is just the beginning

  Christopher Soghoian: Government surveillance — this is just the beginning     Published by TED About: Privacy researcher Christopher Soghoian sees the landscape of government surveillance shifting beneath our feet, as an industry grows to support monitoring programs. Through private companies, he says, governments are buying technology with the capacity to break into computers, […]