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New York Times: N.S.A. Halts Collection of Americans’ Emails About Foreign Targets

New York Times: N.S.A. Halts Collection of Americans’ Emails About Foreign Targets. “The National Security Agency has halted one of the most disputed practices of its warrantless wiretapping program: collecting Americans’ emails and texts to and from people overseas that mention foreigners targeted for surveillance, according to officials familiar with the matter.”

Security & Legal Issues

Home Depot left customer data exposed from their MyInstall program on website

Remember the big credit card hack Home Depot had a few years ago (2014)? Well, they still have some basic security issues to fix.

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Moscow imam sentenced for 'justification of terrorism'

The 65-year-old Imam of the Moscow mosque “Yardyam” Mahmud Velitov was found guilty of ‘publically justifying terrorism’ and sentenced for three years in prison in a penal colony, according to the website of the Investigative Committee of Russia. 205 more words


Flawed Logic in W3C Spec 3.2 of HTML-Design-Principles "Priority of Constituencies" - AutoComplete Bug

I believe there is a concept flaw in the W3C spec regarding “priority of constituencies” (https://www.w3.org/TR/html-design-principles/#priority-of-constituencies).

I agree with this explanation http://www.schemehostport.com/2011/10/priority-of-constituencies.html for sites like facebook where users own their data, but not for company sites where companies own the data and users are just performing a role regarding company data.  117 more words


Why is China criticizing THAAD in South Korea?

China once again denounces the deployment of THAAD, Russia is also critical. In your opinion, is THAAD a right answer to North Korea missile threat and how do you perceive the objections of China, Russia that it damages the regional strategic balance and stability? 128 more words


Where is my import/export security utility???

When I first started working on Hyperion Planning, clients and consultants would call the hotline and ask how they could see their existing security because back in the 1.0 days it was not available. 565 more words


AfDB president calls for jobs creation to disrupt terrorists’ recruitments in Africa

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, said on Thursday attention must be paid to extreme rural poverty, high rates of unemployment among the youths and climate and environmental degradation. 272 more words