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Computer Security: Why Yahoo email surveillance is a big deal

Reuters reported yesterday that Yahoo had actioned a secret dictate by a US security agency to search all it’s customers’ incoming emails. A small excerpt of Reuters report “… Yahoo in 2007 had fought a FISA demand that it conduct … Continue reading

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Message from the new head of GCHQ. Be afraid and embrace the new bullshitism

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-29891285 So the new head of GCHQ says tech Oh this is all so much bolox The new Head of GCHQ is in charge of ~ of how does this work? ~ we’re not criminals listening to absolutely all communications … Continue reading

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Cameron, Clegg and Ed sneak in a snoopers’ charter by the back door

A snoopers’ charter by the backdoor: One day until Drip is forced through by Ian Dunt Privacy campaigners are frantically trying to brief MPs about the implications of the data retention and investigatory powers bill (Drip), before it is forced … Continue reading

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The simple way to install Tor for online anonymity

The bad news is that the National Security Agency (the US authority that spies on internet users) targets anyone searching for privacy tools. NSA classifies Linux Journal readers, Tor and Tails Linux users as “extremists” “Months of investigation by the German … Continue reading

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Commentary on and analysis of recent political events

Why did Jack Straw try to make it illegal for children at childrens’ homes to speak out about abuse? Was Jack Straw influenced by the fact that some of his friends and fellow politicians were paedophiles? Was this a desperate … Continue reading

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Politics news allsorts featuring Tory paedos news

There is a story developing – which has had surprisingly little attention – that five Tory MPs including one ex-minister are being investigated for paedophile crimes against boys. The source of the story is exaro news while slightly different reports … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent UK politics events Edward Snowden voted Guardian person of the year 2013 for his whistleblowing on worldwide surveillance activities. Online gamers are targeted by NSA and GCHQ … Online gaming is big business, attracting tens … Continue reading

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Huge tech firms have formed the Reform Government Surveillance group to demand changes to excessive surveillance by world governments. The group has published an open letter to President Obama and Congress: Dear Mr. President and Members of Congress, We understand … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis on recent UK politics news. Con-Dems continue attack on benefits and Osborne’s autumn statement Discussion of the invention of terrorism and the demonization of Islam and Muslims The Conservative-Liberal-‘Democrat’-Conservative coalition intends to persecute benefits claimants and (poor) … Continue reading

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Commentary and analysis of recent UK politics events US is tracking the movements of 5 billion people everyday through their mobile phones US considered spying on Australian citizens without the knowledge of it’s Australian spying partner Isa Muazu wins stay … Continue reading

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