A new piece in Wired magazine features the discussion of the ethics of using the Internet Census data from Citizen Lab Security Researcher and Technical Advisor Morgan Marquis-Boire and Post-Doctoral Fellow Philippa Gill.
Tag Archives: Data
Source: Stephanie Bodoni, Bloomberg
Facebook Inc., Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. may face stricter privacy rules requiring them to let users shift data to competitors in the EU under proposed changes to a draft law.
Source: Mozilla Blog
People really enjoy social features that help them connect with others. To offer these features, social networks often end collecting lots of personal info, and their users don’t always understand the tradeoffs involved.
Source: Privacy International
Privacy Internationally has submitted two documents to the UK Parliament’s Joint Committee reviewing the draft bill on communications data.
Source: Andy Greenberg, Forbes
When it comes to modern law enforcement surveillance, no one watches the wiretappers.
Source: Ars Technica
The company said it “will not arbitrarily disconnect customers from the Cisco Connect Cloud service based on how they are using the Internet.”
In the June 19 2012 issue of the World Politics Review, Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert explores the role of Big Data and the growing political importance of the corporate giants that own and operate cyberspace.
Source: Kevin Rawlinson, The Independent
The governments of Western democracies are increasingly demanding political content be removed from the internet in a “troubling” sign of the state of free speech, according to online search giant Google.
For six months last year, cyberspies infiltrated and siphoned key data from the computer networks of at least 20 organizations in the US, Australia, Canada, and Europe.
Source: The New New Internet
The Defense Department, which among five agencies involved in the initiative launch, plans to pursue projects for autonomous systems.