internet

Le CSA veut-il vraiment réguler Internet ?

Dès lors, faut-il imaginer le CSA brandir sa matraque dès qu’une vidéo virale franchit la ligne jaune ? Deux freins majeurs viennent dégonfler les craintes. Primo, le Conseil n’étant pas une entité off-shore, son rayon d’action sera soumis à une restriction territoriale de forme hexagonale. Podcasteurs de YouTube (qui n'est pas soumis au droit français), vous pouvez dormir sur vos deux oreilles.

Kerry: Internet, Instant Communication Making It Much Harder to Govern -- News from Antiwar.com

Referencing the Internet and %u201Cthe ability of people everywhere to communicate instantaneously,%u201D Kerry lamented %u201Cit makes it much harder to govern, makes it much harder to organize people.%u201D

The 3 AM Call Panetta Fears The Most

En lisant ceci, on se rend bien compte que si c'était vrai, s'il y avait si "tant enormément beacoup" de terroristes menaçant, on aurait des attentats ! On aurait des coupables en prison ! Ce qu'on a ? Des assassinés... Tout ça c'est de la fiction, et leur travail, à ces "panetta" à minuscule, c'est de recruter. Après tout, un internet éteind, ce serait amusant.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has many things to worry about – Al-Qaeda, domestic “lone wolf” terrorists, and even Iran getting a nuclear bomb an wiping Israel off the face of the earth.

88+ Projects & Standards for Data Ownership, Identity, & A Federated Social Web

As we become more comfortable with sharing ourselves on the %u2018social web,%u2019 we%u2019re revealing a lot of valuable information about our interests, preferences and social connections, and it%u2019s strewn across the web in many different 3rd party silos. One slice of me may be at home on Facebook, another segment of relationships and topics I follow are on Twitter, my online buying habits are known by Amazon and eBay, and a range of companies unknown to me are tracking the %u2018digital exhaust%u2019 I leave as I visit websites and travel around the web.

Digital economy bill rushed through wash-up in late night session | Technology | guardian.co.uk

The government forced through the controversial digital economy bill with the aid of the Conservative party last night, attaining a crucial third reading – which means it will get royal assent and become law – after just two hours of debate in the Commons.

Secret Anti-Piracy Treaty Turns ISPs into Pirates | TorrentFreak

A leaked draft of the Internet chapter of the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) reveals that ISPs will be held liable for the infringements of their customers, unless they disconnect those accused. The draft aims to strengthen the power of the entertainment industries and other copyright holders, at the cost of the public.

Marines Ban Twitter, MySpace, Facebook | Danger Room | Wired.com

%u201CThese internet sites in general are a proven haven for malicious actors and content and are particularly high risk due to information exposure, user generated content and targeting by adversaries,%u201D reads a Marine Corps order, issued Monday.

Federal Authority Over the Internet? The Cybersecurity Act of 2009 | Electronic Frontier Foundation

One proposed provision gives the President unfettered authority to shut down Internet traffic in an emergency and disconnect critical infrastructure systems on national security grounds goes too far. Certainly there are times when a network owner must block harmful traffic, but the bill gives no guidance on when or how the President could responsibly pull the kill switch on privately-owned and operated networks. Furthermore, the bill contains a particularly dangerous provision that could cripple privacy and security in one fell swoop:

Atheo News: New law to give police access to online exchanges

OTTAWA %u2014 The Conservative government is preparing sweeping new eavesdropping legislation that will force Internet service providers to let police tap exchanges on their systems - but will likely reignite fear that Big Brother will be monitoring the private conversations of Canadians.