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Syria’s Jihadist Twitter Wars

How disgruntled extremists inside Syria’s al-Qaeda-affiliated rebel factions are taking to social media to air their internecine grievances.<p>In March …

MentalHealthCop blogger's Twitter account suspended

The Twitter account of an award-winning police inspector well regarded for his work on mental health issues has been suspended.<p>West Midlands police said "certain aspects" of Michael Brown's communications posted to his social media account were being investigated.<p>The force did not elaborate further …

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The NSA Probably Gained Access To Google And Yahoo's Data By Tapping Their Cable

These cables are owned by private companies that help facilitate the daily grind of making the Internet work. One such company is called Level 3 and counts both Google and Yahoo as customers.<p>An anonymous source for the NYT said, "The Internet companies' data centers are locked down with full-time …

Privacy activists get second shot at Facebook PRISM investigation in Ireland

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The Irish High Court has granted the activist group Europe v Facebook a judicial review of an earlier decision by the …

PRISM: Does the NSA Really Get Direct Access to Your Data?

Confusion surrounding the secret NSA surveillance program PRISM continues. Can the NSA really access Internet companies' user data directly, like the …

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Irish High Court to review Facebook Prism complaint

The Irish High Court is going to review whether the Irish Data Protection Commissioner’s refusal to investigate Facebook’s involvement with the U.S. government surveillance program Prism was lawful.<p>In June, the Austrian student group Europe-v-Facebook filed a complaint with the Irish DPC against …

Satirical PRISM-Inspired Game Lets You 'Play God' With Personal Data

What if you had control over millions of Internet users' personal data? Players of a new game called <i>Data Dealer</i> can experience that first-hand by …

Prism, according to the Snowden documents, is the biggest single contributor to the NSA's intelligence reports. As a 'downstream' program, it collects data from Google, Facebook, Apple and others Continue reading...

GreenQloud Bucks The Post-PRISM Trend, Shame About The Headware

Ever since the existence and extent of NSA spying on US and international web traffic became publicly known, there has been an increasing prevalence among European cloud vendors to pitch their wares as being “PRISM-proof”. I’m dubious about that differentiation for a number of reasons. Firstly, as …

Post PRISM, BitTorrent's Sync Soars To 1 Million Users

Back in May I wrote about BitTorrent’s new Sync service. Sync allows you to synchronize files across different devices. It also allows you to share access, securely. In effect, it allows you to set up your own file sharing network. Its distinguishing features are, first of all, the fact that you …

PRISM Gives Russia Great Excuse to Step Up War on Social Media

Governments love to use the actions of their enemies to help push their own agendas. Alarmed by reports that American spies are gathering data from …

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See How PRISM May Work — in This Infographic

Thanks to documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, we learned last week about a secret NSA program called …

Zuckerberg Offers Another PRISM Denial

Facebook has nothing to do with PRISM. That's what Mark Zuckerberg said for a second time on Tuesday.<p>At Facebook's annual shareholder meeting, the …

PRISM Not as Evil as Once Thought

What we know about the National Security Agency's PRISM Internet surveillance program is in flux, seemingly changing by the hour. If you're just …

Irish watchdog won't probe U.S. firms over Prism | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - A watchdog in Ireland, home to the European headquarters of Apple and Facebook, says it will not investigate them for transferring personal data to a U.S. spy agency because they have signed up to EU privacy principles.<p>RAF Menwith Hill base, which provides communications and …

Larry Page: Google Has Nothing to Do With PRISM

Did tech giants like Google, Facebook or Apple really give the NSA unfettered access to their user's data? On Thursday, almost all of them denied …