Emails and mobile phone text messages would be stored for six months by internet service providers (ISPs), according to a bill presented by the Swedish government on Thursday to bring the country in line with EU data retention rules.
The Obama administration is preparing a stepped-up approach to policing Internet privacy that calls for new laws and the creation of a new position to oversee the effort, according to people familiar with the situation.
Kernell was convicted of unauthorized access to a protected computer and destroying records to impede a federal investigation. Jurors acquitted him of wire fraud and deadlocked on an identity theft charge. The maximum penalty for destroying or concea
If you agree that Wikipaedia is one of the most interesting/important/usefull developments of the internet age, this movie will interest you.
A curious event in Seoul, Korea concerning the mysterious disappearance of tiny Kblintzkistan's sole central banker, "Rasz Tios Kragsa."
An Ohio college student who pleaded guilty to hacking into conservative commentator Bill O'Reilly's website has been sentenced to 30 months in prison and must pay the site $40,000. Frost had pleaded guilty to causing damage to a protected computer sy
Google Inc. and Dell Inc. plan to push ahead with more acquisitions, helping maintain a takeover spree that’s boosted the value of U.S. technology mergers to more than $60 billion this year.
Twitter aflame with reports of Wells Fargo, Chase and Bank of America customers being unable to withdraw cash
The cleric accused of radicalising Western Muslims is just a sideshow
The Pentagon's new Cyber Command is seeking authority to carry out computer network attacks around the globe to protect U.S. interests, drawing objections from administration lawyers uncertain about the legality of offensive operations.
Cooks Source magazine pulled a blogger's article from the Internet and, when an apology was requested by the offended blogger, an editor responded the blogger should be "grateful for the edit." Needless to say, this didn't sit too well with the Inter
"Jihadist content" on a US-based website calling for action against British lawmakers who backed the Iraq War has been removed after Britain contacted US authorities. The RevolutionMuslim.com website printed the details after Roshonara Choudhry was j
Tracking Every Pill, Every Piece Of Food – The Internet Of Things Cometh
STEVE MILLER is justifiably proud of the manicured grounds around his stately stucco home. So he was nonplussed when he discovered someone tossing plastic bags of dog excrement into the sculptured shrubs around a palm tree in his front yard.
YouTube has removed from its site videos featuring calls to holy war by an al-Qaida-linked Muslim cleric after pressure from British and US officials. YouTube spokeswoman said the videos violated the site's guidelines prohibiting "incitement to commi
In an effort to prevent the next Fort Hood-style shooting before it happens, the Pentagon has launched a program to scan massive amounts of communications and detect anomalies in behavior that could predict "insider threats" to the military.
LimeWire, one of the world's most popular peer-to-peer filesharing websites, has been shut down after a four-year legal battle with the US music industry. A federal court in New York issued a "permanent injunction" against LimeWire, ruling the platfo
Discussion of a “9/11 cover-up” has become the #1 search term on Google’s hot trends.
Amidst news of a Netflix site outage this afternoon, a new report says Netflix accounts for more than 20 percent of all downstream Internet traffic during peak times in the U.S. U.S. Netflix streaming traffic is heaviest between 8-10pm.
Imagine that a company could use the Web to rate your health, your employability—even your dating appeal. Welcome to the credit score of the future.
How its self-serve advertising system is bringing in unexpectedly big bucks by targeting consumers like never before.
Facebook is working with a gay-advocacy group to reduce the amount of hate speech and bullying on the online social hub. Anti-gay bullying has been in the spotlight recently after the suicides of several gay teenagers, including Rutgers freshman Tyle
I fear the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers lacks the testicular fortitude to do this, but if the "Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act" is passed, and a U.S. court orders them to disrupt the Domain Name System, there
Obama also recognized some of the challenges involved with regulating speech on the Internet, and said that part of the problem with curbing harassment online is "that information flows out there and it's generally not censored and it's generally not
Events are recorded and can be verified across the globe in moments. The life-span of bad information is collapsing, and plenty of what used to be easy manipulation with it.
The new US Cyber Command (CYBERCOM) is reportedly ready to go fully operational this month, in coordination with NATO, to create a global cyber warfare system that will involve all major branches of the US armed forces...
An electronic rights advocacy group is expressing concern over what it contends was an overly broad surveillance of social networking sites conducted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in the days leading up to the 2009 inauguration of Presi
Stefan Molyneux - Host of Freedomain Radio / Thomas E. Woods - Author: "Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century"
The state of security on the Internet has become so dire that research is needed in next-generation protocols, a former senior White House official for cybersecurity said. Developing those protocols would be a better use of research money than inves
________________________________ The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (S.3804) was introduced in the Senate Judiciary Committee and shilled to “. . .stop online piracy. “ _______________________________