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Seven Dangerous Mistakes that Put your Online Security at Risk

The web is a fantastic resource that you shouldn’t stop using. However, you need to be conscious of online security, and you should know that there are dangerous activities that can put your Internet at risk. The rise of the Internet as an all-around tool is the most prominent development of the XXI century, and Read More

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France & the EU Mull Over New Online Censorship Rules

France is proposing new legislation that will make social media sites like Facebook and Twitter partially responsible for terrorist content posted on their sites. President Francois Hollande said the new draft law, set to be presented next month, will make social media sites “accomplices” if they do not block terrorism-related content from their sites.

UK Government to Introduce Bill to Force ISPs to Hand Over User Data

The anti-terrorism legislation that is going to be introduced in the UK parliament on November 26 will require Internet service providers to hand over user data to government agencies. The bill is expected to become a law before the country goes to the polls in May. The new bill will restrict people from traveling abroad Read More

UN Passes Legislation to Condemn Mass Surveillance Tactics

This Tuesday, in a landmark decision for privacy advocates everywhere, the UN passed a resolution which seeks to condemn and demonize attempts by any nation to commit acts of mass surveillance on its own people, or those of an opposing country. The resolution takes special account of metadata, revising its definitions from a similar effort Read More

NY Prosecutors Regain $18m Through Facebook Warrants

Prosecutors in New York have taken in $18m in civil and government cases using warrants to search Facebook accounts despite opposition from the social media giant. Facebook has disputed the warrants as unconstitutional, stating that it violates the private constitutional rights of the 381 users whose messages, photos, and content were confiscated. A total of Read More

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