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Invisible Digital Identity, Privacy, Tracking

Beck’s and Reilly’s articles give us a lot of resources we can use to “track the trackers,” take control of our invisible digital identities, and just generally increase our awareness of how we are being monitored as we move about in digital spaces. 445 more words

In Class

BetaNews: The best and worst rated countries for internet surveillance

BetaNews: The best and worst rated countries for internet surveillance. “We all know that some countries censor their citizens’ access to the internet. But which are the most intrusive when it comes to online surveillance? 27 more words

Security & Legal Issues

The Spanda Cycle #2 - Big data: security & privacy

The second chapter of the Spanda Cycle was published the 22nd of May 2014. It investigates the ultimate methods and practices of data-analysis and digital surveillance used by different governments and institutions. 2,208 more words

The Spanda Cycle

MSM: American Pravda

One can always count on the perspicacious Victor Davis Hanson to put the issues of the day into sharp perspective.

And he’s right as rain on this one: The MSM’s refusal to soldier on in its traditional role as nonpartisan muckraker is deeply troubling. 190 more words

Jim Langcuster

Ars Technica: US spy lab hopes to geotag every outdoor photo on social media

Ars Technica: US spy lab hopes to geotag every outdoor photo on social media. “Imagine if someone could scan every image on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, then instantly determine where each was taken. 74 more words

Gov

ZDNet: New LTE attacks can snoop on messages, track locations and spoof emergency alerts

ZDNet: New LTE attacks can snoop on messages, track locations and spoof emergency alerts . “A slew of newly discovered vulnerabilities can wreak havoc on 4G LTE network users by eavesdropping on phone calls and text messages, knocking devices offline, and even spoofing emergency alerts. 46 more words

Security & Legal Issues

China using big data to detain people before crime is committed: report (The Globe and Mail)

The Globe and Mail: China using big data to detain people before crime is committed: report . “Barely seven months ago, a senior Chinese official promised that artificial intelligence could one day help authorities spot crime before it happens. 37 more words

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