Category Archives: Anonymity

Privacy and personal data collection

Donn√©es personnelles : la CNIL audite 250 sites – JDN Web & Tech. 7 mai 2013 The French Regulatory Authority for HR related to IT (CNIL) has on 6 may 2013 looked at 250 websites to check their compliance (or … Continue reading

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Privacy: death or transitory stage?

I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did – Social Networks and the Death of Privacy – By Lori Andrews – Book Review – NYTimes.com. 27 January 2012 This is an article I came to indirectly via … Continue reading

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Drones: from the military to the civil society

Drone Attack: How We Might Willingly Embrace The Surveillance Society | Techdirt. 15 March 2012, I have been following the use of drones, with notably the fact that the weapon when killing civilians creates questions of international (criminal) law. But … Continue reading

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Surveillance technology: between money workshipping and HR compliance

Business & Human Rights : Links. Post of 25 April 2012, about “obama targets technology in human rights abuses”. The post refers to several documents, one of them being the Executive Order signed by President Obama (23 April 2012), which … Continue reading

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Democracies: where security should not exclude liberty

FBI Agents Getting More Power To Spy On People With Less Oversight | Techdirt. 14 June 2011 A recurring theme really. If ‘new’ technologies challenge our way to do things, we should adapt respecting our roots, which means for criminal … Continue reading

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Whistle-blowing as a means for accountability: three actors, one issue (?)

Former Obama Advisor Says Wikileaks Is Wonderful For The US Government | Techdirt. 13 June 2011 refering to an interview in Computerworld, Prof Mike Nelson, former adviser to Obama during the previous campaign, proposes a different analysis on the sensitivity … Continue reading

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“The unbearable lightness of being”: hackers, Government and industry regulations

The End Of LulzSec Is Not The End Of Hactivism | Techdirt. 27 June 2011 The reader (and Kundera if he ever stumps upon the post) will, I hope, forgive me for this reference to Kundera’s novel based in former … Continue reading

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Banks Can’t Figure Out How To Spell Gadhafi, So They Can’t Freeze His Assets | Techdirt

Banks Can’t Figure Out How To Spell Gadhafi, So They Can’t Freeze His Assets | Techdirt. April 19th 2011 Dictactorship is no laughing matter, but I thought that one deserves a little smile at least given the context. Transliteration from … Continue reading

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The biggest threat to privacy: Government or Corporations?

Replay Six Months Of A German Politician’s Life Thanks To His Mobile Phone Data | Techdirt. 29 March 2011 Malte Spitz asked for his location and phone data and put it to the Zeit (one of the biggest German newspaper). … Continue reading

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Wikileaks

Pentagon Demands Wikileaks ‘Returns’ Leaked Documents; Does It Not Know How Digital Documents Work? | Techdirt. 6 August 2010 the only sensible explanation for this rather curious demand is that the Pentagon actually does not know what has been leaked, … Continue reading

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