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Who is responsible for death threats from a Twitter bot?

So who is responsible? I can’t claim familiarity with Dutch law (although I’m assuming tulips have special rights), but I’ve argued before that in the United States the First Amendment protection of free speech extends to robots—including bots. It would be unconstitutional for American police to require van der Goot to shut down the bot […]

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Meet the serial failures in charge of protecting America’s online privacy | PandoDaily

Little known to most Americans, ambiguous language in a communications law passed in 1986 extends Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable search and seizure only to electronic communications sent or received fewer than 180 days ago. The language, known as the “180-day rule,” allows government officials to treat any emails, text messages or documents stored on […]

Copenhagen Shooter Used Facebook Legacy Tool To Prepare For Martyrdom

The 22-year-old’s account, which has now been removed from the site, showed el-Hussein’s jihadi name—Abu Ramadan al-Muhajir—and included the “remembering” epithet above his name on the cover photo. This “remembering” option became available just two days before the terror attack. The new feature allows users to choose a legacy contact who can manage certain aspects […]

Gaza ‘porn star video’ spread malware in Israel, says report | The Times of Israel

“Israel is one of the most highly defended countries in the world, sheltered behind the legendary ‘Iron Dome,’ said the Trend Micro report, called, appropriately enough, “Operation Arid Viper: Bypassing the Iron Dome.” While few Hamas rockets were able to affect major Israeli targets because of the IDF’s anti-missile system, the same was not necessarily […]

Google, Amazon, Microsoft Reportedly Paid AdBlock Plus To Unblock – Slashdot

Eyeo GmbH, the German startup behind Adblock Plus, said it did not wish to comment. So far more than 300 million users have downloaded its software, it said. The add-on is free to download, with Eyeo generating revenue through its “whitelisting” programme. Companies can request their ads to be unblocked as long as they comply […]

School of Privacy – VPN and TOR Ban Looming on the Horizon for Russia | TorrentFreak

The country is now looking at ways of bringing this to an end, with Russia’s main web-blocking body supporting a worrying proposal by a Russian MP to ban use of these tools via School of Privacy – VPN and TOR Ban Looming on the Horizon for Russia | TorrentFreak.

EFF Launches Awards Program For Most Outrageous Failures In FOIA Responses | Techdirt

In the meantime, the EFF has decided to do something beyond just suing: naming and shaming the most egregious violators (and celebrating those who filed the requests). EFF has announced its “Foilies” awards for “the most outrageous responses to Freedom of Information Act and state open records act requests.” Anyone is free to nominate examples, […]

Fury over BBC writer’s ‘kill Assange’ tweet : News 2015 : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide

BBC Four’s new three-part sitcom Asylum is inspired by controversial figure’s enforced stay in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He took refuge there in June 2012 to escape extradition to Sweden on sexual assault charges, which he fears will pave the way for him to be sent to the US to face an espionage trial. […]

Turkish academics threaten Twitter with legal action – Al Jazeera English

The notice was sent a day after the government proposed a new law to strengthen its control over the internet by attempting to reintroduce some elements of legislation annulled by the country’s top court last year. Altiparmak and Akdeniz’s notice provides examples of alleged rights violations in Turkish court orders restricting internet access which, according […]

Anonymous calls for activists to help expose international paedophile networks with ‘Operation DeathEaters’ – Home News – UK – The Independent

Anonymous has issued a video instructing activists on how they can aid in the operation, which has appeared at a time of serious allegations of historic child sexual abuse levied against prominent UK figures, including claims that a VIP Westminster paedophile ring existed in the past. Recent allegations have led to the Met police’s investigation […]

NSA secretly uses scapegoats, data mules and innocent victims’ PCs for botnets | Computerworld

As for digital war strategy phases, surveillance is apparently so common that the NSA doesn’t even rank it above “Phase 0.” After Phase 0 detects vulnerabilities, “stealthy implants” are used to infiltrate enemy systems and allow for “Phase Three” or “permanent access.” We previously looked at the NSA’s ANT catalog, which contains exploits the NSA […]

Phishing Scam Targets United States Military Members | PCWorld

AppRiver describes the phishing attack, “These emails come with subject lines such as ‘USAA Notification’, ‘Security Alert’, ‘Urgent Message for USAA Customer’, etc. A link in the email takes you to a fake login page that asks you for all your pertinent USAA login and personal financial data. Once the information is submitted you are […]

Lizard Squad’s DDoS Website Gets Hacked, Database Leaked – Cyber Kendra – Latest Hacking News And Tech News

On the list of the attacked site, one was of Security blogger Brian Krebs. After the attack, Krebs started digging and investigating over the attack. Krebs mention that the Lizard Squad DDos tool called Lizard Stresser relied on a vast network of compromised home routers. Krebs reports that an unknown individual had managed to hacked […]

Symantec Uncovers Sophisticated, Stealthy Computer Spying Tool – The Constantine Report

The research, published today, comes from the same team at Symantec that four years ago helped discover and ferret out the capabilities of Stuxnet, the world’s first digital weapon. It is believed to have been created by the combined efforts of the U.S. and Israel and used to sabotage the Iranian nuclear research program.The team […]

Zombie Cookie: The Tracking Cookie Verizon Customers Can’t Kill – Truthdig

It works like this: When a user visits a website that contains Turn tracking code, the company holds an auction within milliseconds for advertisers to target that user. The highest bidder’s ad instantly appears on the user’s screen as the web page loads. Turn says it receives 2 million requests for online advertising placements per […]

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