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Google joins protest against Russia's web blacklist

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A protest against Russian proposals to block websites deemed illegal has brought out the web’s big beast, after the bill was passed by the lower house of the country’s parliament. The Duma passed bill  89417-6, in which the government proposed creating a blacklist of websites containing child porn, drug-related and extremist material...
Google joins protest against Russia's web blacklist

Boot up: FBI honeypots, Apple results, internet population doubles, Skype on Nokia and more

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Plus RIM and Nokia and the valley of mobile doom, Microsoft and the consumer, the Oatmeal on the state of the web, and moreA quick burst of 11 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team"The hidden side of your soul": How the FBI uses the...
Boot up: FBI honeypots, Apple results, internet population doubles, Skype on Nokia and more

Decryption disclosure doesn't violate Fifth Amendment, judge rules in child porn case

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A federal judge in Wisconsin has ordered a suspect in a child porn investigation to either provide prosecutors with the passwords to several encrypted storage devices of his that are thought to contain incriminating evidence or to provide them with a decrypted copy of the contents of the drives....
Decryption disclosure doesn't violate Fifth Amendment, judge rules in child porn case

GOP Platform May Include Internet Freedom Language... But Also Wants Crackdown On Internet Porn

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We've discussed the push to get both major political parties in the US to adopt language around internet freedom in their official platforms. With the RNC Convention happening, there's been some news that they are, in fact, putting in some internet freedom language, but the specifics do matter. The Daily...
GOP Platform May Include Internet Freedom Language... But Also Wants Crackdown On Internet Porn

Russian Authorities Empowered To Shut Down Internet Sites

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New legislation has taken effect in Russia giving the government powers to shut down websites without a fair trial. The amendment to the Act for Information is, say the authorities, to protect children from the more nefarious aspects of the Internet, such as websites which encourage suicide, drug abuse, child...
Russian Authorities Empowered To Shut Down Internet Sites

Law & Disorder wrap up: PC-stabbing pedophiles and ditching software patents

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As we wait for a verdict in the Oracle v. Google patent phase, ponder these top 10 stories from Law & Disorder. FBI comes looking for child porn, so man stabs his computer If you're going to thrust a samurai sword into your computer, aim well. Prosecutors: "pedodave69" was former...
Law & Disorder wrap up: PC-stabbing pedophiles and ditching software patents

Court says NO to child porn charges over 'Sexting'

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Court says NO to child porn charges over 'Sexting'

Russia Uses New Internet Censorship Bill To Silence Prominent Reporters Who Criticized The Government

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Last summer, Russia passed an internet blacklist bill which required ISPs to censor certain sites. At the time, of course, Russian officials insisted it would be used to "protect the children" from "harmful information," including child porn, suicide instructions, and pro-drug propaganda. They insisted it would not go beyond that....
Russia Uses New Internet Censorship Bill To Silence Prominent Reporters Who Criticized The Government

Feature: "The hidden side of your soul": How the FBI uses the Web as a child porn honeypot

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The e-mail arrived in James Charles Cafferty's inbox on July 14, 2011. Unlike most unsolicited e-mail on the Internet, the message did not pitch mortgages, get rich quick scams, or penis pills. Instead, it provided a link to an under-the-radar child pornography website and the password needed to access...
Feature: "The hidden side of your soul": How the FBI uses the Web as a child porn honeypot

Defendant Ordered to Decrypt Laptop May Have Forgotten Password

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Photo: Some girl named Jen/Flickr A Colorado woman ordered to decrypt her laptop so prosecutors may use the files against her in a criminal case might have forgotten the password, the defendant’s attorney said Monday. The authorities seized the Toshiba laptop from defendant Ramona Fricosu in 2010 with a...
Defendant Ordered to Decrypt Laptop May Have Forgotten Password

Congress plans to alter CISPA to allay fears

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US Congress representatives Dutch Ruppersberger and Mike Rogers revealed Tuesday that they were changing the controversial CISPA bill to defuse some of the complaints about overreach. Amendments would limit information the government could get about Internet security to specific cases, such as rogue attacks, criminal investigations, safeguards against national security...
Congress plans to alter CISPA to allay fears

Pixie Porn Habit Lands Man in Jail

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Her? (Photo: Fanpop.com) Poor Ronald Clark. All he wanted to do was, relax, crack open a Mountain Dew and watch some downloaded videos of elves, pixies, and “other fantasy creatures” doing it. Instead, the New Zealand man landed in jail. A court in Auckland ruled that Mr. Clark’s pixie porn...
Pixie Porn Habit Lands Man in Jail

Why Google's 'Open' Complaint About Facebook And Apple Is Bunk (GOOG, AAPL, FB)

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Google search engineer Matt Cutts has a new video out reminding people that Google can manually remove or demote your site from Google search results if you are caught trying to game the system. That makes perfect sense. But it's exactly the kind of controlling behavior that Google says is...
Why Google's 'Open' Complaint About Facebook And Apple Is Bunk (GOOG, AAPL, FB)

Add Argentina To The List Of Countries Looking To Censor The Internet (For The Children, Of Course)

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We've noted that both Russia and China recently pushed for even more internet censorship, and both did so while claiming that it was really to "protect the children." Of course, lots of other countries are following suit. For example, Argentina is now considering a bill that appears to created a...
Add Argentina To The List Of Countries Looking To Censor The Internet (For The Children, Of Course)

Reddit Expressly Bans Child Porn

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After enormous pressure from competing sites as well as the media, Reddit has instituted what administrators of the 800-lb gorilla of link aggregation call "A necessary change in policy" regarding sexual images of children: Read More...
Reddit Expressly Bans Child Porn
The self-sacrificing teams who keep child porn off the web

Once Again, Courts Struggle With Whether Of Not Forcing You To Decrypt Your Computer Is Unconstitutional

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For years, courts have gone back and forth over whether or not it's a 5th Amendment violation to force someone to decrypt their computer hard drives. Some have noted that it is a form of self-incrimination, and thus cannot be required, but others have ruled the other way. Not surprisingly,...
Once Again, Courts Struggle With Whether Of Not Forcing You To Decrypt Your Computer Is Unconstitutional

Google Managers Reject Agent’s Claims on Piracy

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Hollywood agent extraordinaire Ari Emanuel on Wednesday night ridiculed the idea that Google couldn't keep purveyors of pirated content out of search results, since it blocks child porn. Two Google senior vice presidents flatly rejected the comparison....
Google Managers Reject Agent’s Claims on Piracy

The worst job at Google: hunting for child porn, beheading videos

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"Bestiality, necrophilia…body mutilations… explicit fetishes (like diaper porn)" are just a few of the things a Google employee saw while monitoring the company's products for unsavory content, according to a piece at BuzzFeed FWD. The employee says Google usually hires contractors to those positions, so workers are offered no benefits...
The worst job at Google: hunting for child porn, beheading videos

The recording industry loves child porn, and here's why...

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The recording industry loves child porn, and here's why...

Russia Plans Internet Censorship Bill (For The Children!); Russian Wikipedia Blacks Out In Protest

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Over in Russia, they're preparing some new internet legislation that would censor the internet using the typical bogeymen. The claim from supporters is that the law is to block access to information on drugs, suicide and child porn -- all to protect the children. The way it works is with...
Russia Plans Internet Censorship Bill (For The Children!); Russian Wikipedia Blacks Out In Protest

Brazilian Court Orders Google Exec Jailed Over Insulting YouTube Vid

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Seriously not kidding. (Photo: flickr.com/maionese_paty Well, there’s at least one Google executive that might want to hop on the next plane out of Sao Paolo–and it’s not because someone’s cheesed off at Orkut’s seeming frumpy sister status within the company’s social strategy. Reuters reports that a regional Brazilian elections court wants...
Brazilian Court Orders Google Exec Jailed Over Insulting YouTube Vid

Week in tech: Windows 8 on the desktop, child porn honeypots, and Oracle v. Google

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Windows 8 on the desktop—an awkward hybrid: With its two distinct interfaces, what is Windows 8 like as a desktop operating system? Our 8,000-word answer: better than feared, worse than hoped. Get ready for some Metro in your desktop. "The hidden side of your soul": How the FBI uses...
Week in tech: Windows 8 on the desktop, child porn honeypots, and Oracle v. Google

Ohio attorney creates fake child porn for case, now must pay $300,000

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In case it wasn’t clear, you can definitely be busted for digitally manipulating photographs to make them look like child pornography—or as it’s sometimes called, child abuse imagery. And even if it wasn’t against the law, it’s certainly a terrible idea. Still, that didn’t stop an Ohio lawyer and former...
Ohio attorney creates fake child porn for case, now must pay $300,000

Facebook Needs to Stop Being Total Boobs

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Earlier this month, Facebook decided to ban breasts, err, photos of women breast-feeding. Indeed, images of a mini-person sucking from the breast of a lady were too much for the social network to deal with. So it took the obvious route, banning all breastfeeding images. Breastfeeding activist Emma Kwasnica, along...
Facebook Needs to Stop Being Total Boobs
Accusations of child porn and extortion fail to stop revenge porn site operator

Last Night, a Child Pornography Video Spread Across Facebook

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The dark, dark, dark side of social networking. Are you ready to burn the Internet to the ground, yet? If not, this ought to cinch it: Yesterday, a child pornography video started spreading like wildfire on Facebook. The Independent reported that it managed to garner 4,000 likes and 16,000 shares before engineers managed...
Last Night, a Child Pornography Video Spread Across Facebook

Canadian Politician: You're Either In Favor Of Letting The Gov't Spy On Your Internet Usage... Or You're For Child Pornography

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Up in Canada, they're pushing for a new "lawful access" bill, which is basically a "government can spy on your internet usage" bill. Michael Geist has a full and complete run down about the new effort and why it's crazy. But, the insane part came out of the introduction when...
Canadian Politician: You're Either In Favor Of Letting The Gov't Spy On Your Internet Usage... Or You're For Child Pornography

VIDEO: Global alliance to tackle child porn online

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A new global alliance made up of 48 countries has been launched to tackle child porn on the internet - and other tech news....
VIDEO: Global alliance to tackle child porn online

Google's Big Tent event: porn, copyright, Eric Schmidt and all – live

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Google's second Big Tent event is in its second year - and this year has panels on pornography, copyright and more10.14am: Kirsty Hughes of Index On Censorship: danger of affecting freedom of speech (Platell said she was in favour of preserving freedom of speech).Hughes points out that we're talking here...
Google's Big Tent event: porn, copyright, Eric Schmidt and all – live
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