Tag Archives: information technology

Instagram to sell users photos


Imagine seeing the most private moment of your life displayed in an ad campaign without notification or financial compensation. When Instagram’s new Terms of Use policy kicks in on January 16, this could become a new marketing reality. Instagram’s new policy allows the popular photo sharing app to use submitted …

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British intelligence service hiring Xbox gamers to spy for them

Guy playing Xbox Controller

British government is hiring talented Xbox generation teenage gamers to form the backbone of country’s future cyber security service. Higher education is not necessary: apprentices will get advanced resident cyber warfare training. Speaking at Britain’s WWII code-breaking headquarters at Bletchley Park on Thursday, Foreign Secretary William Hague announced the recruitment …

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FCC launching huge internet tax

FCC internet tax money

Get ready for another transfer of wealth via government confiscation. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is ready to tax internet service in order to fund its Connect America Fund boondoggle. As is usually the case in corporatist nations – Mussolini told us corporatism is the essence of fascism – mega-corporations …

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World’s most complex computer virus discovered: ‘Flame’

Computer Virus

A powerful data-snatching virus targeting computers in Iran, Israel and other Middle Eastern countries has been discovered by Russian experts. The worm has been used for years for what seems to be state-sponsored cyber espionage. Russian cyber-security company Kaspersky Lab says the malware, codenamed Flame, is the largest and one …

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Join the Internet Defense League

Internet Defense League

http://internetdefenseleague.org/ Inspired by fruitful virtual protests against the SOPA and PIPA online piracy bills, Internet activists have united their forces and formed an organization to protect the web from “bad laws and monopolies.” The idea of an Internet Defense League was first suggested by Tiffiniy Cheng, the head of the …

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Court allows NSA and Google to keep their ties secret


A federal appeals court has refused to force the US National Security Agency to explain any involvement it has had with Web giant Google, citing that a revelation could threaten the entire United States government. Friday’s decision out of US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit …

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