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The internet, the perfect tool for the surveillance state? Further reading (and watching) on the state of digital privacyThe internet, the perfect tool for the surveillance state? Further reading (and watching) on the state of digital privacy

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

“We already knew this.” “It’s necessary for the War on Terror.” “Other countries are doing it too.” “But I have nothing to hide.” These are the most common reasons people express for not feeling outrage over the revelations this year that the United States’ National Security Agency has been involved in widespread surveillance. In today’s […]

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Security experts Bruce Schneier and Mikko Hypponen on the NSA, PRISM and why we should be worried

Posted By Thu-Huong Ha

As Edward Snowden is linked to one country after the next, the media has its eye fixed on where he will next request asylum. (Today, it’s Russia.) Meanwhile, back at US headquarters, as NSA officials speak in a House Judiciary Committee hearing, the agency is still doing what it’s doing. To get more information on exactly what […]

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Three types of online attack: Mikko Hypponen on TED.com

Posted By Tedstaff

Cybercrime expert Mikko Hypponen talks us through three types of online attack on our privacy and data — and only two are considered crimes. (Recorded at TEDxBrussels 2011, November 2011, in Brussels, Belgium. Duration: 9:23) Watch Mikko Hypponen’s talk on TED.com, where you can download it, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances […]

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What we’re doing about PIPA/SOPA: Talking about itWhat we’re doing about PIPA/SOPA: Talking about it

Posted By Tedstaff

Today, several of our favorite websites are going dark or blacking out their homepages to raise awareness of two bills, in the US House and Senate, that threaten people’s ability to share on the web. In the past week, we’ve pondered what TED.com should be doing to help raise awareness of the PIPA and SOPA […]