With this new obsession with drones comes more air traffic issues, privacy issues, and possible vulnerability to terrorist attacks. These drones might seem like harmless toys, but they can cause serious damage.
The U.S. and Britain governments are pushing for “exceptional access” to encrypted communications to track criminals and terrorists. Many cryptographers, computer scientists, and security specialists are against this allowance.
A decision was recently made saying the NSA surveillance program goes beyond what is appropriate under the Patriot Act. With the Patriot Act up for renewal in a couple weeks, this ruling will hopefully get U.S. citizens to rise up and demand this government respect their privacy.
The NSA’s collection of millions of U.S. citizens’ phone records is now illegal for them to possess. This ruling comes at a time when the Patriot Act is soon up for renewal.
NSA, and its British counterpart, have hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world. They are now able to oversee mobile communications without permission from telecom companies and foreign governments.
12Page 2 of 2