Internet.org: Too Good To Be True?

+-*Mark Zuckerberg never sleeps. With Facebook now topping 1.44 billion active users worldwide, the founder of the social network could rest on his laurels. Instead, he and other Facebook executives have been busy developing “Internet.org”, which, according to the official website, will “connect the two thirds of the world that doesn’t have Internet access.” Given that only 33… Read More »

Great White North Goes Pro-Spy With Bill C-51

+-*Canadians aren’t regarded as masters of intrigue and secrecy. While the country’s intelligence service, CSIS, is decently funded and provides a measure of protection to citizens, it’s got nothing on the NSA or the GCHQ. But times may be changing thanks to a new law just passed in the Great White North. Have these peaceful,… Read More »

German prosecutors launch investigation of spying charges, reduce co-operation with the NSA

+-*Surveillance is once again top of the agenda in Germany following a weekend article by Der Spiegel magazine which claimed that the nation’s electronic surveillance agency, Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), had been assisting the National Security Agency (NSA) in spying on European politicians and defence contractors for over a decade. According to the magazine’s report, the German… Read More »