Nov 142017
 
 November 14, 2017  Misc Comments Off on Senator Ted Cruz – Privacy Hypocrite, Calls Out Tim Cook – American Hero

Mark Weinstein writes: For years now, stories have come out about how all of Congress hates Senator Ted Cruz. Former Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner called Cruz “Lucifer in the flesh”and a “miserable son of a bitch.” He’s despised on both sides of the aisle, with Democratic Senator [Read More…]

Oct 152017
 
 October 15, 2017  Featured News, Misc, Surveillance, U.S. Comments Off on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Warns Against Warrant-Proof Encryption

Inside Privacy writes: In a speech delivered at the United States Naval Academy on October 10, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein waded into the public debate between data privacy and law enforcement interests.  As part of a discussion moderated by former Covington cybersecurity attorney Jeff Kosseff, Rosenstein’s remarks discussed cyber [Read More…]

Oct 072017
 
 October 7, 2017  Misc Comments Off on The End of Privacy

Andrew Burt, chief privacy officer and legal engineer at Immuta, and Dan Geer, chief information security officer at In-Q-Tel, write: We learned on Tuesday that three billion Yahoo email accounts were compromised in 2013. In early September, it was Equifax’s 143 million credit reports. Just a few months before that, [Read More…]

Sep 222017
 
 September 22, 2017  Misc, Online Comments Off on Trump supporters dig up personal information on thousands of Trump opponents

Ali Breland reports: Supporters of President Trump have compiled a list containing personal information on thousands of people they believe are either opposed to Trump or associated with left-wing “anti-fascist” or “antifa” groups. The list, reported by BuzzFeed, has been circulated and added to on the internet since at least April. The list, which began on [Read More…]