June 2013

Silicon Valley, Money and Spying
21 June 2013 In 2010 the CEO for Facebook, Max Kelly, left to join the National Security Agency (NSA). He moved from protecting the information of over a billion Facebook [...]
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Encrypting Your Email Works
17 June 2013 Once again it has been stressed that encryption definitely works as a method to keep your personal data private. Recently through the Guardian Website and an event [...]
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Article: PRISM and our Privacy
Introduction The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) has empowered the US government to gain access to the servers of nine major internet companies. The project has been named appropriately as [...]
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PRISM and our Privacy
10 June 2013 Leaked documents have brought to light that US governments have the ability to access detailed records of individuals smartphone and internet activity via a scheme called ‘Prism’. [...]
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Glasgow City Council receives penalty of £150,000
7 June 2013 20 143 individuals information has been compromised following the loss of two laptops containing unencrypted information belonging to Glasgow City Council.  The laptops were stolen on 28 [...]
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Stockport Primary Care Trust receives £100,000 monetary penalty
3 June 2013 The ICO have issued a monetary penalty of £100,000 to Stockport Primary Care Trust following a breach of the data protection act. A site previously owned by [...]
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