Arkiv for December 21st, 2010

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules, a Victory for Obama.

The Federal Communications Commission has approved new regulations that will prohibit providers from limiting how their customers use the Internet at home.


Apple The Latest To Convict Wikileaks Despite No Charges Or Trial; Kills Wikileaks App For Violating Unnamed Laws | Techdirt.

There’s been a lot of attention paid this morning to the fact that Apple, in its typically arbitrary manner, has pulled a Wikileaks app from its iTunes store just days after it was approved. While there was a variety of speculation as to why it did so — from the claim that it was useless to the claim that it allowed users to donate money, Apple released a statement giving similar reasons as Visa, MasterCard and Paypal did before, falsely claiming that Wikileaks obviously violated the law:


UN mulls internet regulation options – Security – Technology – News –

WikiLeaks sparks push for tighter controls.

The United Nations is considering whether to set up an inter-governmental working group to harmonise global efforts by policy makers to regulate the internet.


Ansatte angriper arbeidsplassen

Tuesday, 21st December, 2010

Ansatte angriper arbeidsplassen.

Egne ansatte står for halvparten av datakriminaliteten på norske arbeidsplasser. Hver tredje virksomhet er blitt utsatt for angrep, men under 1 prosent velger å anmelde

21.10.2010 Aftenposten

– WikiLeaks ikke alvorlig : Dagsavisen

Tuesday, 21st December, 2010

– WikiLeaks ikke alvorlig : Dagsavisen.

Statsminister Jens Stoltenberg (Ap) er ikke spesielt bekymret over lekkasjene fra nettstedet WikiLeaks.

Jobs fjerner Wikileaks-app – kultur –

En uoffisiell Iphone- og Ipad-applikasjon, som ga tilgang til innholdet på hjemmesidene til Wikileaks, samt deres twitter-feed, har nå blitt fjernet av Apple, skriver den anerkjente teknologibloggen Tech Crunch.

Secrecy conference: In countries like Romania and Cambodia, illegal leaks can be transparency’s only hope » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism.

While, in the United States, WikiLeaks has caused a furor for its journalism-by-data-dump, similar leaks abroad are a major source of reporting on government operations — occasionally providing the only transparency available, as journalists struggle against secretive governments, corrupt media, and threatened or actual violence. At the first morning panel of the Nieman Foundation’s secrecy and journalism conference, international reporters and editors drew connections and contrasts between the situation here and abroad.

Nettnøytralitet – – Kan åpne for forbud mot Skype – : Tele/Kommunikasjon.

Et kompromiss fra USAs teletilsyn om nettnøytralitet møter kritikk fra nesten alle hold.