hang on ...ex-NSA employee has concerns with pervasive data collection and its potential for harm, isn't it a bit late to be worrying about this considering that's what your employer was all about and you were happy to do it while picking up your pay cheque ???? Hypocritical comes to mind, but I'm sure their is more accurate and stronger term out there !
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Can we stop megacorps from using and abusing our data? That ship has sailed, ex-NSA lawyer argues in new book
Software engineer leaked UK missile system secrets and refused to hand cops his passwords, Old Bailey told
What does everyone make of today's Google antitrust action? Only the stock market is happy with the status quo
When you tell Chrome to wipe private data about you, it spares two websites from the purge: Google.com, YouTube
'Facebook simply would not exist today if not for Bletchley Park,' says social network – but don't hold that against it
Do these muppets actually read what they write? You can't have a secure system if a backdoor exists, even if they keys to are held in the most secure place on earth, nothing is 100% guaranteed and when it all goes wrong (as it regularly does), everybody involved, governments and companies have big get out of jail clauses and Joe Public foots the bill and takes the hit ! I have two safe and secure encrypted letters for 5 eyes and friends, its U.F !
IBM manager had to make one person redundant from choice of two, still bungled it and got firm done for unfair dismissal
Ireland unfriends Facebook: Oh Zucky Boy, the pipes, the pipes are closing…from glen to US, and through the EU-side
India already has a substantial and capable military and is one of few nations to possess nuclear weapons, operate a blue-water navy and run a space program
You also forgot to add that it is incapable of educating, housing and feeding the masses, protecting females from mass gang rapes, female infanticide, widespread police and political corruption, wide scale sectarian and religious prejudice ... the list is long !!
As Amazon pulls union-buster job ads, workers describe a 'Mad Max' atmosphere – unsafe, bullying, abusive
Brit local authority appoints a systems integrator in leap to Oracle cloud, but support time-bomb is already ticking
I'm sure the council have already put cash from important social services aside to cover the cost, while making sure T&C's make Sol-Tec pay a late delivery penalty, while SOl-Tec have covered any costs by hiking up their winning bid, to make sure it brings in a nice profit. Everybody wins but the public purse !
Struggling company pleads with landlords to slash rents as COVID-19 batters UK high street. The firm's name? Apple
FYI: When Virgin Media said it leaked 'limited contact info', it meant p0rno filter requests, IP addresses, IMEIs as well as names, addresses and more
Senior health tech pros warn NHS England: Be transparent with mass database trawl or face public backlash
ACLU sues America's border cops: Tell us everything about these secret search teams targeting travelers
How about Microsoft just swallows their pride and say that anything not written for W10x64, will not work for any future version of Window,s strip out all the old crap code from Win 1,2,3,4,95,98,ME,2000,XP,Vista,7,8 and give us the clean, stable, fast 64-bit Windows we want. If software houses don't want to play, screw em !
FCC's answer to scandal of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile US selling people's location data: Burying its head in the ground
UK spies: You know how we said bulk device hacking would be used sparingly? Well, things have 'evolved'...
Mass resignation, would it hurt Google? Maybe in short term delay projects, while they hire replacements, but plenty of people in India (no racism intended) will happily take the job and not care what happens in China., for those that do go, plenty of secret blacklist floating around tech firms !
Any product be it routers to mobile phones, once they are no longer supported by the manufacurer with updates, should be made unlocked to open sourec alternatives. For too long manufacturers have gotten away with inbuilt obsolescence for perfectly good equipment to make profits and the politicians and watchdogs have turned a blind eye, especially in these days when everybody is banging a drum about not creating more waste !
Maybe time for anybody who messes with BGP, to be isolated from the rest of the network and force all their traffic through a dedicated gateway. Yes hard luck on for arguments sake China/USA/Russia/UK/Iran/India citizens, as it would enable even easier snooping, but the rest of the world would be more secure.