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Fragmenting the Internet Is Not a Security Solution

In light of the recent spate of high-profile hacking campaigns, and the overall poor state of security on the internet, NextGov.com reports that parts of the US government are advocating for a separate, “secure” internet. The idea calls for segmenting

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Homeland Security Wants Mozilla to Pull “Domain Seizure” Add-On

Source: TorrentFreak Homeland Security’s ICE unit is not happy with a Firefox add-on that allows the public to circumvent the domains seizures carried out during the past several months. In an attempt to correct this ‘vulnerability’ in their anti-piracy strategy,

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Homeland Security’s Laptop Seizures: Interview with Rep. Sanchez

Source: Salon – By Glenn Greenwald AP For those who regularly write and read about civil liberties abuses, it’s sometimes easy to lose perspective of just how extreme and outrageous certain erosions are.  One becomes inured to them, and even

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Mobile Prison Guard Towers Coming to a Walmart near You! Unbelievable.

source: peltecs Welcome to 1984, Orwell was right! Also see ICX Tactical Surveillance Want to see the inside of one of these things? These things are purchased with Obama Stimulus funds. Stimulate the economy by turning it into a prison

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#4. ICE Operates Secret Detention and Courts

Agents of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are holding thousands of US residents in unlisted and unmarked subfield offices and deporting tens of thousands in secret court hearings. “If you don’t have enough evidence to charge someone criminally

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Internet “Kill Switch” Bill Likely to Pass

Congress may sneak through Internet ‘kill switch’ in defense bill By Daniel Tencer Saturday, August 28th, 2010 — 9:00 pm A federal cybersecurity bill that critics say creates a presidential “kill switch” for the Internet could be added on to

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