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Adulterated Security

When the Ashley Madison breach was announced, the most confusing aspect of the reportage came directly from the screen capture of the site’s home page. It reads: 478 more words

Society

Citizen Four

Citzenfour is a devastating indictment of the Obama administration’s expansion of the NSA surveillance program and the logical outcome of the Bush era Homeland security act. 265 more words

American

Film: Matt Damon talks Bourne 5

Film: Matt Damon talks Bourne 5

In a recent interview with Buzzfeed, Matt Damon talked about the political climate and inspiration behind Bourne 5. 272 more words

Film

Steve Jobs famously disdained Washington, D.C., but Tim Cook’s quietly taking it on

”As Apple chief Tim Cook quietly slipped out of a public meeting at the White House for a private lunch with Eric Holder in December 2013, the attorney general braced himself for a rough encounter,” Tony Romm reports for Politico. 438 more words

News

The Ashley Madison Hack Exposes Our Surveillance Society

The recent dramatic fallout from the hack of Ashley Madison, a dating website for married people (Tagline: Life is short. Have an affair), is still reverberating around the world.   1,576 more words

Column

Micro: How 'Tor' keeps things anonymous

Anonymity online can strike some as scary; what, some argue, do you need to be doing online that requires you to hide your identity if not mischief? 182 more words

Things To Do

National Insecurity, the Internet and Data Retention

UK and Australia have introduced internet monitoring and data retention laws.

Canada too is introducing a similar bill. France as well.

The UK has had the High Court… 475 more words

Politics