Internet spying

‘Social media encourages people to live lives online and accept Big Brother’s all seeing-eye’

Human Wrongs Watch 22 January 2015 (RT)* — Today we live our lives through the internet but we have to take a responsibility to protect our privacy as our governments can’t guarantee that intelligence agencies don’t spy on us, former MI5 agent…

“The Stuff I Saw Really Began to Disturb Me”: How the U.S. Drone War Pushed Snowden to Leak NSA Docs

In his new book, “No Place to Hide,” journalist Glenn Greenwald provides new details on Edward Snowden’s personal story and his motivation to expose the U.S. surveillance state. “The stuff I saw really began to disturb me. I could watch…

Spanish Left Presents ZunZuneo Case to European Union

Madrid, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) The United Left (IU) has requested that the European Union (EU) denounce the U.S. ZunZuneo program for its attempts at destabilizing Cuba, Spanish member of the European parliament, Willy Meyer, said today. Interviewed by Prensa…

Leaving your wifi on can seriously damage your privacy (and even your data)

Do you have a Smartphone, tablet, or any other wifi enabled precious gadget? Do you leave the wifi connectivity always on or use free services from shopping centres, cafes, etc? Then you may or may not be aware that other…

Do you know who you are talking to?

People pretend to be someone else in chat-rooms, in Second Life, in Facebook in Twitter, everywhere. The electronic world has made it “normal”. If someone in the past had pretended to be someone else such behaviour would have been considered…

Thousands of Computer Experts and Hackers Gather in Germany

Berlin, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) About eight thousand computer experts and activists are meeting in the German city of Hamburg at the annual congress of the Chaos Computer Club, the largest association of hackers in Europe. Spying by the National…

In response to NSA revelations, the internet’s engineers set out to PRISM-proof the net

By Julie Blussé (CC) for Radio Netherlands Greatly disturbed by the recent revelations of mass internet surveillance, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) have announced plans to ramp up online security. You may never have heard of them, but the…