Information Technology Policy Blog: Location Data and Privacy, Facebook ...
Location Data and Privacy, Facebook and German Privacy Laws, Surveillance Cookies that Won't Die. Some interesting developments this wee
Homeland Security Warns of Java Vulnerability Used for Ransomeware
ZDNet (and all major outlets) covers the Department of Homeland Security warning about the latest Java vulnerability: "We are currently unaw
14 Year Old Blogger and Peace Prize Winner Shot by Taliban
14 Year old Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani blogger and National Peace Prize winner, has barely survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban
New Tech Observer: Illinois Judge: It is Legal to Audio Record Police In...
The eavesdropping law prohibits citizens from making audio or visual recordings of others without every recorded person's explicit conse
Technology Product Reviews, Commentary & Evaluations | ZDNet
Technology product reviews from ZDNet Reviews. Research full product reviews, videos, images and specs. Find the best prices from ZDNet auth
Fighting SOPA With a Discussion of the OPEN Piracy Policy
Legislators post text of alternative to SOPA bill online, ask for public comment.
12-12 Morning Coffee - Privacy and Tech News: New Tech Observer
12-12 Morning Coffee - Privacy and Tech News. Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. Japanese professor censored for tweets a
New Tech Observer: Domestic Drones Approved by New Law
A new law signed by President Obama requires the FCC to approve domestic drones for a variety of domestic purposes; selling real estate, fin
New Tech Observer: Artificial Intelligence as Squirrel Deterrent
An enterprising computer scientist, Kurt Grandis, decided to use python and some DIY hardware to build a squirrel scarer for his backyard. T
New Book Chronicles the Warrantless Surveillance Program
US News has a review of a new book by Kurt Eichenwald discusses the 500 days following the September 11 attacks and the implementation of th
New Tech Observer: NSA Chief Denies Domestic Spying
Alexander said “No,” adding that the “NSA does not have the ability to do that in the United States.” Elaborating, Alexander added: “We don&
Paramount Pictures Asks Students How to Prevent Piracy: New Tech Observer
Paramount Pictures vice president of worldwide content protection and outreach, Alfred C. Perry sent a note to dozens of law professors sayi
Google's Eric Schmidt Warns New UN Treaty Will be a Disaster
A new UN treaty could change how the Internet is regulated, Eric Schmidt warns, emphatically, that we'll regret the changes if they happen.
List of Sites Going Dark Today Over SOPA, and How Yours Can Too
Technorati's list of important and popular web sites that have called it quits today, in protest of SOPA. Check back often!
New Tech Observer: Handbook on Mobile Device Privacy in Canada
If you're in Vancouver, BC, handbook author Greg McMullen is giving a talk to officially launch the handbook on Monday, March 5 at 12:30