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CISPA Another Fascist Takeover of the Internet. PRISM - Where do we go from here? In light of the shocking revelations regarding the United States surveillance machine (the National Security Agency) and their PRISM initiative - one has to ask how do we move forward?

PRISM - Where do we go from here?

As you can see from my previous blog post, I have personally written to President Barroso of the European Commission asking that the Commission immediately revoke the Safe Harbour status of the United States, ban all US companies from EU markets until such time as the US Government acknowledge and uphold the fundamental and constitutional rights of European citizens and begin a formal investigation into the allegations that the UK Government's signals analysis agency GCHQ used PRISM to circumvent the legal processes in place governing the acquisition and interception of citizens' communications.

Android permet à votre smartphone de vous filmer à votre insu. Cette semaine, la sécurité d'iOS a fait couler beaucoup d'encre suite au contournement du verrouillage iCloud.

Android permet à votre smartphone de vous filmer à votre insu

Pas de jaloux, Android a aussi sa grosse faille : un chercheur en sécurité a découvert qu'il était possible pour une application de capturer des photos ou des vidéos sans demander l'autorisation de l'utilisateur et sans que rien n'apparaisse à l'écran. Pire, l'application peut ne pas figurer dans la liste des applications installées actives.

DoulCi, le hack qui déverrouille les iPhone et iPad volés. Qui oublie le mot de passe de 6 iPhones ?

doulCi, le hack qui déverrouille les iPhone et iPad volés

Avec iOS 7 Apple introduit une fonction très appréciée : le verrouillage d’activation via iCloud. PRISM (surveillance program) Below are a number of slides released by Edward Snowden showing the operation and processes behind the PRISM program.

PRISM (surveillance program)

It should be noted that the "FAA" referred to is Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act ("FAA"), and not the Federal Aviation Administration, which is more widely known by the same FAA initialism. Slide showing that much of the world's communications flow through the U.S. Details of information collected via PRISM Slide listing companies and the date that PRISM collection began Slide showing PRISM's tasking process Slide showing the PRISM collection dataflow Slide showing PRISM case numbers Slide showing the REPRISMFISA Web app Slide showing some PRISM targets.

Slide fragment mentioning "upstream collection", FAA702, EO 12333, and references yahoo.com explicitly in the text. FAA702 Operations, and map FAA702 Operations, and map. Opt out of PRISM, the NSA’s global data surveillance program - PRISM BREAK. How traffic surveillance is invading your privacy. Is it cutting-edge, or just downright creepy?

How traffic surveillance is invading your privacy

Surveillance technology is increasingly being implemented in municipalities across the country. But while such gadgets aim to curtail crime and decrease traffic accidents, some people are wondering about the costs to both town budgets and privacy. "Overall, we wonder if the costs will outweigh the benefits," said Jay Stanley, a Washington, D.C. -based senior policy analyst at the American Civil Liberties Union's Speech, Policy and Technology Project. Such technology, which includes everything from neighborhood video cameras, red-light cameras and, most recently, parking-space sensors, is popping up faster than mushrooms in a shady forest. Centre d’espionnage gigantesque aux Etats-Unis. Dans le désert de l’Utah les Etats-Unis construisent un centre d’espionnage gigantesque.

Centre d’espionnage gigantesque aux Etats-Unis

On peut y rassembler et évaluer du monde entier des courriers électroniques, des entretiens téléphoniques, des demandes de recherches sur Google, des routes de voyage, des achats de livres, tous les curriculum vitae et des données informatiques personnelles. Des amis de cercles de services secrets nous ont passé quelques données. Ainsi les serveurs seront placés sur une surface de 8000 mètres carrés. » CISPA Amendment Allows DHS to Intercept Tax Returns Alex Jones.

Perennial big government advocate Sheila Jackson Lee strikes again Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com Wednesday, April 25, 2012 An amendment introduced to the controversial CISPA bill by perennial big government advocate Rep.

» CISPA Amendment Allows DHS to Intercept Tax Returns Alex Jones

Sheila Jackson Lee would empower the Department of Homeland Security to intercept online IRS tax returns and any other Internet traffic deemed to transit networks owned by the federal government or operated on its behalf. “Jackson Lee’s amendment (PDF) is broad enough to sweep in government contractors and university networks such as Internet2 and CENIC, said a telecommunications attorney who did not want to be identified because of client sensitivity. It also appears to cover open Wi-Fi networks run by federal agencies and networks in government-provided housing,” reports CNet’s Declan McCullagh. Paul Joseph Watson is the editor and writer for Prison Planet.com. This article was posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 6:29 am Print this page. Domains Made Simple. CISPAcat: using memes to fight America's terrible, net-breaking "cybersecurity" bill. Zakkai from Fight for the Future (the folks who brought you the war on SOPA) sez, "Want to fight for Internet privacy with cute cat photos?

CISPAcat: using memes to fight America's terrible, net-breaking "cybersecurity" bill

DOJ Claims It Can Read Your E-mail without a Warrant. Comment se rendre invisible du réseau PRISM? La révélation par Edward Snowden des programmes américains de surveillance de l’internet et des communications a semé l’inquiétude chez certains internautes, y compris ceux qui n’ont pas de projets d’attentats ou de complots contre les Etats.

Comment se rendre invisible du réseau PRISM?

On connaît une liste de 9 firmes qui ont confirmé avoir collaboré avec la NSA dans le cadre de PRISM: Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, YouTube, Facebook, Skype, PalTalk et AOL. Sur cette base, un designer nommé Peng Zhong propose sur un site internet une série d’outils qui devraient aider les internautes soucieux de protéger leur vie privée à ne pas être espionné par les autorités américaines. Ces outils ne peuvent pas avoir été développés par les 9 firmes qui collaborent avec la NSA. Selon Peng Zhong, si l’on veut échapper totalement à PRISM, il faut tout changer dans sa façon d’utiliser internet. CISPA Authors Confident Bill Will Pass Despite Rising Opposition. Rep.

CISPA Authors Confident Bill Will Pass Despite Rising Opposition

Mike Rogers (R-Mich), author of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as CISPA, is confident the bill has enough support in the House to pass when it comes up for a vote Friday. CISPA – are tech giants backing off nervously? - Ireland’s CIO and strategy news and reports service. The CISPA internet surveillance bill in the US – which looked like it had the unanimous support of tech giants like Facebook and Microsoft – appears to be losing support or causing rifts in the industry.

Mozilla has become the first tech company to speak out against the legislation. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) was cleared last week in the US House of Representatives, 248 to 168. According to Forbes, Mozilla issued the following statement: “While we wholeheartedly support a more secure internet, CISPA has a broad and alarming reach that goes far beyond internet security. Worse Than SOPA- CISPA Will Allow Monitoring Any Online Communication (#Censorship) Obama threatens to veto CISPA cybersecurity bill, citing privacy concerns.

On Wednesday, two days before the expected House vote, the Obama administration expressed its concerns. The bill, it said in a statement, “fails to provide authorities to ensure that the nation’s core critical infrastructure is protected while repealing important provisions” of privacy law. The legislation would make it easier for the government to share classified data with the private sector and for the private sector, in turn, to share data voluntarily with the government.

Proposed Amendments to #CISPA Don't Protect Privacy. CISPA: A guide to the 'Big Brother' cyber security bill. » Obama Opposes CISPA, But Will Sign It Anyway Alex Jones. Get ready for another NDAA-style bait and switch Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com Wednesday, April 25, 2012 President Barack Obama simply “can’t wait” to bypass Congress and use executive privilege to advance his political agenda, but even though his administration has expressed its opposition to the draconian CISPA bill, don’t hold your breath for a veto. Facts on #CISPA. With the body of SOPA still warm in the grave, Congress is making another run at a cyber-bill -- and the battle over it is starting to look a little familiar. This one's not about piracy. Known as CISPA (the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act) the bill would, among other things, allow private companies -- internet service providers and others -- to turn over information about users to law enforcement and security agencies without a court order.

CISPA sponsors narrow bill. Co-sponsors of Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act have circulated a draft substitute amendment that would place some limitations on the government's ability to use shared cybersecurity data for other purposes and eliminate intellectual property theft from the definition of cyber threat information. The bill (H.R. 3523), sponsored by Reps. CISPA.