Undermining Mobile Phone Users’ Privacy Won’t Make Us Safer

The Kelsey Smith Act Would Force Cell Providers to Turn Private User Data Over to Law Enforcement Tragedies often bring political proposals that would do more harm than help—undermining our right to secure communications, for example, or our right to gather online. It is in…

EFF Responds to Vigilant Solutions’ Accusations About EFF ALPR Report

On Tuesday, we wrote a report about how the Irvine Company, a private real estate development company, has collected automated license plate reader (ALPR) data from patrons of several of its shopping centers, and is providing the collected data to Vigilant Solutions, a contractor notorious…

Cisco and NetApp Simplify the Delivery of Cloud Infrastructure and Industry-Specific Applications with New FlexPod Solutions

New managed private cloud solution offers agility and speed by eliminating operational overhead while new Industry Solution reduces deployment risk More RSS Feed: newsroom.cisco.com/rss-feeds … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Cisco and NetApp Simplify the Delivery of Cloud Infrastructure and Industry-Specific Applications with New FlexPod Solutions…

Amazon Echo Secretly Recorded And Disclosed User’s Private Conversation

“Alexa” secretly recorded the private conversation of a Portland woman and sent it to one of her contacts, according to a news report. The Federal Wiretap Act makes it a crime to intentionally intercept a private communication. In 2015, EPIC urged the Federal Trade Commission…

Mystery in Mueller probe: Where’s the hacking indictment?

… private cybersecurity experts linked the attack to the Russian government … that published troves of hacked emails from the DNC … , DCLeaks.com, WikiLeaks and hacker persona Guccifer 2.0 … probe: Where’s the hacking indictment? Ex-Trump campaign adviser … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Mystery…

Google Cloud Status Dashboard

The issue with GCE Networking (affecting GCE, GKE, Cloud VPN and Cloud Private Interconnect) in us-east4 region has been resolved for all affected users as of Wednesday, 2018-05-16 19:40 US/Pacific. We will conduct an internal investigation of this issue and make appropriate improvements to our…

Google Cloud Status Dashboard

The issue with GCE Networking (affecting GCE, GKE, Cloud VPN and Cloud Private Interconnect) in us-east4 region has been resolved for all affected users as of Wednesday, 2018-05-16 19:40 US/Pacific. We will conduct an internal investigation of this issue and make appropriate improvements to our…

Google Cloud Status Dashboard

The issue with GCE Networking (affecting GCE, GKE, Cloud VPN and Cloud Private Interconnect) in us-east4 region has been resolved for all affected users as of Wednesday, 2018-05-16 19:40 US/Pacific. We will conduct an internal investigation of this issue and make appropriate improvements to our…