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Schumer wants a more secure WiFi

Feb 28, 2011
Sunday, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) called on website operators like Amazon and Twitter to encrypt their sites, change from HTTP to HTTPS addresses...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, government, policy, privacy, Twitter

Court will hear case on pornoscanners

Feb 25, 2011
On March 10, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will hear arguments in a case about whether the use of the body...
Posted In: government, Law, privacy, TSA

3 in 4 Americans engaged in the arts when technology is factored in

Feb 25, 2011
Researchers have taken a data mining dive into a 2008 survey and come up with some pretty remarkable results. The 2008 Survey of Public...
Posted In: according to a recent study, art, Entertainment, government, Web Culture

LinkedIn blocked in China

Feb 25, 2011
Really, China? Blocking the most square and businesslike social networking site in the world? The official social networking site of everyone's dad...
Posted In: China, government, linkedin, policy, privacy, search, social media, world

Facebook adds new relationship statuses

Feb 18, 2011
Soon, Facebookers will be able to designate themselves as "in a civil union" or "in a domestic partnership". This in addition to "married", "single...
Posted In: Facebook, government, Law, social media, Web Culture

Collins, Lieberman, Carper introduce cybersecurity bill without "kill switch".

Feb 18, 2011
This is the bill that everyone was saying had a "kill switch" for the president to shut off the internet. The bill dropped late last night does NOT...
Posted In: carper, collins, government, Law, lieberman, privacy, security

Stuxnet news from Israel and Anonymous

Feb 16, 2011
Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz reports on a video played at a retirement party for General Gabi Ashkenazi. The video boasted of all the general's...
Posted In: anonymous, government, military, security, stuxnet, Web Culture

Clinton announces new Internet freedom policy

Feb 15, 2011
Secretary of State Hilary Clinton will speak at George Washington University today about Internet freedom. The New York Times reports she's...
Posted In: Clinton, government, Law, policy, privacy, security, state department, world

ICE seizes more sites

Feb 14, 2011
18 sites accused of trafficking in counterfeit goods were seized by the office Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Just in time for Valentine's...
Posted In: government, ICE, Law

Wael Ghonim on 60 Minutes

Feb 14, 2011
The Google executive who disappeared in Egypt, was incarcerated by the government, and reemerged as a revolutionary leader gave an interview to...
Posted In: Egypt, Google, government, Law, social media, Web Culture, world

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