You would think that a Saudi Arabian telecom firm interested in monitoring its users' mobile communications would not be asking a well-known pro-privacy researcher such as Moxie Marlinspike for help, but you would be wrong.
A letter received by the Associated Press’ general counsel has revealed that the DOJ has successfully subpoenaed two months' worth of telephone toll records for work and private phones of a slew of AP journalist and editors without informing the news organization of it beforehand.
A judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas has denied FBI's petition to install spying software on and using the built-in camera of an unidentified suspect's computer in order to discover his or her identity and gather evidence of the crime from the computer's hard drive, memory and storage.
Users' desire to share things online has influenced many markets, including the digital camera one.
In their latest report on online surveillance, Reporters Without Borders have named Bahrain, China, Iran, Syria and Vietnam as "state enemies" of the Internet due of their continuous and intensive efforts at spying on journalists, bloggers, human rights defenders and political dissidents.
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