This post is written by Citizen Lab Visiting Fellow Luis Horacio Najera on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2013.
Tag Archives: Surveillance
Citizen Lab is pleased to announce the release of “For Their Eyes Only: The Commercialization of Digital Spying.” The report features new findings, as well as consolidating a year of our research on the commercial market for offensive computer network intrusion capabilities developed by Western companies.
May 14, 2013
A new post written by Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan as part of the joint project by Privacy International, Agentura.Ru and the Citizen Lab on Russia’s surveillance state.
This Social Media CyberWatch looks at the rebirth of CISPA, death of bill C-30, EU privacy lobbying, Facebook and Google Play privacy concerns, and various web tracking policy developments such as Do Not Track and third-party cookies implementations.
Source: Laura Payton, CBC News
Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson says the controversial Bill C-30, known as the online surveillance or warrantless wiretapping bill, won’t go ahead due to opposition from the public.
Titled “Teachers’ pension plan invests in Internet surveillance firm,” the Toronto Star editorial connects the investment group that manages the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan (OTPP) with Blue Coat Systems.
On 1 February, Tech and Law Centre at the University of Milan will host Morgan Marquis-Boire with a talk on “For Their Eyes Only: The Changing Face of Online Spying ”.
Hosted by Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, the segment explored US involvement in exporting arms and censorship, surveillance and filtering technology to brutal regimes abroad.
Citizen Lab Technical Advisor Morgan Marquis-Boire gave a plenary talk at the State Surveillance And Human Rights Camp in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on December 13.