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

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

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“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 []

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

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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 []

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

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

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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 []