ISOC Chennai IGF workshop proposals updated

The IGF workshop proposals from ISOC India Chennai have been updated with more information. Openness 323. Roundtable: Balancing Security and Privacy Concerns Security 312. Children Online: The promises of the Internet and the necessary aspects for Online Safety Development 311. Alexandria Everywhere: Open and Accessible classrooms on the Internet to bridge the fundamental divide in […]

Spy@home? Mandatory Filtering Software in China

from the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Deeplinks blog China’s Spy in the Home Commentary by Danny O’Brien The Chinese Ministry of Industry and IT’s announcement that all PCs sold in China must include government-approved filtering software is a profoundly worrying development for online privacy and free speech in that country. While the application, “Green Dam Youth […]

Security: President Barrack Obama on securing America’s cyber infrastructure

US President Barrack Obama made some remarks on 29th May on securing America’s Cyber infrastructure. While outlining the strategy for cybersecurity he is explicit in stating that privacy and other civil liberties are not to be ignored: “Our pursuit of cybersecurity will not — I repeat, will not include — monitoring private sector networks or […]

Privacy: James Bamford & Chris Calabrese on surveillance for control

The Technology & Liberty Program of American Civil Liberties Union monitors the interplay between cutting-edge technology and civil liberties, actively promoting responsible uses of technology that enhance privacy and freedom, while opposing those that undermine our freedoms and move us closer to a surveillance society. At the Annual Membership Conference of ACLU two years ago, […]