- Global Online Freedom Act To Get Hearing
Rep. Chris Smith's bill to force companies to comply with US government standards on censorship, filtering and privacy in certain countries moves ahead.
- Egyptians use Facebook to Deter Censorship
Dissidents collectively acting online to organize real world protests.
- China Beats US for Internet Population
Now has 221 million users, to United State's 216 million.
- Jailed Chinese Journalist Shi Tao's Poem Follows Olympic Torch's Route Online
The string of online activists jailed by the Chinese government dogs its Olympics preparations.
- Bypassing a Laptop's Fingerprint Login - Using Its Own Dirty Mouse
Kim Cameron shows that a laptop has plenty of finger marks to undermine its own security system.
- Declared Income of All Italian Citizens Posted on Web
Not a data leak, but a deliberate attempt to "fight tax evasion" by the outgoing Italian administration.
- A Short Film Commemorating the 1943 Dutch Population Registry Attack
In occupied Holland, the resistance had to take desperate measures to stop misuse of collected personal data.
- EULAs in the UK
British consumer groups and lawyers are becoming more and more concerned by EULA language.
- Google Hands Over Personal Data to Brazilian Authorities
After fighting against revealing Orkut identities, Google has finally given data on 300 users to a Brazilian senate committee.
- Russian Prosecutors Eye Internet Censorship
"The new proposal is for any website deemed to have hosted extremist material to be blocked by providers in Russia 'within a month,' Sizov said."
- Performing Rights Society Doing Well From Internet
The UK collecting society is benefitting from a deal with YouTube and other digital platforms.