Category Archives: Government & Policy

us: CDT Report Finds Changing Technology Makes Government Surveillance More Intrusive

us: CDT Report Finds Changing Technology Makes Government Surveillance More Intrusive
Against the backdrop of debate over warrantless wiretaps and Administration calls to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, CDT today released a report about how privacy law has failed to keep pace with technology. The report, entitled “Digital Search & Seizure: Updating Privacy Protections to Keep Pace with Technology,” calls for an in-depth Congressional review of the ways digital technology makes government surveillance easier and more intrusive.
http://www.cdt.org/publications/policyposts/2006/4#1

Report claims Google has no licence to operate in China

Report claims Google has no licence to operate in China
Less than a month after starting its new China-based search engine, Google’s position in the world’s second-biggest internet market was thrown into doubt yesterday when the local media published reports questioning whether the US company had a valid operating licence.
http://technology.guardian.co.uk/news/story/0,,1715141,00.html