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European Parliament on its Way to Accept ACTA?

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"This vote is a terrible blow to EU citizens. It shows that the conservatives and some of their allies can get the Parliament to vote in favor of ACTA."

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee on the state of the WWW on its 20th anniversary

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The Web is critical not merely to the digital revolution but to our continued prosperity—and even our liberty. Like democracy itself, it needs defending.

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Professor Ed Felten Becomes the FTC's First Chief Technologist

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With Felten on board, the FTC is uniquely positioned to deal with the myriad issues from the Roundtables in ways that protect consumer privacy without hampering innovation.

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EFF Urges EU Data Protection Authorities to Call for the Repeal of the EU Data Retention Directive

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While the directive itself is limited to the storage of traffic data, Privacy Authorities found that data relating to the contents of communications is also being stored.

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"Final" Version of ACTA Must be Rejected as a Whole

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By putting legal and monetary pressure on Internet service providers (in a most subtler way than in previous versions of the text), ACTA will give the music and movie industries a weapon to force them to police their networks and users themselves.

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Cloud Computing: Is there a threat?

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During the LinuxFestJo event last Saturday, I had a chat with Noha Salem, an Egyptian Googler, about Google's upcoming agenda and future plans for the IT industry. Everything she said was pretty interesting, until she reached the issue of cloud computing.

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Some Android apps caught covertly sending GPS data to advertisers

http://arstechnica.com

The results of a study conducted by researchers from Duke University, Penn State University, and Intel Labs have revealed that a significant number of popular Android applications transmit private user data to advertising networks without explicitly asking or informing the user.

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Stallman calls for end to ‘war on sharing’

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"Surveillance, censorship, restrictive data formats and software-as-a-service threatened the freedom of IT users, GNU founder and free software activist Richard Stallman claimed..."

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Why Free Software Movement must get involved in Internet Privacy Workshop: 8 and 9 December 2010

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« The Internet Architecture Board (IAB), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Internet Society (ISOC) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will hold a joint Internet privacy workshop on 8 and 9 December 2010 at MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts on the question: How Can Technology Help to Improve Privacy on the Internet? ...»

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European Parliament Vs. ACTA: Rejection is the only option

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ACTA aims at circumventing democracy to impose now and later repressive legislation through secret negotiations. The European Parliament now has a unique occasion to firmly oppose it.

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European Parliament passes anti-ACTA declaration

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Today 377 members of the European Parliament adopted a written declaration on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) in which they demand greater transparency, assert that ISPs should not up end being liable for data sent through their networks, and say that ACTA "should not force limitations upon judicial due process

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Steve Jobs Is Watching You: Apple Seeking to Patent Spyware

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It looks like Apple, Inc., is exploring a new business opportunity: spyware and what we're calling "traitorware."

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EFF at the Latin American Internet Governance Forum

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EFF International Rights Director, Katitza Rodriguez will be moderating the open dialogue on privacy at the Third Latin American Preparatory Meeting for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), which will take place on 3-5 August 2010 in the city of Quito, Ecuador.

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DOJ Pushing to Expand Warrantless Access to Internet Records

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This morning's Washington Post reveals that the Department Of Justice has been pressuring Congress to expand its power to obtain records of Americans' private Internet activity through the use of National Security Letters (NSLs).

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No Minister: 90% of web snoop document censored to stop 'premature unnecessary debate'

http://www.smh.com.au

The federal government has censored approximately 90 per cent of a secret document outlining its controversial plans to snoop on Australians' web surfing, obtained under freedom of information (FoI) laws, out of fear the document could cause "premature unnecessary debate".

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