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Library of Congress

Contact Your Member<p>Contact by email and telephone.<p>News from the Law Library<p>August 16, 2018 by Andrew Weber<b><br>Do People Look at Legislation on Their</b> …

In Holiday Document Dump, NSA Declassifies Compliance Errors

The National Security Agency (NSA) on Christmas Eve released a grip of compliance reports that detail its own admitted failures to always operate inside the orbit of the law.<p>The reports spanned a 12 year period, from 2001 to 2013. According to the agency, Executive Order 12333 — a controversial …

Quick detail sprays, spray waxes and spray sealants provide instant shine and paint protection

Quick detailers and spray waxes are a great way to give your car a quick shine without a lot of back breaking labor. Whether you are getting your car …

To Own or Be Owned: That Is the Question

In coming months, and probably years, President Bush’s "Ownership Society" proposals — in particular, his plans for personal accounts within Social …

Society

The Ultra-Simple App That Lets Anyone Encrypt Anything

Encryption is hard. When NSA leaker Edward Snowden wanted to communicate with journalist Glenn Greenwald via encrypted email, Greenwald couldn't …

Powerful spyware apps let the government control everything on your phone

There's been a lot written over the past year about government spying, but not so much about <i>how</i> governments spy. It's easy to forget that there's an industry thriving underneath that controversy. In 2011 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange released a series of documents it called the Spy Files -- a …

Want To Communicate Anonymously Without Being Monitored Or Tracked? 'Blackphone' Now On Sale

Snowden, the NSA, getting “Scroogled”; do these various buzzwords making the rounds these days get your hackles up? Frankly, I don’t blame you. Personally, I don’t have enough “interesting” information to share. And though I lead a rather “regular” existence, I do realize there are plenty of folks …

Watch Dogs’ scary app puts the power of the NSA in your browser

If you think that the conceit behind Ubisoft’s hacker-themed video game <i>Watch Dogs</i> isn’t real enough, be sure to take a look at this website.<p>Watch_Dogs We Are Data takes real world, publicly-accessible location-based data and parses it into a display ripped directly from the video game of the same …

Cell Phone Location Data Is Private, Court Rules

A case for warrants in the 21st century.<p>Even disregarding the content of a call, cell phones reveal a wealth of information about the person making the call. Called "metadata," that bundle of other information can include the time the call took place, the call duration, the company that carried the …

Governments let NSA tap cables on their territory, latest Snowden revelations show

The Snowden leaks are still telling us things we need to know about mass surveillance. The newer revelations may no longer feel as shocking as those …

U.N. Says Governments Are Increasingly Relying On Private Sector For Surveillance

People deserve a right to privacy in the digital age — that’s what a new report released today by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights says.<p>The report asked governments around the world to take a look at their surveillance practices to match international rights …

The States Where You're Most Likely to Be Wiretapped

Hate the thought of getting wiretapped? You might want to stay out of Nevada. And California, Colorado, and New York. Those states account for around …

Edward Snowden Wants You To Ditch Dropbox For This Service

He thinks Dropbox, the cloud storage firm with over 200 million users, is "hostile to privacy," and urged people to switch to what he calls more-secure storage services like SpiderOak.<p>"Dropbox is a targeted wannabe PRISM partner," Snowden told The Guardian. "They just put Condoleezza Rice on their …

Condoleezza Rice

Constitutional Rights in the Digital Age

The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in <i>Riley v. California</i> held that the police must obtain a warrant before searching the cell phone of someone who has been arrested. This decision applied the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution -- which prohibits "unreasonable searches and seizures" -- …

Digital Age

How To Send Email Without Leaving Any Data Traces

The unfolding revelations of government spying on private emails and communications have prompted a good deal of business for startups and bigger firms that sell tools to encrypt email to higher standards than easily available before. Such services prevent anyone intercepting a message from reading …

How to Block Online Tracking

Many sites track user behavior using a variety of invisible third-party software. This means any time you visit a Web page, you're likely sharing …

Meet the shadowy tech brokers that deliver your data to the NSA

These so-called "trusted third-parties" may be the most important tech companies you've never heard of. ZDNet reveals how these companies work as …

The NSA is renting its technology to U.S. companies

The National Security Agency (NSA), which develops surveillance tools that are both dazzling and terrifying, has been making money on the side by …

Latest Cyber Crime - InfoSec- Tech

Exhibit overwhelms viewers with the scale of governments' secret spy programs

More than 4,000 government code names on display<p>At an art gallery in New York, <i>Citizenfour</i> cinematographer Trevor Paglen is showing a video installation that features more than 4,000 surveillance program code names from both the National Security Agency (NSA) and Government Communications …

Watching You, Watching Me: How surveillance affects modern life | MSNBC

We are being watched.<p>Governments, corporations and hackers track our movements and activities, both online and in the real world. It’s not new, but …

How to make sure you’re using the real Tor Browser

One of the most widely used tools for protecting online anonymity is the Tor Browser. It’s loathed by government spies and corporate data collectors, …

Meet OpenBazaar, the black market that’s part Silk Road and part eBay

Following a wave of Dark Net arrests that brought down the famous anonymous drug market Silk Road 2.0, all eyes have turned to a marketplace called …

How Your Webcam May Be Spying on You

Remember that song from 1984, “Somebody’s watching me?” It was a great foreshadowing of things to come: These days, people really CAN watch you while you go about your business at home…through your computer. So if someone confides in you that “they’re spying on me through my computer,” don’t be too …

Spying

8 Ways to Impress a Millennial Boss

Avoid older worker stereotypes—and layoffs—by maintaining cutting-edge skills.<p>Working just a few years beyond traditional retirement age can …

Get Used to Gas Prices Under $3 Per Gallon

A new government report is forecasting that the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline in 2015 will be $2.94.<p>It seemed like quite a big deal …

10 Easy Ways to Protect Your Data in the Cloud

Step up the security around data you upload to the cloud with these 10 useful tips.<p>While movies have portrayed hackers as both good (<i>The Girl with</i> …

How One Couple Paid Off $147k of Debt (Even While Unemployed)

Feeling overwhelmed by your debt? Look for inspiration on how to break free from this couple.<p>Jackie Beck and her husband once “owned” a six figure …