4 years ago I founded a small social media constancy. The idea was to manage the coming deluge of social media for businesses. Turned out to be a pretty good idea. At first many businesses didn’t believe that social media was going to be as important as it has become. What seemed completely obvious to [...]
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The 4th Amendment may be very close to dead. If this bill becomes law, online the 4th Amendment is dead. What’s the problem with the police trolling through your Gmail account looking for something? If you haven’t done anything you have nothing to fear right? Right. (From CNET) Leahy’s rewritten bill would allow more than [...]
Not really cause for celebration though. Wired reports that this decrease may simply be from less stringent adherence to warrant laws. The police, FBI, NSA, etc may just be finding ways around warrants. (From Wired) “What’s more, the government asserts, and judges are agreeing, that no warrant is required to obtain so-called cell-site data which [...]
Human Rights and Information Technology, Doing Well and Doing Good Historically, telephony has been highly regulated while the Internet has not. With the convergence of mobile telephony and the Internet, a host of regulatory and legal frameworks that manage spectrum and protect individual rights are being challenged for inadequacy. In the developed world, governments fighting [...]
John Perry Barlow, the legendary internet rights advocate and Future 500 Senior Fellow, speaks with The Economic Times about Internet freedom in India. “It is the usual problem where you have a bunch of people who don’t know the environment trying to protect you from things that might go wrong in it. And trying to [...]