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Schneier (wrong) on censorship

Security guru (and potential CISO for the Obama Administration) Bruce Schneier recently blogged about his thoughts on the Internet censorship methods used in the United Arab Emirates: The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) pervasively filters Web sites that contain pornography or relate to alcohol and drug use, gay and lesbian issues, or online […]

Handheld fingerprint readers and the British surveillance state

Hundreds of years ago, with the passage of the Magna Carta, Great Britain took a bold step in outlining basic civil liberties for the common man. Unfortunately, over the past few years, the UK has switched from being a basic rights trend-setter, to a surveillance innovator. What ever happened? Last year, a troubling new law […]

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