Arkiv for kategorien "Internett"

Mørke internettskyer over Egypt

Friday, 28th January, 2011

Mørke internettskyer over Egypt.

At lederne i totalitære og autoritære regimer både stenger og overvåker Internettet, er noe vi har vist lenge, og også skrevet om før her på NRKbeta.

Den siste tids utvikling i den muslimske verden har på nytt satt søkelys på den makten som faktisk ligger i hendene på den som kontrollerer aksessen til Internett og telefonnettet. Både under opptøyene i Tunisia og i Egypt hagler rapportene inn om at sosiale medier brukes aktivt i kampen for å organisere seg mot regimene. Spesielt Facebook og Twitter er trukket fram som viktige verktøy for å organisere demonstrasjonene.

NRKBeta 28.01.2011

Syria tightens Internet ban after Tunis unrest – users | Reuters.

Syrian authorities have banned programmes that allow access to Facebook Chat from cellphones, tightening already severe restrictions on the Internet in the wake of the unrest in Tunisia, users said on Wednesday.

28.01.2011

U.S. Tries to Make It Easier to Wiretap the Internet – NYTimes.com.

WASHINGTON — Federal law enforcement and national security officials are preparing to seek sweeping new regulations for the Internet, arguing that their ability to wiretap criminal and terrorism suspects is “going dark” as people increasingly communicate online instead of by telephone.

27-09.2010

Government Seeks Back Door Into All Our Communications | Electronic Frontier Foundation.

The New York Times reported this morning on a Federal government plan to put government-mandated back doors in all communications systems, including all encryption software. The Times said the Obama administration is drafting a law that would impose a new “mandate” that all communications services be “able to intercept and unscramble encrypted messages” — including ordering “[d]evelopers of software that enables peer-to-peer communication [to] redesign their service to allow interception”.

08.01.2011

US tells Twitter to hand over WikiLeaks supporter’s messages | Media | The Guardian.

A member of parliament in Iceland who is also a former WikiLeaks volunteer says the US justice department has ordered Twitter to hand over her private messages.

Birgitta Jonsdottir, an MP for the Movement in Iceland, said last night on Twitter that the “USA government wants to know about all my tweets and more since november 1st 2009. Do they realize I am a member of parliament in Iceland?”

08.01.2011

36-åring pågrepet for hallikvirksomhet på nettet – VG Nett.

Politiet har pågrepet en 36 år gammel nordmann de mener står bak ett av de største nettbordellene i landet. Mannen skal ha tjent over 6 millioner kroner på å formidle prostituerte via internett.

(…)

Politiet har lenge ønsket å stenge nettbordellet som 36-åringen har drevet fra Nederland. Oslo-politiet har i en kjennelse fra Oslo tingrett fått medhold i at norske internettleverandører må stenge tilgangen til sidene for norske brukere.

03.01.2011

France could tax Google to subsidize music | Media Maverick – CNET News.

A report financed by the French government recommends that Google, MSN, Yahoo, and other big advertising companies–as well as Internet service providers–be taxed, with revenue set to help fund the music and publishing sectors.

For Google, The Meaning Of Open Is When It’s Convenient For Them – washingtonpost.com.

Yesterday, Google published a long manifesto on the “meaning of open” in the form of an email to all employees republished as a blog post. In it, senior VP of product management Jonathan Rosenberg, makes an eloquent argument for why open systems always win and urges Google’s employees to always strive to be open when designing products. An open Internet spurs innovation and brings more consumers on board, which ultimately means more searches and increased use of Web applications.

Twitter nede etter hackerangrep – VG Nett om Data og nett.

Den populære mikrobloggingstjenesten Twitter ble i morgentimene hacket av tilsynelatende iranske hackere.

Verver terrorister ved hjelp av sosiale medier – Kultur – NRK Nyheter.

Online-rekrutteringen har økt sterkt med Facebook og YouTube, og ververne blir stadig mer raffinerte, ifølge amerikansk sikkerhetspersonell.



'