10/01/30 Quick links about privacy and technology
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10/01/03 Doctor Who: Turn left
The FBI and privacy. Cloud computing and privacy. Google in China. Microsoft and privacy. Privacy: Cooper v. Federal Aviation Administration. Facebook and privacy. Privacy enhancing technologies. Everything else.
Quick links about privacy and technology
The FBI and privacy.
WaPo: FBI broke law for years in phone record searches
The Volokh conspiracy: Did the FBI violate ECPA by improperly obtaining call records in terrorism investigations?
Concurring opinions: the FBI's electronic surveillance violations
Wired threat level: FBI broke law spying on Americans' phone records, Post reports
Techdirt: Once again, FBI caught breaking the law in gathering phone call info; but real issue is why telcos let them
Cloud computing and privacy.
David A Couillard: Defogging the cloud - Applying Fourth Amendment principles to evolving privacy expectations in cloud computing (PDF)
CNet News: Does the fourth amendment cover 'the cloud'?
The wisdom of clouds: Update - The cloud computing bill of rights
Techdirt: Do you have any legal right to privacy for information stored online?
Google in China.
NYT: Can Google beat China?
The Globe and Mail: Google, China and a wake-up call to protect the Net
Cato@Liberty: Surveillance, security and the Google breach
Wired Epicenter: Google fights China; will Yahoo and Microsoft follow?
Wired Epicenter: Only Google could leave China
Concurring opinions: Timothy B. Lee's "Google attacks highlight the importance of surveillance transparency"
Ars technica: Week in tech - Google vs. China edition
Wired Threat Level: China stands firm in response to Google threat
MediaPost: China to Google - Buh-bye
TaoSecurity: Why Google v China is different
Wired Threat level: Google hack attack was ultra sophisticated, new details show
Wired Threat level: Hack of Google, Adobe conducted through zero-day IE flaw
Schneier on security: Google vs. China
Microsoft and privacy.
Bloomberg: Microsoft to erase search records after six months (Update3)
MediaPost: Microsoft bends to EU pressure, slashes time it retains IP data
Privacy: Cooper v. Federal Aviation Administration.
Law.com: 9th Circuit sympathetic to Privacy Act suit over release of pilot's HIV status
Concurring Opinions: The nature of privacy harms - financial and physical harm vs. emotional and mental harm
Facebook and privacy.
MediaPost: FTC probes Facebook's EPIC privacy fail
The Rumpus: Conversations about the internet #5 - Anonymous Facebook employee
Schneier on security: Privacy violations by Facebook employees
TLF: Zuckerberg, Facebook & the privacy paradox
Apophenia: Facebook's move ain't about changes in privacy norms
Privacy enhancing technologies.
Tech and law: PETs - economic benefits - EU
Tech and law: PETs - Stephan Engberg's response
Wired Epicenter: Skype, wireless compnies fight to shape net-neutrality regs
Concurring opinions: BRIGHT IDEAS - Helen Nissenbaum's privacy in context - technology, policy and the integrity of social life
What if Donna had never met the Doctor?
Doctor Who: Turn left
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Turn left (2008)
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