- Edward Snowden – thorn in the authoritarians side.
- William Hague’s speech on Equador & Julian Assange asylum.
- Having a break from Politics for a while, after #ASOT550, I re-found my love for my #TranceFamily
- Anti-Semitic attitudes are off the charts in Hungary – ADL #Jews #Israel #Loaded #Survey
- My Blog: note to Branka Totić, director of the Serbian Intellectual Property Office, think outside the box re. #ACTA
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Category Archives: Privacy
My Blog: “ACTA is a blessing in disguise for UK PLC”. Run that by me again … cc @_AskTheExperts_ @_JayMcGregor
I have some issues with the idea that “ACTA is a blessing in disguise for UK PLC” as stated in this article. Let me go through it in my usual style: From the article: “The World is on the brink … Continue reading
La Quadrature Du Net has an article out today titled, “A Strategy Looking Through ACTA and Beyond” that I have to say seem blinkered and lacking lateral thinking. From the article, “Over the last two weeks, events have radically altered … Continue reading
ACTA is causing palpitations higher up the elite food chain. From grass roots internet activists, through Civil Society, through academics, parliamentarians and now international trade delegations at the World Trade Organization (WTO). Yesterday (01/Mar/2012), there was a TRIPs (Trade-Related Aspects of … Continue reading
My Blog: Right to Privacy vs ‘Right to Snoop’. A workshop before the net-war intensifies in our Surveilance society..
Over recent months due to a myriad of reasons, citizens’ internet (netizens) rights have been high on the political and news agenda. We have had Internet Blackout Day to protest US legislation SOPA and PIPA. We have had massive demonstration concerning ACTA, … Continue reading
The text of his speech is linked to below: “Karel De Gucht European Commissioner for Trade ACTA – State of Play 1st Exchange of Views with the Committee for International Trade of the European Parliament Brussels, 29 February 2012“ http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=SPEECH/12/136&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en … Continue reading
My Blog: Reply to Philippe de Buck regarding #EC not being happy #EP is referring #ACTA to #ECJ cc @StopACTAnow
Philippe de Buck from the European Commission has written a letter to ACTA Rappateur David Martin MEP. Here is a link to that letter: http://www.iccwbo.org/uploadedFiles/BASCAP/Pages/Business%20Europe.pdf I will comment on the bulk of his letter: “The European Commission has announced that it … Continue reading
OK, the day started late for me as I was catching up late into the night finishing off a request for an urbandictionary.com definition for “BRPF“: http://awbmaven.wordpress.com/2012/02/27/my-blog-brpfs-belligerent-radicalized-proselytizing-fundamentalist-the-enemy-of-humanity-brpf/ First up was the Committee on International Trade INTA news conference hosted by European Parliament rapporteur for INTA, David … Continue reading
Today, we have a report on a meeting regarding the proposed “EU-US Passenger Data Agreement” (also called the Passenger Name Records, or PNR). From that report, “Does the EU-US passenger data deal offer enough safeguards for EU citizens? Is the balance between … Continue reading
My Blog: UK’s IMP reborn as Orwellian #CCDP (Communications Capabilities Development Programme) – needs to be stopped!
The UK has resurected the old IMP (Interception Modernisation Programme) from 2008, modified it, and is not proposing to flog it to unsuspecting UK netizens as the Communications Capabilities Development Programme (CCDP). If you thought ACTA was bad, grab a tipple, … Continue reading
The EU’s Police and Criminal Justice Data Protection Directive + Regulation re. personal information and data. cc #ACTA
[edit 7/MAR/12: Additional article from the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS): "On the package, Peter Hustinx, EDPS, says: "The proposed Regulation constitutes a huge step forward for the right to data protection in Europe. However, we are unfortunately still far from … Continue reading