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FCC Chair Wants to Replace Net Neutrality Rules with ISPs’ Promises
FCC Chair Wants to Replace Net Neutrality Rules with ISPs’ Promises
Now that privacy rules have been rolled back in the US, next up for assault by the Federal Communications Commission…
The Rollback of FCC Regulations and its Ramifications
The Rollback of FCC Regulations and its Ramifications
When it comes to President Trump’s latest assault on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) privacy rules, what should one be doing?…
Amber Rudd Encryption Stance is Just Posturing
Amber Rudd Encryption Stance is Just Posturing
It is not surprising that another terrorist incident, this time on London's Westminster Bridge, has resulted in a hue-and-cry from…
Calls to Break Encryption are Wrongheaded
Calls to Break Encryption are Wrongheaded
It is like deja vu - the date and venue are different, but the hue and cry over encryption and…
Government Surveillance Grows Unchecked
Government Surveillance Grows Unchecked
A ruckus surrounding Russia currently rages in Washington, over the country's possible interference in the US elections, and that then-candidate…
Privacy in Danger from Trump’s FCC
Privacy in Danger from Trump’s FCC
Privacy, at least as was defined by Obama’s FCC, is under imminent threat, with the focus being squarely on the…
UK Public Faces Mass Surveillance Nightmare
UK Public Faces Mass Surveillance Nightmare
The privacy of UK citizens is under siege, as surveillance camera technology and “big data” are running amok, as examined…
More to Trump’s Spying Allegations than Meets the Eye?
More to Trump’s Spying Allegations than Meets the Eye?
Ironically, in the see-saw struggle over the alleged surveillance campaign of Donald Trump by former president Obama, there may just be…
WikiLeaks Targets CIA in Latest Leak
WikiLeaks Targets CIA in Latest Leak
The spooks of the CIA are in a place they don’t want to be, as a result of the recent…
Internet Privacy Getting the Short End of the Stick
Internet Privacy Getting the Short End of the Stick
Lost in all the commotion over the net neutrality fracas is the fate of internet privacy, according to a recent…
Net Neutrality in Danger with New FCC Chairman
Net Neutrality in Danger with New FCC Chairman
Net neutrality. Regardless of whether one supports the FCC rules as they now exist, or opposes them, one thing is…
Palantir, the President, and Privacy
Palantir, the President, and Privacy
An article in The Intercept discusses the growing power of the spy community, and how it may become even worse under…
Deep State Spooks Survive  All
Deep State Spooks Survive All
The monster that is unfettered government surveillance may be unleashed, and out of control. And it is being enabled and…
China Requires GPS Devices on Vehicles
China Requires GPS Devices on Vehicles
In the on-going privacy versus national security struggle, security has notched another victory - this time in a remote, northwest…
White House Leaks Are Revealing but Threaten Transparency
White House Leaks Are Revealing but Threaten Transparency
White House watchers were anticipating a torrent of tweets from the Oval Office, and they haven’t been disappointed. But, along…