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Google Scrubs The Web

Posted June 18th, 2012 at 4:44 pm (UTC-4)
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“An Alarming Rise” In Internet Censorship Doug Bernard | Washington DC If the latest numbers from Google are any measure, 2012 is not shaping up as a good year for free speech on the Internet. For the last two or so years, following a high-profile dust-up with the government of China regarding content, the search […]

Google, Privacy and You

Posted January 27th, 2012 at 11:45 pm (UTC-4)
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What The Search Engine Giant Knows About You Doug Bernard | Washington DC Perhaps they should have expected this. Years ago, the founders of Google adopted as their semi-official motto the phrase “Don’t Be Evil.” And that, for Google’s critics, has been the gift that keeps on giving. Every time Google announces something different -unveiling […]

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Security or Idiocy?

Posted July 3rd, 2011 at 12:41 pm (UTC-4)
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Who, And Where, Are The Greatest Threats To Internet Security? The web has been humming with talk this week – talk, concern, worry and general shpilkes – about Internet security.  There’s good reason: not only are there renewed questions about just which hacker group is responsible for what cyber-attack, but the rate and severity of […]

Look Who Wants To Be Facebook Friends

Posted February 18th, 2011 at 3:57 pm (UTC-4)
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And Bloggers Pay the Price for Free Speech Online Periodically we like to share a few of the stories and posts from across the web that caught our eye.  There are no editorial threads implied connecting these items together, other than being interesting. #1 Terrorists Move to Social Media.  The open-source group Public Intelligence recently […]

Google Goes Back to Iran

Posted January 19th, 2011 at 1:08 pm (UTC-4)
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“We want the people of Iran to have access to the same information as people in other countries in the world.” – Scott Rubin, Google

Google Attacks and Cyber Threats

Posted March 17th, 2010 at 3:01 pm (UTC-4)
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Google’s recent disclosure that it was the target of a highly sophisticated cyber attack has brought renewed attention to the growing problem of cyber security threats. Officials and security experts say that while past cyber attacks focused largely on national secrets and defense technologies, that focus is changing. VOA’s William Ide has much more here.

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