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US spy operation that manipulates social media
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The US military is developing software that will let it secretly manipulate social media sites by using fake online personas to influence internet conversations and spread pro-American propaganda. A Californian corporation has been awarded a contract wit ...[Read more]
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Why everyone hates the IT department
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IT workers are treated with thinly veiled contempt in many organisations - Tom Brewster finds out why i.t. workers are at odds with the other departments in many corporations and organizations. ...[Read more]
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European Court of Justice decides courts cannot order ISPs to filter P2P
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The European Court of Justice has ended the Scarlet v Sabam case by ruling that ISPs cannot be forced to apply indiscriminate monitoring of their customers. ECJ declared that natioanl courts can not order isps to install filtering systems aimed at prevent ...[Read more]
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Internet Water Army On the March
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Masses of paid posters flood product websites with comments and posts. Researchers at the University of Victoria went undercover to figure out exactly how these informational (or disinformational) floods operate, and what they learned (PDF) could lead to ...[Read more]
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How SOPA would affect you: FAQ | Privacy Inc. – CNET News
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CNET takes an in-depth look at the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, backed by Hollywood and opposed by the largest Web companies and civil liberties groups. Read this blog post by Declan McCullagh on Privacy Inc.. ...[Read more]
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A great truth annotated version of Viacom's global censorship pitch for SOPA/PIPA internet censorship laws. ...[Read more]
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