Eight New Year privacy resolutions that everyone can adopt

Eight New Year privacy resolutions that everyone can adopt By Simon Davies By Simon Davies Everyone can be a privacy advocate, so why not start 2016 with a bang with these fun and interesting activities. Go on… you know you want to! Refuse to hand…

Happy 6th Birthday, KrebsOnSecurity!

Happy 6th Birthday, KrebsOnSecurity! By BrianKrebs You know you’re getting old when you can’t remember your own birthday (a reader tipped me off). Today is the sixth anniversary of this site’s launch! KrebsOnSecurity turns 6! I’m pretty sure that’s like middle age in Internet years….

China introduces its own ‘snooper’s charter’

China introduces its own ‘snooper’s charter’ By Alex Hern and agencies Technology companies will be required to decrypt messages at the Chinese governments request, following the passage of a new law on Sunday A new anti-terror law in China gives the government the explicit power…

Kim Dotcom Challenges U.S. Govt. in Christmas Address

Kim Dotcom Challenges U.S. Govt. in Christmas Address By Kim Dotcom I thought this Christmas I would recount with you some of my experiences over the last four years to help bolster debate on what is an appropriate role for government in the Internet copyright…

Just Before Passing Surveillance Expansion, Lawmakers Partied With Pro-CISA Lobbyists

Just Before Passing Surveillance Expansion, Lawmakers Partied With Pro-CISA Lobbyists By Lee Fang The night before Congress passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, a broad expansion of surveillance power in America, legislators attended a party with the chief lobbyists for the bill. Last Thursday, Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.),…

The United States Now Needs To Be Part of Any Privacy Threat Model

The United States Now Needs To Be Part of Any Privacy Threat Model By Rick Falkvinge When I was working in the European Parliament, there was one quote that stuck with me: “you’ll never see somebody’s own government listed among the threats to a customer’s…