Blog Posts Tagged with "Surveillance"

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Balancing Act Between Privacy and Security

June 13, 2013 Added by:Jarno Limnéll

Privacy and Security: Both are mandatory – and necessary. Privacy is inherent in our contemporary understanding of democracy, whereas security requires intelligence. The challenge lies in being able to find the right balance while avoiding excesses.

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The NSA’s Word Games Explained: How the Government Deceived Congress in the Debate over Surveillance Powers

June 12, 2013 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation

Concerned about the surveillance of millions of ordinary Americans, last year Senator Ron Wyden asked Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, Jr. a simple question: "Does the NSA collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of Americans?"

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NSA Surveillance Is Legal And Not Targeting Average Americans, Says Texas A&M Professor

June 12, 2013 Added by:InfosecIsland News

Supposed "bombshell revelations" about NSA surveillance programs are, at this point, much ado about nothing, says a professor at Texas A&M University who contends that the government's monitoring of phone and Internet communications has been going on for years, is completely legal and is not targeting the average U.S. citizen.

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The Fight Against Secret Surveillance Law Continues: EFF Asks D.C. Circuit to Order Release of Secret Legal Opinion

March 19, 2013 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation

In a brief filed on Friday, EFF continued its fight against secret surveillance law, asking the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to order the release of a secret opinion of the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC).

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The Dutch, the Yanks, the Cloud and YOU

December 13, 2012 Added by:Don Eijndhoven

Recently a research project by the Amsterdam University [PDF Alert] revealed that US law allows for the US government to access information stored in the Cloud, by (ab)using the PATRIOT act...

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Warrantless Surveillance 101: Introducing EFF's New NSA Domestic Spying Guide

December 06, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation

On December 14th, we hope that the Northern District of California federal court will agree with us that our case challenging illegal domestic spying should move forward. Warrantless wiretapping isn't a state secret—it's a clear violation of FISA, other laws, and the Constitution...

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Google Transparency Report: Let's Read it Together

November 17, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

Government surveillance is one of the most interesting security topics. In many cases governments for various reasons, such as Homeland Security, spy on users tracking their activities on the Internet, intercept their communications, and gain access to email accounts...

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Russia deploys a massive surveillance network system

November 03, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

DPI is most advanced and intrusive category of inspection tools, it is able to analyze every packet in traffic filtering particular services or contents. Remeber that DPI systems have been adopted by various regimes such Iran and also China used the technology to implement its Great Firewall project...

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Stop the Next SOPA and CISPA: Register to Vote for Internet Freedom

September 30, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation

Congress needs to know that the Internet is watching and that users won’t sit on the sidelines as technology intended to connect us and bring knowledge to people worldwide is turned against us for the purposes of censorship and surveillance...

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CleanIT Project: concerns for a Global Surveillance Project

September 23, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

I just returned from the Cyber Threat Summit in Dublin, The event revealed an alarming scenario on cyber threats, no matter if it is cybercrime, hacktivism, cyber terrorism or cyber warfare, all those share a worrying growth of attacks that are influencing our digital lives...

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House Passes the Broad Warrantless Spying Bill

September 23, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation

The House voted to renew the dangerous FISA Amendment Act which hands the NSA broad, warrantless surveillance powers for another five years. Sadly, the House refused to add any oversight powers or privacy protections, despite evidence the NSA has used it to spy on Americans...

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Network Surveillance Devices Discovered via Shodan

September 20, 2012 Added by:shawn merdinger

It’s no secret that Shodan has turned up some interesting findings over the years. Now, we can add surveillance devices like BlueCoat Proxy and PacketShaper boxes, Cisco routers running Lawful Intercept code and various vendors’ CALEA Mediation Devices to what savvy researchers can find...

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Creating a Surveillance-Free Internet

September 20, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation

Since its origins in 2008, Freedom Not Fear has developed the general message: fundamental rights like privacy, free expression, due process, and democratic participation are jeopardized when reactionary, fear-driven surveillance systems penetrate our societies...

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Research Sheds Light on New Surveillance Apps for Smartphones

September 04, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation

The FinSpy Mobile analysis will allow vulnerable and at-risk users to better understand the threat of government surveillance and make better judgements to protect their security and privacy. This software is sophisticated and powerful...

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NSA Still Warrantlessly Wiretapping Americans

August 30, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation

There’s long been ample evidence the NSA has been unlawfully collecting Americans' communications since the passage of the FISA Amendments Act. As the New York Times reported in 2009, the NSA was still collecting purely domestic communications of Americans' in a "significant and systemic" way...

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These Drones are Made for Watchin'

August 19, 2012 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation

The public has been pushing back on broad use of drones by law enforcement. At the request of reporters, advocacy organizations and city councils, public agencies have been required to justify their drone purchases and develop clear policies on when and under what conditions they will use drones for surveillance...

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