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Tag Archives: policy
FBI Enlists Geek Squad
HP “Time Bomb” Locks Out 3rd Party Ink Cartridges
Support Apple’s Fight to Protect Digital Security
Sign the petition at https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/apple-privacy-petition
Read the letter from Tim Cook http://www.apple.com/customer-letter/
High Profile Cyber Attacks Open Door to More Surveillance
Recent cyber attacks against private companies such as Sony, Target and Home Depot have legislators proposing new cyber security legislation that would open the door to more government surveillance and less individual privacy while doing little to address cyber threats.
Congress Should Say No to “Cybersecurity” Information Sharing Bills
James Bamford’s Edward Snowden Article from Wired
James Bamford’s Wired article on Edward Snowden from August 2014. http://www.wired.com/2014/08/edward-snowden/#ch-1
FCC’s New Rules Could Threaten Net Neutrality
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is circulating a proposal for new FCC rules on the issue of network neutrality, the idea that Internet service providers (ISPs) should treat all data that travels over their networks equally. Unfortunately, early reports suggest those rules may do more harm than good. READ MORE
Proposal to Prevent Grid Attack Lacks Power, Critics Say
A year after gunfire knocked out a substation that funnels power to Silicon Valley, the U.S. government has promised to make power companies amp up protection of equipment vital to the electric grid. Read full article at the WSJ
Assault on California Power Station Raises Alarm on Potential for Terrorism
NSA Gadget Catalog – Stuff You Won’t See at CES
After years of speculation that electronics can be accessed by intelligence agencies through a back door, an internal NSA catalog reveals that such methods already exist for numerous end-user devices. Read the full article here.