Ten Steps You Can Take Right Now Against Internet Surveillance

One of the trends we’ve seen is how, as the word of the NSA’s spying has spread, more and more ordinary people want to know how (or if) they can defend themselves from surveillance online. But where to start?

Don’t Be Silly. Lock Down and Encrypt Your Smartphone

Your smartphone is your most portable computer. It’s also a treasure trove of information. You wouldn’t leave your laptop unlocked in public, so why leave your phone’s data unprotected?

Russian Facebook Not Responsible For Users? Pirate Music Uploads

VKontakte, Russia?s version of Facebook, is a huge operation with upwards of 45 million daily users. Thanks to its file-hosting features it?s also one of the world?s largest unauthorized repositories of copyright music.

As a result the site has drawn criticism from record companies around the world and earlier this year was sued by a local label.

Anonymous may have just crashed NSA’s Web site
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The Web site for America’s super secret spy agency, the National Security Agency (NSA), is down at the same that a Twitter account reputedly associated with the Internet action group Anonymous claims credit. No word yet from the Republicans as to 
The NSA Website Is Down, Anonymous May Be Responsible
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Understanding Education through Big Data

The seduction of ?Big Data? lies in its promise of greater knowledge. The large amounts of data created as a by-product of our digital interactions, and the increased computing capacity to analyse it offer the possibility of knowing more about ourselves and the world around us. It promises to make the world less mysterious and more predictable.

Ten Steps You Can Take Right Now Against Internet Surveillance

One of the trends we’ve seen is how, as the word of the NSA’s spying has spread, more and more ordinary people want to know how (or if) they can defend themselves from surveillance online. But where to start?

Anonymity Network Tor Needs a Tune-up to Protect Users from Surveillance

Fixes are planned for Internet anonymity tool Tor after researchers showed that national intelligence agencies could plausibly unmask users.

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