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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, […]

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A Chinese Rebellion – How Activists are Stamping QR Codes on Currency to Fight Censorship

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger A Chinese Rebellion – How Activists are Stamping QR Codes on Currency to Fight Censorship   One of the most productive trends I have witnessed in 2014 to-date, consists of the increasingly creative ways that activists around the world are fighting back against the status quo (Bitcoin stole the […]


When Refrigerators Attack

  When Refrigerators Attack   Published by NextNewsNetwork About: In the first proven attack of its kind in history, a refrigerator has been used to hack into computers. The home appliance was used to send spam emails in a cyber-attack in December. From December 23rd through January 6th, smart home electronics were infected with botnet […]

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Tech Corps Form Alliance to Push the Internet of Everything

  Source: http://www.occupycorporatism.com By Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism   Tech Corps Form Alliance to Push the Internet of Everything   If the AllSeen Alliance (ASA) has it their way, all of our home appliances, cars and computers will be speaking to each other because of open source frame working that has become the cornerstone of […]


FBI pressures Internet providers to install surveillance software

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org FBI pressures Internet providers to install surveillance software   At least one service provider is fighting this, which is good. Whether this company will prevail is another thing. Indeed many within government probably wonder if a “private” communications company should even exist in this country. How is the government supposed to keep us […]

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Teenage Prodigy Spurns MIT, Chooses Entrepreneurship

Source: http://nextnewsnetwork.com Teenage Prodigy Spurns MIT, Chooses Entrepreneurship   SALT LAKE CITY – Delian Asparouhov, a teenage prodigy from Utah, won honors in math, science, and robotics, and at 14 wrote a revolutionary software program for his father’s company. The Bulgarian immigrant comes from an exceptionally well-educated family in which he was expected to get […]


MUST VIEW VIDEO: Digital Carjackers Show Forbes How Michael Hasting’s Car Could Have Been Remotely Carjacked

Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com Posted by Robert Wenzel Digital Carjackers Show Forbes How Michael Hasting’s Car Could Have Been Remotely Carjacked   Hasting’s isn’t mentioned in the video, just a demonstration of how a car can be remotely carjacked. The research on this was done as a result of funding by the Pentagon, which Forbes writer Andy […]


Murder Mystery(?) Michael Hastings and a CyberSecurity Firm Called Endgame

Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com Posted by Robert Wenzel Murder Mystery(?) Michael Hastings and a CyberSecurity Firm Called Endgame     Reports are beginning to surface about a connection between the reporter Michael Hastings and a mysterious cybersecurity firm known as Endgame. Hastings has been linked to Barrett Brown, who the government alleges is the leader of the […]

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Software guru McAfee arrested in Guatemala

Source: http://www.cbc.ca The Associated Press   Posted: Dec 5, 2012 10:20 PM ET   Last Updated: Dec 6, 2012 1:54 AM ET Software company founder John McAfee was arrested by police in Guatemala on Wednesday for entering the country illegally, hours after he said he would seek asylum in the Central American country. The anti-virus guru was […]