Dual-use digital surveillance technologies finally get regulated – a little

Dual-use digital surveillance technologies finally get regulated – a little

“Out of Control: Failing EU Laws for Digital Surveillance Export”, noted that “The current European Union export regulation framework fails to protect human rights.” The document provides a good introduction to the region’s digital surveillance exports, and how these tools are already being abused, notably by the Chinese authorities in Xinjiang.

Why I don't believe in encrypted mail providers anymore

Why I don't believe in encrypted mail providers anymore

In the case of Protonmail, another encrypted mail provider, you'll need to find OpenPGP keys and you're basically back to square one.Tutanota doesn't have any bulk tools but it's easy enough to just shift-click all the email in the desktop client and export to eml files.

Microsoft and OpenAI partner to propose digital transformation of export controls

Microsoft and OpenAI partner to propose digital transformation of export controls

For these reasons, restricting the problematic users and uses of these technologies is the more targeted and balanced of traditional export controls approaches, as it protects national security interests while preserving beneficial uses and tech leadership.

Europe is adopting stricter rules on surveillance tech

Europe is adopting stricter rules on surveillance tech

The European Union has agreed to stricter rules on the sale and export of cyber-surveillance technologies like facial recognition and spyware.

Omar Roth

Omar Roth

In either case, I consider myself extremely lucky to have people that can manage the project in future, and can only imagine what it would be like for someone without that luxury.

Google Photos video backups sent to strangers last year

Google Photos video backups sent to strangers last year

Google this evening began alerting Takeout users about the “technical issue.” From November 21-25, 2019, those that requested backups could have had videos in Google Photos “incorrectly exported to unrelated users’ archives.”.

GitHub - karlicoss/rexport: Reddit takeout: export your account data as JSON: comments, submissions, upvotes etc. 🦖

GitHub - karlicoss/rexport: Reddit takeout: export your account data as JSON: comments, submissions, upvotes etc. 🦖

Script to export your Reddit data as json: saves, upvotes, submissions etc.In order to use Reddit API, you need to register a custom 'personal script' app and get.In order to access user's personal data (e.g. saved posts/comments), reddit API also requires./ --secrets >reddit-$(date -I).json.

Israel eased export controls on surveillance technologies amid criticism

Israel eased export controls on surveillance technologies amid criticism

Israel is a major exporter of surveillance technology, according to a June 2019 report by U.N. Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression David Kaye, which called for a global moratorium on such exports until a human rights compliant regime was put in place.

How Facebook Makes it Nearly Impossible For You To Quit

How Facebook Makes it Nearly Impossible For You To Quit

In an attempt to assuage a growing range of critics and prove that it’s not deliberately or exploitively trapping users in its service, Facebook advertises the availability of this export in a format that "allows another service to more easily import it.” That’s Facebook's exact text.

★ A package to create personal data exports

★ A package to create personal data exports

use Spatie \ PersonalDataExport \ Jobs \ CreatePersonalDataExportJob ; dispatch( new CreatePersonalDataExportJob(auth()->user()); The package will create a zip containing all personal data.

Split Key Cryptography is Back… Again – Why Government Back Doors Don’t Work

Split Key Cryptography is Back… Again – Why Government Back Doors Don’t Work

3. Security Impact – The creation of EXPORT grade ciphers led to software that would support both regular cryptography and weakened cryptography in order to support legacy systems, which persisted long after governments decided that regulating crypto was a bad idea and dialed back their rules.

Revealed: Israel's Cyber-spy Industry Helps World Dictators Hunt Dissidents and Gays

Revealed: Israel's Cyber-spy Industry Helps World Dictators Hunt Dissidents and Gays

Revealed: Israel's Cyber-spy Industry Helps World Dictators Hunt Dissidents and Gays Haaretz investigation spanning 100 sources in 15 countries reveals Israel has become a leading exporter of tools for spying on civilians.

Why the Whole World Should Be Up in Arms About the EU's Looming Internet Catastrophe

Why the Whole World Should Be Up in Arms About the EU's Looming Internet Catastrophe

The EU has been a steady source of pro-privacy, pro-competition, public-spirited Internet rules and regulations, and European companies have a deserved reputation for being less prone to practicing "surveillance capitalism" and for being more thoughtful about the human impact of their services.