Security & privacy
How spontaneous and public conversation among people who use the internet can be organized as citizen news agencies? Maybe you have a profile on a social media service. If not, for sure you have many friends who are already there talking about themselves, news, music, entertainment and cool things they think you might want to know about.
APCNews 141 – Avoiding cyberstalking, interet rights – 09/05/11
APCNews – May 09 2011 – Year XI Issue 141
The news service on ICTs for social justice and sustainable development
In India police note that of all cybercrime cases reported al
Sony announced yesterday that the PlayStation Network was currently down.
As if we hadn’t noticed.
Amid mounting protests over fuel and food prices, the Ugandan government called on ISPs to block access to Facebook and Twitter.
Mark Zuckerberg’s latest trip to China appears to have borne fruit. You know — that unidentifiable spiky fruit you just bought at the Chinese grocery store and now you’re not sure which part you’re supposed to eat.
The aptly named icanstalku.com attempts to expose the dangers inherent in posting information — in this case pictures — online in a rather unconventional way: the site regularly updates its news feed with individuals’ user names and locations, all gleaned from photos posted to Twitter.
Late last week, the popular hosting service Wordpress had been hit by massive and sustained distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks