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Edward Snowden – thorn in the authoritarians side.

Edward Snowden seems a mild mannered geek not to dissimilar to myself and many other techies that I know. So what makes him a man who has rattled many of the largest political institutions in the world and become the … Continue reading

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Companioning ACTA, there are proposed changes to the E-commerce Directive, IPRED, Customs Enforcement, etc

The EU Commission is rushing hastily towards it’s Digital Single Market (DSM) and as well as unintended (or perhaps secretly intended) consequences for EU citizens and businesses, there will be speed-bumps along the w. Near the end of EFF’s article … Continue reading

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Is ‘Safe Harbour’, safe? Does it meet all #EU #acquis (EU laws)? Does, for instance, #Facebook?

The EU has a ‘Safe Harbour’ agreement with the US to provide “adequate protection” for EU businesses and citizens’ data: “The European Commission’s Directive on Data Protection went into effect in October of 1998, and would prohibit the transfer of … Continue reading

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