Stan Ward

About Stan Ward

Stan Ward has enjoyed writing for 50 years. Writing has been a comfortable companion to a successful business and teaching career for him. Find him on Google+.
Iran Devising Phone Apps to Step Up Mass Surveillance
The Iranian Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) has weaponized Western cyber-technology to target its own people. That is the nub of news emanating…
Is 5G ”Deep-State” Conspiracy?
5G, the fifth generation wireless network, is quite controversial of late, even though it may be two or three years…
Equifax Discloses More Damaging News on Breach Last Year
Equifax is doing an effective job at sneaking in and flying ’’below the radar” with regards to hacking news these…
Amazon Wristband Patent Poses Dire Threat to Workers
Amazon may soon be pushing the envelope on personal privacy, while at the same time giving its employees the shaft.…
Early Facebook and Google Employees Fight Abuse of Children’s Minds
"The largest supercomputers in the world are inside of two companies — Google and Facebook — and where are we…
Trump Push for Leadership in 5G Gets Pushback
Regulators and elected officials on Monday rejected as overly expensive and unrealistic the idea of a “moonshot” effort by floated…
AT&T Wants Greater Net Neutrality Rules Clarity
Even though it scored a big victory when net neutrality rules were overturned, this hasn’t seemed to satisfy AT&T’s appetite. …
Iranian Internet Crackdown Snags Businesses
A shortsighted Iranian government, in its zeal to quell dissidents with an Internet crackdown, has shot itself in the foot,…
NSA Goes Rogue Due to Surveillance Renewal
I have previously reported on the Senate’s passage of legislation that reauthorized a section of the controversial FISA law. Section…
Warrantless Surveillance Will Continue as Section 702 is Renewed
Strong surveillance will persist in the US. The provision of the FISA surveillance law, section 702, has been renewed. It…
Here Is Why Net Neutrality Is Not Quite Dead
Not surprisingly in these politically polarized times, the bill discussed here is being introduced in Nebraska by a Democratic state…
Iranian Protests: Tech Companies Complicit in the Crackdown
Freedom of speech and expression are the life-blood of democracy. These notions include expressing views openly on the Internet. These…
Is Germany’s Latest Attempt to Curtail Hate Speech Censorship in Disguise?
Germany has a tough new law, effective on this New Year’s Day, written to curtail “hate speech” on social media. Critics…
Vietnam’s New Weapon against Online Dissent
Vietnam, now that it is improving economically, has joined the chorus of countries introducing measures to stifle anti-government opinions by…
Move Over Bitcoin, Here Comes Monero
Bitcoin is not glittering as much these days, with some of its earliest and most avid fans giving rise to…