December 2008


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Europe tightens rules on police data sharing

Europe tightens rules on police data sharing: “ Controlling cross-border info The European Council is adopting tougher rules on how the police and judiciary treat, and share, people’s private data.… “ (Via The Register –…


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BitTorrent War on Users: ‘Utter Nonsense

BitTorrent War on Users: ‘Utter Nonsense: “‘BitTorrent declares war on VoIP, gamers’, the headline to The Register’s latest BitTorrent article reads. The article continues that a recent change in uTorrent’s design would cause massive bandwidth…


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EU cybercrime strategy backs law enforcement Trojan

EU cybercrime strategy backs law enforcement Trojan: “ Remote searches? Nein danke Remote searches of suspects’ computers could become a mainstay of cybercrime investigations under a new EU strategy announced last week.… “ (Via The…


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BBC News: EU to search out cyber criminals

BBC News: EU to search out cyber criminals 1 December, 2008 Remote searches of suspect computers will form part of an EU plan to tackle hi-tech crime. The five-year action plan will take steps to…



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A YouTube for All of Us?

YouTube modifies its community guidelines and that means stricter standard for “mature content”, polite way of saying “porn”. Looks like YouTube is tidying its backyard. A YouTube for All of Us: “As a community, we…