News tagged with digital security

Arab bloggers aim to boost cyberactivism

Arab bloggers on Monday discussed ways to boost cyberactivism at a meeting in the Jordanian capital, faced with new challenges three years after the start of Internet-fuelled revolts in their region.

Jan 20, 2014
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UN advances Internet privacy resolution (Update)

The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution sponsored by Brazil and Germany to protect the right to privacy against unlawful surveillance, following months ...

Nov 26, 2013
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Lawyer: UK mounts criminal inquiry into NSA leaks

Britain has launched a criminal investigation into Edward Snowden's leak of classified material to the Guardian newspaper and is sifting through documents it seized from the partner of one of the paper's ...

Aug 22, 2013
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Merkel urges global data protection deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has come out strongly in favour of an international agreement to protect electronic data, following revelations by fugitive former intelligence analyst Edward Snowden about US surveillance ...

Jul 21, 2013
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Nature valued from space

Satellites show how we can promote economic development in an environmentally sustainable manner by putting a price on nature's resources.

Jul 12, 2013
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US state home to new mega-warehouse for data

The new billion-dollar epicenter for fighting global cyberthreats sits just south of Salt Lake City, tucked away on a militia base at the foot of snow-capped mountains. The long, squat buildings are filled ...

Jun 13, 2013
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