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MedIT. Cyberstalking and Women - Facts and Statistics. This is third in a series of articles on women and cyberstalking written for by cyberstalking expert Alexis A.

Cyberstalking and Women - Facts and Statistics

Moore, founder of the national advocacy group Survivors in Action. Harmful Digital Communications Bill — First Reading. Hon CHESTER BORROWS (Acting Minister of Justice): I move, That the Harmful Digital Communications Bill be now read a first time.

Harmful Digital Communications Bill — First Reading

I nominate the Justice and Electoral Committee to consider the bill. Rapid advances in technology over the last few decades have changed the way that people communicate with each other. We now communicate with, form relationships with, and do business with people on the other side of the world. Our lives are increasingly entwined in the digital world. Smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktop computers are everywhere. Avoiding Ratting. Get started...

Avoiding Ratting

Ensure you have up-to-date antivirus/antispyware software and firewall loaded and switched on.. Cover your webcam when not in use to avoid being spied on. RATs are usually downloaded invisibly with a program requested by you – for example a game – or sent to you as an email attachment. They can perform actions similar to legitimate software. How hackers can switch on your webcam and control your computer. An image uploaded to a hacking forum showing a woman sleeping as seen through her webcam.

How hackers can switch on your webcam and control your computer

The 14-year-old couldn't believe his eyes. The virtual currency he'd worked so hard to amass in the online role-playing game Runescape had vanished. He'd lost the equivalent of $700 in the blink of an eye, after investing his pocket money into the game's economy for months. How to tell if you've been ratted. Bit Coin Review. We tried out the facial recognition software that will use to find people who ‘look like your exes’

Facial Recognition Software Used for Online Dating. By Kelli Bender Tall, dark and handsome.

Facial Recognition Software Used for Online Dating

Blond, bubbly and fit. Facial-Recognition App Lets People Identify Passersby By Their Online Dating Profile. Bridging the gap between social media and real-world interactions, NameTag is a facial recognition app that uses Google Glass’ camera to identify a passersby face, matching it with their online profiles.

Facial-Recognition App Lets People Identify Passersby By Their Online Dating Profile

The developers intended the app to boost the experience of online dating, making it more personal. Dating sites like and can take their services to the streets, where people can find themselves exposed to a larger pool of potential dates. NameTag is altering the way we meet and “see” people, and Kevin Alan Tussy says, “I believe that this will make online dating and offline social interactions much safer and give us a far better understanding of the people around us.”

The technology does more than just the scanning of profile pictures. With Facial Recognition Partnership, Users Can Find Dates Based on Exes. You might say you're looking for a potential mate that looks like George Clooney or Scarlett Johansson, but chances are you do have a "type" and it looks a lot like your ex.

With Facial Recognition Partnership, Users Can Find Dates Based on Exes

Building on this concept, popular dating site has partnered with Los Angeles-based matchmaking service Three Day Rule that uses facial-recognition technology to find dates for users. In the weeks ahead, members will be able to upgrade to Three Day Rule's premium service, which asks users to send pictures of exes to determine the type of look they're attracted to. "People have a type and it's not necessarily about height or race or hair color, but a lot of it is about face shape," Talia Goldstein, the founder of Three Day Rule, told Mashable. But the option comes with a price: Three Day Rule's premium service costs $5,000 for a six-month package.

Online dating utilizing facial recognition software to find matc - WMC Action News 5. Should Facial Recognition Software be used in Online Dating? A personalized PBS video experience is only a few clicks away.

Should Facial Recognition Software be used in Online Dating?

Online Privacy FAQ. Copyright © 2007 - 2014Privacy Rights Clearinghouse This FAQ is an addendum to our Fact Sheet 18 on Internet It provides answers to questions that we are often asked by individuals who contact us concerning online privacy and safety. 1.

Online Privacy FAQ

I have found my name and personal information on the Internet at sites like ZabaSearch and Intelius. I am worried about identity theft. Women's Aid Help - The Survivor's Handbook. Warning: there is no way to completely cover your movements online.

Women's Aid Help - The Survivor's Handbook

This information can help you to cover your tracks online to an extent, but the only way to be sure is to use a completely different computer, either at a local library, internet cafe, at a friend's house or at work. You could also access info via an iPlus point (pictured). Karma Nirvana. Warning: there is no way to completely cover your movements online. This information can help you to cover your tracks online to an extent, but the only way to be sure is to use a completely different computer, either at a local library, internet cafe, at a friend’s house or at work. How can an abuser discover your internet and mobile activities?

Spyware is becoming very easy to purchase and install on home computers and mobile phones. NeWeb.

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Little Sister Webs. Internet freedom. Net Privacy and Anonymity. Privacy & ID. Privay. Apps quietly taking pic. Online Freedom. Opt Out. Internet tools. Web World Things. NeWeb Modules. NeWeb Security. Cyberspace Privacy. Cyber Security. The International PGP Home Page. How PGP works. How PGP works The following text is taken from chapter 1 of the document Introduction to Cryptography in the PGP 6.5.1 documentation. Copyright © 1990-1999 Network Associates, Inc. and its Affiliated Companies.

All Rights Reserved. Pretty Good Privacy. Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is a data encryption and decryption computer program that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communication. PGP is often used for signing, encrypting, and decrypting texts, e-mails, files, directories, and whole disk partitions and to increase the security of e-mail communications. It was created by Phil Zimmermann in 1991 while working at PKWARE, Inc.[1] PGP and similar software follow the OpenPGP standard (RFC 4880) for encrypting and decrypting data. Design[edit] PGP encryption uses a serial combination of hashing, data compression, symmetric-key cryptography, and finally public-key cryptography; each step uses one of several supported algorithms. WHERE TO GET PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) Revised 14 August 2002 This FAQ applies to Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), Gnu Privacy Guard (GPG), and some other OpenPGP implementations.

Disclaimer: some of this information may be outdated or otherwise inaccurate. I don't update it very often, but you should by all means be able to find an appropriate copy of PGP and its documentation using the information contained herein. Use it at your own risk. The Battle over Digital Rights Management: A Multi-Method Study of the Politics of Copyright Management Technologies by Bill Herman.

Digital rights management (DRM) refers to various technological systems by which copyright holders seek to exert control over the use and circulation of their works. This dissertation explores the policy debate over copyright law as a potential vehicle for regulating DRM technologies. EU to get tough on geolocation data privacy. Chilling Effects Clearinghouse. We need to talk about sensors: How the internet of things could affect privacy.

Here at Telefonica's Campus Party Europe tech festival in Berlin, this morning has seen some interesting sessions about privacy, with one in particular tackling the potential and risks of the internet of things. Internet Censorship - law & policy around the world. Last Updated: 28 March 2002 This report contains information on government policy and/or laws regarding Internet censorship in various countries around the world. Legal Research on International Law Issues Using the Internet.

Proskauer%20041111%20NLJ%20-%20Goldberg%20(Big%20Data_BYLINE_POSTED%20VERSION) 2011-219 du 25 février 2011 relatif à la conservation et à la communication des données permettant d'identifier toute personne ayant contribué à la création d'un contenu mis en ligne. Lawful-Access-Report-v.2.2Final. OASIS (organization) The Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) is a global consortium that drives the development, convergence, and adoption of e-business and web service standards. With its headquarters in the United States, members of the consortium decide how and what work is undertaken through an open, democratic process.[1] Technical work is being carried out under the following categories: Web Services, e-Commerce, Security, Law & Government, Supply Chain, Computing Management, Application Focus, Document-Centric, XML Processing, Conformance/Interop, and Industry Domains.

OASIS was first formed as SGML Open in 1993 as a trade association of SGML tool vendors to cooperatively promote the adoption of SGML through mainly educational activities, though some amount of technical activity was also pursued including an update of the CALS Table Model specification and specifications for fragment interchange and entity management. Identity management system. OpenID. Privacy And Self Determination In The Digital Age – Your Phone Company Is Watching. Many readers of my blog are interested in privacy/security and might find a recent TED talk of interest also. Entitled Your Phone Company Is Watching, the presenter Malte Spitz talks about his attempts to retrieve records pertaining to his mobile phone usage. The EU’s data retention laws require mobile operators and internet service providers to maintain complete records from 6 months to 2 years regarding such usage.

Brain Hacking: Scientists Extract Personal Secrets With Commercial Hardware. Robots exclusion standard. The Robot Exclusion Standard, also known as the Robots Exclusion Protocol or robots.txt protocol, is a convention to advising cooperating web crawlers and other web robots about accessing all or part of a website which is otherwise publicly viewable. What is SOPA ?

SOPA / PIPA. ACTA. ACTA. The 39 MEPs That Voted For ACTA. Constitutional Scholars Explain Why SOPA & PROTECT IP Do Not Pass First Amendment Scrutiny. Data mining without prejudice. SHODAN - Computer Search Engine. Computer Fraud And Abuse Act 2013: New CFAA Draft Aims To Expand, Not Reform, The ‘Worst Law In Technology’ “The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is the most outrageous criminal law you’ve never heard of,” Tim Wu, a Columbia law professor and pioneer of network neutrality, wrote in the New Yorker. “It bans ‘unauthorized access’ of computers, but no one really knows what those words mean.” Despite the enormous reach of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act as it currently stands – it was the same law used by prosecutors to torment late Internet activist Aaron Swartz prior to his suicide on Jan. 11 -- the House Judiciary Committee has actually proposed a number of expansions to the law in a new draft, which Tech Dirt says will be “rushed” to Congress during its “cyber week” in the middle of April.

C:\DOCUME~1\HRBRAZ~1\APPLIC~1\SoftQuad\XMetaL\5.5\gen\c\SR_005.XML. Real-Time Data on 80% of U.S. Emails. Who in Congress Supports SOPA and PIPA/PROTECT-IP? Skypesteg_final. If you’re worried about Uber and privacy, don’t forget Lyft and Sidecar. Court Of Human Rights: Convictions For File-Sharing Violate Human Rights. How Europe's Fight with Google Over Privacy Ignores Real Privacy. US Trade Office Calls ACTA Back From the Dead and Canada Complies. Making the University a Police State. Mining Student Data Could Save Lives - Commentary. Mailinator.