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Security is NOT a priority – especially in Japan

PR gimmicks and posturing are irritatingly common in the telco and tech space, most notably when it comes to security. But new research from Gemalto indicates many of the promises are empty.

Web inventor slams FCC for privacy violations

Sir Tim Berners-Lee has hit out at the US government and FCC following the decision to repeal ISP privacy rules which were put in place to provide some level of control for the consumer.

Google ‘outraged’ over NSA datacentre hack

According to National Security Agency documents recently leaked by former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, the US intelligence agency has hacked the main communications links between the public internet and Google and Yahoo’s datacentres globally. Google is ‘outraged’ by the reports, saying it underscores the need for urgent reform.

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