There’s another uproar brewing over the Snowden leaks that has Americans taking to social media voicing their disapproval. They’re classifying it in the same category as the privacy issues disclosed that surround the NSA spying on US citizens. This uproar is misguided as the actions taken in this regard are a complete 180 degree turn… Continue reading The US is right in its aggressive cyber-security efforts
There’s a rush going on in Washington DC right now. It has been going on for over 2 years now and will continue until they get something done. The topic – cybersecurity. The latest failed legislation – CISPA. US News is reporting that the US Senate will not take up the cybersecurity bill but will… Continue reading CISPA is dead but cybersecurity legislation will rear its ugly head again
SOPA was a black eye for the US government. Nothing in the last few decades can compare to the complete turnaround Washington DC had to make once the people of the internet and websites across the web made their opposition to the bill known back in January, 2012. Now, the politicians and other entities have… Continue reading If you’re not afraid of #CISPA, you’re not really paying attention
There’s a scene in The Matrix where Keanu Reeves‘ character, Neo, gets the tar beaten out of him by Agent Smith. After an extremely intense fight that has him narrowly avoiding death by jumping out of the way of an oncoming train, he is tired and staggering away. The train stops and a refreshed Agent… Continue reading CISPA is a comprehensive con job designed to pull the veil over the eyes of the world
Before anyone starts chanting that the conspiracy theorists were bound to find something in the Cybersecurity Executive Order to attack for the sake of attacking, keep one thing in mind. I like the order as a whole. In many ways, it’s pretty impotent and stays in line with what privacy activists (myself included) had hoped… Continue reading Is the Cybersecurity Executive Order a wolf in sheep’s clothing?