Category Archives: Privacy

A Senator Who Gets The Internet

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Senator Ron Wyden is one of the few politicians anywhere who seems to really understands the Internet and the implications of Government intrusions into our privacy. He stands up to the Media industry and it’s attack on the rights of innovators.

If you want to understand some to the big issues like the so called PROTECT IP act and how the government has a secret interpretation of the Patriot Act that would upset people if we only knew what it was.

If you have 35 minutes watch this video interview with Senator Wyden.

MediaDefender Hacked

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MediaDefender, an anti-piracy group which uses tactics like flooding peer to peer networks with fake files, suffered an embarrassing security breach in which numerous emails were taken and even some phone calls recorded. The hackers posted the emails on peer to peer networks and reportedly include confidential threads related to asset protection on specific titles.   …Continue Reading

Privacy based competition heats up

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The search industry seems to be moving in the right direction when it comes to privacy. Privacy based competition is good for everyone. It should be a dimension on which consumers get to choose who they use for search. So here’s the roundup on what people are claiming: Microsoft announced announced that the company will   …Continue Reading