Blog Posts Tagged with "Surveillance"
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.
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?"
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.
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).
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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