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GCHQ used ‘Quantum Insert’ technique to set up fake LinkedIn pages and spy on mobile phone giants

GCHQ uses doctored websites including those from the business network LinkedIn to secretly install surveillance software on the computers of unwitting target companies and individuals it wants to spy on,…

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Israeli company to win Indian mass electronic surveillance contract

The Israeli surveillance firm Verint Systems is set to get a contract from the Indian Department of Telecommunications to facilitate government interception of encrypted electronic communications. This is just the latest of several contracts…

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Quantum Network Secretly Running for 2 Years

  A national laboratory has been running a quantum network that could make perfectly secure Internet communications a reality. Though the new technology, described May 1 in the preprint journal…

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An Internet for Robots

Researchers of five European universities have developed a cloud-computing platform for robots. The platform allows robots connected to the Internet to directly access the powerful computational, storage, and communications infrastructure…

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Underground Website Lets You Buy Any Drug Imaginable

Making small talk with your pot dealer sucks. Buying cocaine can get you shot. What if you could buy and sell drugs online like books or light bulbs? Now you…

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Israel recruits ‘army of bloggers’ to combat anti-Zionist Web sites

  Israelis who speak a second language to represent Israel on ‘problematic’ Websites in new Absorption Ministry program. The Immigrant Absorption Ministry announced on Sunday it was setting up an…

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Study Says Yahoo, Google Help Fund Pirate Sites

Google and Yahoo were among the top advertising networks servicing the most ads on pirate sites, according to a new study unveiled Thursday. The analysis (.pdf) by the Annenberg Innovation Lab at…

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China unveils more internet censorship rules: Turns its ISPs into internet police

China has long been a home to internet censorship, but it has been relatively lax until recently. Internet users have been able to easily and cheaply thwart the restrictions for…

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China Helps Iran Shut Down The Web

The Iranian government is well on its way to cutting most Iranians off from the Internet, by building an internal Internet just for those in Iran who cannot be trusted…

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High-Traffic Colluding Tor Routers in Washington, D.C., and the Ugly Truth About Online Anonymity

With the U.S. Government trying to shut down websites and stealing gold, I feel the need to discuss communications security, surveillance and anonymity as the U.S. collapses further into overt fascism. I need…

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10 brilliant DARPA inventions

Davey Winder counts down ten amazing innovations that were born at – or inspired by – the legendary US defence agency Established in 1958 in response to the launch of…

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UN Control of the Internet Would Mean UN Control of Free Speech

If the UN is given control of the Internet, that would be a massive step toward making the UN a true global government.  The Internet is the number one venue…

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The Internet Just Became a Dangerous Place

The Internet is more dangerous than ever before… and not because of “child porn” or Craigslist personal ads… it is because of governments.  Within that sinister cabal of governments known…

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Activists creating decentralized mesh networks that can’t be blocked, filtered or silenced

The internet was designed to be resilient and decentralized. Its multiple, redundant pathways between any two network nodes and its ability to accommodate new nodes on the fly should enable…

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UN to Seek Internet Kill Switch Next Month, Documents Show

As Americans focused on the U.S. presidential election, the United Nations and a wide swath of its autocratic member regimes were drafting a plan to give a little-known UN agency…