Internet Control

Obama Signs Executive Order On Cyber Security Ahead of State of the Union Address

Posted by on February 12, 2013 in Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Obama Signs Executive Order On Cyber Security Ahead of State of the Union Address

Barack Obama has signed an executive order on cybersecurity following rumors that he would do so. In his State of the Union address he cited “growing threat from cyber-attacks” as the reason he used his executive power against the will of lawmakers.

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Bad Cyber Security Bill CISPA Heading Back To the House (w/ Infographic)

Posted by on February 12, 2013 in Internet Control with 1 Comment
Bad Cyber Security Bill CISPA Heading Back To the House (w/ Infographic)

The recently “deceased” Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, (CISPA) bill is scheduled for a new vote. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-MI) and fellow congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) will reintroduce CISPA this Wednesday, which should bear a striking resemblance to last year’s bill and not the amended version that failed to gain even a senate vote of approval.

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CISPA’s Back: Hacking, Online Espionage Resurrect Cybersecurity Bill

Posted by on February 9, 2013 in Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
CISPA’s Back: Hacking, Online Espionage Resurrect Cybersecurity Bill

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection act (CISPA) will be reintroduced before the US House next week following a spate of cyber espionage and hacking attacks. Civil liberties advocates have criticized the bill for violating privacy laws.

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Pentagon, CIA, FBI “Cyber-Warriors” Planting “False Information on Facebook”

Posted by on January 29, 2013 in Agencies & Systems, Internet Control with 0 Comments
Pentagon, CIA, FBI “Cyber-Warriors” Planting “False Information on Facebook”

On November 22, 2012, the Los Angeles Times published an alarming piece of news entitled “Cyber Corps program trains spies for the digital age”. The “cyber-warriors” who are headed for organizations such as the CIA, NSC, FBI, the Pentagon and so on, are trained to stalk, “rifle through trash, sneak a tracking device on cars and plant false information on Facebook [emphasis added]. They also are taught to write computer viruses, hack digital networks, crack passwords, plant listening devices and mine data from broken cellphones and flash drives.”

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The Pentagon’s Massive Expansion Of Its ‘Cyber-Security’ Unit Is All About Offense

Posted by on January 28, 2013 in Internet Control with 1 Comment
The Pentagon’s Massive Expansion Of Its ‘Cyber-Security’ Unit Is All About Offense

Beyond the aggressive threat to other nations posed by the Pentagon’s “cyber-security” programs, there is the profound threat to privacy, internet freedom, and the ability to communicate freely for US citizens and foreign nationals alike. The US government has long viewed these “cyber-security” programs as a means of monitoring and controlling the internet and disseminating propaganda. The fact that this is all being done under the auspices of the NSA and the Pentagon means, by definition, that there will be no transparency and no meaningful oversight.

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Kim Dotcom Wants To Encrypt Half Of the Internet To End Government Surveillance (Full RT Interview)

Posted by on January 25, 2013 in Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Kim Dotcom Wants To Encrypt Half Of the Internet To End Government Surveillance (Full RT Interview)

Everyone who uses the Internet knows what’s going on here. They don’t like what’s going on here. They saw it with SOPA and you will see it with our case. People will come together and fight this kind of aggression against innovation and Internet freedom.

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Internet Activist Aaron Swartz’ Prosecutor Linked To Another Hacker’s Death

Posted by on January 15, 2013 in Internet Control with 5 Comments
Internet Activist Aaron Swartz’ Prosecutor Linked To Another Hacker’s Death

One of the prosecutors in the case of the online pioneer who killed himself this weekend, Aaron Swartz, was accused in 2008 of driving another hacker to suicide.

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