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British surveillance state "worse than Orwell’s 1984"


UN Special Rapporteur on Privacy Joseph Cannataci has described Britain’s oversight of surveillance as a “bad joke” and said the situation is worse than anything author George Orwell imagined in his dystopian novel “Nineteen Eighty-Four.” 347 more words

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Man taken into custody for Camp Shelby incident identified; charged with disturbing the peace

UPDATE: The Perry county sheriff says Alfred Baria, 61, has been taken into custody after a second report of shots fired near Camp Shelby in the last two days. 462 more words


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Smartphones changed the way we connect with the world: most U.S. smartphone owners check their phone at least hourly.

Essentially we are staying in constant touch with each other through our handheld devices. 648 more words

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Malware: A new normal

Maybe you have experienced – or perhaps you can imagine – the stress and hectic schedule that is characteristic of leaving a company where one has become a valuable member of a small and very busy team.   1,938 more words

Telecom Condemns Passage of USA FREEDOM Act by Senate

The USA FREEDOM Act passed the U.S. Senate today in a vote of 67-32, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The legislation reauthorizes Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act, which permits bulk collection of phone data by the Federal government. 382 more words

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The Anti-Surveillance Strategies That Could Ruin the Internet

The post-Snowden world is a little like a new parent suddenly worrying about the security of its baby… data. Governments, companies, and citizens alike are now wrestling with how to secure it. 1,141 more words

Brooklyn Coder Lauren McCarthy Wants To Cure Your Crippling Social Awkwardness

In a world where your friends can now set you up on virtual blind dates, it’s hard to believe tech could be the solution to any uncomfortable situation. 900 more words