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surveillance-industrial complex


WikiLeaks files expose surveillance-industrial complex

WikiLeaks highlights surveillance-industrial complex, including French company selling a "centralized intelligence system gathering all information" from an entire country's network.

By December 1, 2011


Meet the 'Corporate Enemies of the Internet' for 2013

Paris-based Reporters Without Borders names five companies as "digital mercenaries" that have decided to sell their surveillance technology to authoritarian regimes.

By March 11, 2013


Anonymous: Anti-surveillance protest tomorrow

The hacktivist group says a worldwide anti-surveillance protest will take a stand against what the ACLU has called "the surveillance-industrial complex."

By October 19, 2012


Hacking confab conjures visions of space-borne 'SOPA Wars'

At annual European conference, hackers dream of a DIY satellite-communications network that would sidestep Internet censorship. But in the ungoverned realm of space, what's to stop any country from shooting down the satellites?

By December 31, 2011


SOPA opponents may go nuclear and other 2012 predictions

When Google, Amazon.com, Facebook, and eBay turn their Web sites black to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act, you'll know they've become serious. It may actually happen. Plus: four other 2012 predictions.

By December 29, 2011


Controversy, confusion over Carrier IQ

week in review Mobile data-logger ignites privacy firestorm, while the FCC slams AT&T's proposed merger with T-Mobile. Also: Facebook settles with FTC.

By December 2, 2011


Democrats press Bush to respond to FISA, surveillance requests

Top Democrats in Congress come up with a strategy to force President Bush to respond to their unanswered questions about the National Security Agency's surveillance program.

By August 17, 2007


The flip side of database snooping

CNET News.com's Declan McCullagh explains why the same features that make databases useful to businesses make them even more attractive to law enforcement.

By February 7, 2005