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India And Kyrgyzstan Ramp Up Internet Monitoring And Censorship Efforts

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Techdirt has written about earlier moves by India to block Web sites and censor Twitter accounts. The central concern seems to be that inflammatory online activity might stoke or provoke local outbreaks of violence of the kind seen recently in Assam. Now The Times of India is reporting that the...
India And Kyrgyzstan Ramp Up Internet Monitoring And Censorship Efforts

CyberCop is coming: Russia's Group-IB receives $966,000 to build an anti-cybercrime system

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Group-IB, a resident of the Moscow-based Skolkovo Foundation, is set to receive 30m rubles (approximately $966,000) to develop a counter-cybercrime system for both Russian and international customers, FK-Novosti reports. The grant is financed by the Skolkovo Foundation, which has appropriated 21m rubles ($676,000), and LETA Group, an accredited investor in Skolkovo residents and also...
CyberCop is coming: Russia's Group-IB receives $966,000 to build an anti-cybercrime system

MI5 feared GCHQ went 'too far' over phone and internet monitoring

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Amid leaks from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, senior intelligence source reveals worries were voiced in 2008Senior figures inside British intelligence have been alarmed by GCHQ's secret decision to tap into transatlantic cables in order to engage in the bulk interception of phone calls and internet traffic.According to one source who...
MI5 feared GCHQ went 'too far' over phone and internet monitoring

Homeland Security Internet monitoring dropped from CISPA

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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, a Democrat, withdraws her amendment to CISPA that would give Homeland Security more Internet-monitoring authority -- after CISPA's author dubbed it "Big Brother." [Read more]...
Homeland Security Internet monitoring dropped from CISPA

President Obama responds to PRISM concerns, clarifies scope of snooping

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If you've missed the news on PRISM and the hugely disconcerting allegations that the NSA is basically tracking everything you do on the internet and every call you make on your cellphone, we're guessing that's because you're stuck in a cave that has access to neither technology. The allegations...
President Obama responds to PRISM concerns, clarifies scope of snooping

Groups Pressure Pakistan to Stop National Internet Monitoring Plan

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Top civil rights groups including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Article 19 and Reporters Without Borders asked the Pakistan government on Monday to......
Groups Pressure Pakistan to Stop National Internet Monitoring Plan

Syria Has Totally Shut Down Internet Across The Country

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According to US-based Internet monitoring sites, the internet in Syria has been completely shut down. Rensey posted a note on its website today that said "in the global routing table, all 84 of Syria's IP address blocks have become unreachable, effectively removing the country from the Internet." The AP is...
Syria Has Totally Shut Down Internet Across The Country

Berners-Lee: Drop 'snooping' plan

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World wide web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee says plans to increase internet monitoring should be blocked, without a strong watchdog and rules on storing data....
Berners-Lee: Drop 'snooping' plan

Germany's Curious Income Divide On Infringement Remedies: High-Earners Oppose Content Blocking, Support Disconnection

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Recently, the American Assembly released Copy Culture In The US & Germany, a report based on an extensive survey about attitudes and practices surrounding media consumption and piracy in the two countries. (Disclosure: We supplied the design and layout work for the report.) It contains lots of interesting facts, and...
Germany's Curious Income Divide On Infringement Remedies: High-Earners Oppose Content Blocking, Support Disconnection

Chrome 18 is world’s most popular browser, Internet Explorer 9 leads in North America

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Internet monitoring firm Pingdom on Monday released a new report on global Web browser share by browser version. The company found Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 to be the most popular browser in North America with a 21.2% share, and it was closely followed by Google Chrome 18 at 20.2%....
Chrome 18 is world’s most popular browser, Internet Explorer 9 leads in North America

PRISM: Here's what you need to know about the US Internet monitoring scandal

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The US tech scene has been shaken with allegations that authorities are monitoring US and international Internet users on Facebook, Google, YouTube and countless other services from the likes of Yahoo, Apple, Skype, AOL, Microsoft and more. The news broke via reports from the Washington Post and the Guardian, and...
PRISM: Here's what you need to know about the US Internet monitoring scandal

People Are Worried That China Will Cut Off A Vital Internet Lifeline To The Outside World

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If you're in the United States or Europe, chances are that you use a virtual private network (VPNs) for pretty mundane reasons -- an extra element of security, perhaps, or to watch videos online that can only be watched in certain countries. If you're in China, however, VPN may be...
People Are Worried That China Will Cut Off A Vital Internet Lifeline To The Outside World

Obama Wants Sanctions On Those Using Technology In Human Rights Abuses

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Much has been said about the role social media has come to play in the global landscape over the last few years. Whether one sees it as the tool of revolutions or not, there is no denying its utility as a means of realtime communication — as a medium to...
Obama Wants Sanctions On Those Using Technology In Human Rights Abuses

China completes internet monitoring scheme in Tibet

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Tibetans required to register for internet and mobile phones under real namesChina has completed a monitoring scheme in restive Tibet that requires all telephone and internet users to register under their real names, state media said on Wednesday, as part of a campaign to crack down on what officials describe...
China completes internet monitoring scheme in Tibet

MPs call Communications Data Bill 'honeypot for hackers and criminals'

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Select committee attacks home secretary over proposals to make internet and mobile phone companies track and store all users' activity on their networksThe home secretary, Theresa May, has been told by peers and MPs that her proposed £1.8bn "snooper's charter" for internet monitoring will be a "honeypot for hackers and...
MPs call Communications Data Bill 'honeypot for hackers and criminals'

AUDIO: Berners-Lee: 'Protest necessary'

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World wide web founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee has said people should protest against current plans to increase internet monitoring....
AUDIO: Berners-Lee: 'Protest necessary'
UK internet monitoring bill set to be rewritten after privacy complaints

Groups pressure Pakistan to halt Internet monitoring plans

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Top civil rights groups including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Article 19 and Reporters Without Borders asked the Pakistan government on Monday to officially withdraw its plan for a national URL filtering and blocking system....
Groups pressure Pakistan to halt Internet monitoring plans
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