Thanks to the Electronic Frontier Foundation for bringing my attention this evening to Computer Cop, a computer program designed to log keystrokes and send them, unencrypted, over the internet: Malware filters and anti-virus software won’t stop Computer Cop, because in our police-friendly culture the software
When the internet was founded, the use of the technology for pecuniary gain was a banishable offense. Now spying on people is considered the norm. Take Kissmetrics, which tracks people and connects their common browsing of websites across different computers and tablets so that people
Today, Peregrin Wood wrote about the odd anti-surveillance event for February 11, 2014 called The Day We Fight Back. Peregrin found it odd that people would call for a nationwide day bringing honor to someone who committed suicide a year before. To tell you the
… then why is it asking major Internet service providers to turn over users’ account passwords for government use?