Network Solutions shut off the lights in response to a DMCA notice, after Cryptome published a 22-page Microsoft document outlining how the company stores private user data in its web-connected servers. The document also explains how government agencies can access that personal data.Read more »
RMS: « Clown plans to build a centralized Big Brother data base for all communication patterns in the UK, and give it to a private company.
Abuses are almost inevitable. Individuals will misuse the data and governments will misuse it. »Read more »
"The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) supports Free Software so that every citizen can play an independent, active and responsible part in our information society. However, censorship of content, violations of the principle of 'Net Neutrality' and increasing online surveillance do not fit with these goals.Read more »
"Tomorow, October, 11, organisations from more than 20 countries in Europe, north and south america will coordonate actions to stand up for private life and free speech, extremely threatened at the moment by political securitists post 9/11, as well as economic interests very powerfull and disrespectful of basic freedom..."Read more »
"A proposed new law that restricts the freedom internet use in Brazil has already passed the Senate and is dangerously close to going on the books [...] The Free Software movement from Brazil is striking up against this project and they have a petition online against it.Read more »
"...A broad movement of campaigners and organizations is calling on everybody to join action against excessive surveillance by governments and businesses. On 11 October 2008, concerned people in many countries will take to the streets, the motto being 'Freedom not fear 2008'. Peaceful and creative action, from protest marches to parties, will take place in many capital cities..."Read more »
"La Quadrature du Net (Squaring the Net) has seen the draft "Trust Online” Charter (FR) that the Ministry of the Interior is asking ISPs to sign by June 10th. The text confirms La Quadrature’s worst fears. Under the pretext of protecting users, the French government is attempting to put in place an all-encompassing Internet monitoring and filtering system.Read more »