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Evolution Of The PRISM Denials: This May Be Why They Seem So Similar

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Quite a bit of debate has emerged by how similar these various denials of PRISM involvement are from the tech companies involved. I think they’ve all evolved naturally from each other and from the stories they were responding to. This is my reasoning. Google & The “Back Door”... Please visit...
Evolution Of The PRISM Denials: This May Be Why They Seem So Similar
Cisco and other US tech companies lobbied for Huawei investigation, says Washington Post

Washington Post reveals new PRISM slides, offers greater clarity into the US' surveillance operation

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PRISM: The surveillance story that started with four leaked slides from the Washington Post, today gets a bit clearer. The publication has revealed four more annotated slides about the once-secret NSA operation, along with detailing the various levels of scrutiny from the FBI and NSA that happen before, during...
Washington Post reveals new PRISM slides, offers greater clarity into the US' surveillance operation
Larry Page & Google legal chief talk about the company's involvement in PRISM
Microsoft considering 'Surface Phone,' but not this year

Cowards

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Will not one tech CEO stand up and tell the truth? The NSA story of the secret assassination of the Fourth Amendment continues to unfold. Today we heard from Google CEO Larry Page and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Page was confused (the title of his post is “What the…?). Zuckerberg...
Cowards

Apple denies giving iOS device identifier list to FBI

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Apple denies giving a list of iOS unique device identifiers (UDIDs) to the FBI, according to a statement issued on Wednesday. The statement follows previous claims from an Anonymous-offshoot group named AntiSec that a list of 12 million UDIDs were found on an FBI agent's laptop, though the FBI itself...
Apple denies giving iOS device identifier list to FBI

DOJ Realizes That Comcast & Time Warner Are Trying To Prop Up Cable By Holding Back Hulu & Netflix

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For quite some time now, we've been reporting on how the big television players were so upset that Hulu and Netflix were dragging them kicking and screaming into the 21st century (even though they owned Hulu) that they were working on plans to kill off both services -- or at...
DOJ Realizes That Comcast & Time Warner Are Trying To Prop Up Cable By Holding Back Hulu & Netflix

Office for iPad exists, but Microsoft isn’t sure when to release it, says WSJ

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Microsoft has a version of its Office apps for iPad, but is unsure about when to release them and how much to charge, reports Nick Wingfield at The New York Times. Previous reports about the suite coming to the iPad have been made by News Corp.’s The Daily back in...
Office for iPad exists, but Microsoft isn’t sure when to release it, says WSJ
Nokia's Excuse for Fragmenting Its Ecosystem: "But Mom, Android Did It First!"
U.S. Government: Joe Biden had nothing to do with Megaupload shut down or Kim Dotcom's arrest

FTC considering new settlement process so companies can't deny wrongdoing

www.engadget.com
Google recently paid the FTC $22.5 million and Facebook was ordered by the commission to change the way it handles data, but you might be surprised to hear that both companies did nothing wrong. Well, not exactly, but by settling their privacy violation cases, the internet giants are entitled...
FTC considering new settlement process so companies can't deny wrongdoing

More Details On PRISM Revealed; Twitter Deserves Kudos For Refusing To Give In

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Late on Friday, the NY Times released the most detailed explanation to date of the PRISM system that was revealed on Thursday, claiming that nine of the biggest tech and internet companies were working with the NSA to give them "direct access" to servers. The explanation explains how both the...
More Details On PRISM Revealed; Twitter Deserves Kudos For Refusing To Give In

NZ Copyright Tribunal: Accusations Are Presumed Infringement, Despite Denials

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A few weeks ago, we noted that the first "three strikes" case of infringement in New Zealand was set to go to the Copyright Tribunal (an earlier case was dropped after the recording industry (RIANZ) realized it had screwed up). The Tribunal has now issued its first ruling, demanding that...
NZ Copyright Tribunal: Accusations Are Presumed Infringement, Despite Denials

Amazon noticeably (and admirably?) absent from cyber-spying reports

www.geekwire.com
The revelations about the U.S. government’s cyber-spying program this week centered on reports that the NSA and the FBI are routinely accessing data from major tech companies to feed intelligence operations, leveraging the fact that much of the world’s online traffic flows through domestic servers. The reports by the Washington...
Amazon noticeably (and admirably?) absent from cyber-spying reports
Street View data cropping case spurs sworn denials from Googlers

Report: Tech companies didn't allow feds "direct access" to their servers, but they agreed to help

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Several major internet companies may not have given the federal government “direct access” to their servers to facilitate snooping for personal data, as was initially alleged by a report earlier this week, but many of them did agree to set up special access to their data when requested through secret...
Report: Tech companies didn't allow feds "direct access" to their servers, but they agreed to help

At SEC: Porn Surfing Down, Waste Up, Stunning Disregard For Basic Computer Security

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An internal investigative report of the SEC's Trading and Markets division has been recently been reviewed by Reuters. After reading its rundown of the misdeeds and abuses uncovered, I'm left with the urge to laugh maniacally in the manner of someone having just cleared the tipping point and now sliding...
At SEC: Porn Surfing Down, Waste Up, Stunning Disregard For Basic Computer Security

U.S. Government: Reports About PRISM Contain "Numerous Inaccuracies"

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After the flurry of reports about the NSA’s alleged PRISM surveillance program earlier today, the U.S.’s Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper just released an official statement. According to Clapper, “The Guardian and The Washington Post articles refer to collection of communications pursuant to Section 702 of the Foreign...
U.S. Government: Reports About PRISM Contain "Numerous Inaccuracies"

DOJ Realizes That Comcast & Time Warner Are Trying To Prop Up Cable By Holding Back Hulu & Netflix

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For quite some time now, we've been reporting on how the big television players were so upset that Hulu and Netflix were dragging them kicking and screaming into the 21st century (even though they owned Hulu) that they were working on plans to kill off both services -- or at...
DOJ Realizes That Comcast & Time Warner Are Trying To Prop Up Cable By Holding Back Hulu & Netflix

It Was Just Overloaded Networks That Disrupted Boston Cell Service

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(Photo: Screencap) Whenever something traumatic happens, cell service is almost immediately toast. Everyone reaches for their phone, and networks are overwhelmed. Today’s events in Boston were no different: Carriers including Sprint and AT&T confirmed to the Boston Globe that customers were likely experiencing problems. Verizon recommended everyone keep all non-emergency communiques to...
It Was Just Overloaded Networks That Disrupted Boston Cell Service
The strange and unbelievable similarities in Google, Facebook, and Apple's PRISM denials

The Long, Weird Road To The Facebook Phone

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Time and again, Mark Zuckerberg has made it perfectly clear: "We're not going to build a phone." Zuck's most recent pronouncement came at Facebook's 2012 fourth-quarter earnings call. (See also Facebook's Zuckerberg: We're Not Going To Build A Phone.)  On Thursday, just two months later, Facebook is widely expected to announce an...
The Long, Weird Road To The Facebook Phone

NYT report may fill the gap between PRISM leaks and company denials of 'direct server access'

www.engadget.com
Yesterday a series of leaked photoshop slides in the Washington Post revealed a program codenamed PRISM that allowed government investigators access to data from a number of top internet companies. That leak has been followed up in the last 24 hours by a series of blanket denials as tech...
NYT report may fill the gap between PRISM leaks and company denials of 'direct server access'
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Just Vehemently Denied Giving The Government Direct Access To Facebook Servers

Boot up: Habbo Hotel, latest on Google Street View Wi-Fi case, Ping to die and more

www.guardian.co.uk
Plus those Microsoft lyrics explained, Verizon whacks moderate data users in the US and moreA (delayed; apologies) quick burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamShould your child play in Habbo Hotel? >> Channel 4 NewsExclusive: a Channel 4 News investigation uncovers shocking...
Boot up: Habbo Hotel, latest on Google Street View Wi-Fi case, Ping to die and more

Obama defends NSA spying program as tech companies react - live

www.guardian.co.uk
Google and Facebook issue strong denials of participation in Prism and Upstream as Obama meets with Chinese counterpartTom McCarthy    ...
Obama defends NSA spying program as tech companies react - live

The real story is the collapse of journalism

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The real story is the collapse of journalism: As many of you know, I rarely agree with Ed Bott on anything. But here, we absolutely see eye-to-eye. A well done and justified criticism of this fiasco. I've gotten whiplash from all the corrections, non-corrections, denials, "non-denials" -- I'd just skip...
The real story is the collapse of journalism

EFF Testifies in Congress on Transparency - Tells Lawmakers White House Must Lead by Example

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Today, EFF Senior Counsel David Sobel testified in a congressional hearing on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Obama administration. David's testimony outlined the disconnect between the White House's strong message on open government and the bureaucratic resistance to transparency in general. The Obama administration marked a sea-change...
EFF Testifies in Congress on Transparency - Tells Lawmakers White House Must Lead by Example

Google on PRISM accusations 'WHAT THE ...'

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You don’t get any more tenacious denials than this. First, we have not joined any program that would give the U.S. government—or any other government—direct access to our servers. Indeed, the U.S. government does not have direct access or a “back door” to the information stored in our data centers. We...
Google on PRISM accusations 'WHAT THE ...'
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