Christopher Ha

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Tim Berners-Lee: we need to re-decentralise the web

Twenty-five years on from the web's inception, its creator has urged the public to re-engage with its original design: a decentralised internet that …

Media Blacks Out New Snowden Interview

Media Blacks Out New Edward Snowden Interview The Government Doesn’t Want You to See<p>This past Sunday evening former NSA contractor Edward Snowden sat …

Surveillance

US telecoms giants express unease about proposed NSA metadata reforms

• AT&T concerned US may force company to retain data • Tech firms hail 'positive progress' on privacy protections<p>US telecoms giants expressed concern Friday about president Barack Obama’s reform of the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of American citizens’ phone records.<p>In a widely …

Intelligence and defense leaders offer support for Obama's NSA reforms

President Obama today announced his approach to reforming some government surveillance practices, and at least for right now, the US intelligence and defense communities are supportive of those ideas. Both Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper have issued …

Appeals court strikes down FCC's Net neutrality rules

Broadband providers aren't "common carriers," court says, and that makes all the difference in a decision certain to shake up the fixed broadband and wireless industries.<p>A federal appeals court in Washington on Tuesday struck down the Federal Communications Commission's rules for Net neutrality.<p>The …

Federal Court Guts Net Neutrality Rules

Author: David Kravets. David Kravets Security<p>Date of Publication: 01.14.14.<p>Time of Publication: 1:01 pm. 1:01 pm<p>A federal appeals court today …

U.S. appeals court kills net neutrality

Any semblance of net neutrality in the United States is as good as dead. The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on Tuesday …

China asserts control over vast sea area, angering neighbors, U.S.

Vietnam, Taiwan, the Philippines and the United States have criticized China for imposing new access rules for the vast South China Sea, saying Beijing's demand that foreign vessels get approval to enter the disputed maritime area is provocative and potentially destabilizing.<p>But Chinese Foreign …

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European Civil Liberties Committee Votes To Ask Snowden To Contribute To Its NSA Surveillance Inquiry

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will be invited to contribute to a European Parliamentary committee’s ongoing inquiry into the U.S. NSA surveillance program.<p>The European Parliamentary Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) committee voted to ask Snowden to contribute to its inquiry via …

Sponsored Data: AT&T will now let companies buy out your data charges for specific videos and apps

Today at CES, AT&T announced a new service called Sponsored Data, offering a way for companies to pick up the tab for data usage whenever particular products or services are being used. If the service is in effect, users will see a "sponsored" symbol in the status bar, and all the data charges will …

We're About to Lose Net Neutrality — And the Internet as We Know It

Net neutrality is a dead man walking. The execution date isn’t set, but it could be days, or months (at best). And since net neutrality is the …