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Sascha Meinrath
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Had fascinating convos w/@nytimes in run-up to their story on @Cardinals hacking @Astros http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/18/sports/baseball/when-it-came-to-anonymity-hacking-efforts-were-minor-league.html @saschameinrath @xlabrocks
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Spread the word! Senate planning Sunday session to pass legislation legalizing mass surveillance in dead of night! #sunset215 #USAFREEDOM
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How bad is the ill-named USA Freedom Act?@ACLU and @FreedomWorks are both blasting it: http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2015/05/20/patriot-act-senate-law-nsa-reform-column/27591559/@civlib @xlabrocks
Either fill the holes, or let the insidious Section 215 expire - for good.
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.@amnesty International &@EFF join growing coalition of orgs opposing #USAFREEDOM Act (which would legalize mass surveillance).@xlabrocks
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Correction:@EFF says it's "withdrawing our support" of #USAFREEDOM @saschameinrath @amnesty @XLabRocks
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Recap of my keynote address opening last week's International Digital Society Conference: https://publicservice.asu.edu/content/technology%E2%80%99s-role-tackling-problems-focus-asu-hosted-digital-government-conference
Sascha Meinrath wants policymakers to know that creating community wireless data networks doesn't have to involve paying telecommunication companies millions of dollars in equipment and costs. He delivered that message to attendees of the 16th annual International Digital Society Conference on ...
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Out now!@saschameinrath @RT_com story re #USAFREEDOM https://youtu.be/M0ZUCV7FLoU on payments and liability protection to corps to spy on users.
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About to give awesome opening keynote at International Conference on Digital Government Research: http://dgo2015.dgsociety.org/@xlabrocks#dgo2015
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sigh Free ID protection b/c of #CareFirst hack; & just as my ID protection from Yale ran out for same. Corps still not liable for bad IT.
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Honored to keynote next week's International Conference on Digital Government Research @ASU: http://dgo2015.dgsociety.org @xlabrocks
16th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research. Search form. General Information. About the Conference · Organizing Committee · Program Committee. Registration. Registration and Fee Rates · Register Now! ASU Student Volunteers. Program ...
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3 years ago, NTSB asked me to provide expert advice on positive train control... advice NTSB, tragically, ignored: http://www.ibtimes.com/amtraks-failure-gain-wireless-spectrum-rights-stymied-safety-technology-1924499
The inspector general's report warned that failure to obtain radio frequency was delaying a safety system that might have prevented the derailment.
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