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Zoom employee secretly censored users on behalf of China, alleges DOJ

A senior Zoom employee falsely accused users of supporting terrorism and distributing child sexual abuse material in an effort to stop them from talking about the Tiananmen Square massacre, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. In a lengthy criminal complaint, the DOJ details how the employee, Xinjiang Jin, worked to spy on and censor Zoom users across the globe.

Dec 29, 2020 by Jack Morse - Mashable
Tech News
The EARN IT Bill Is the Government's Plan to Scan Every Message Online

Imagine an Internet where the law required every message sent to be read by government-approved scanning software. Companies that handle such messages wouldn't be allowed to securely encrypt them, or they'd lose legal protections that allow them to operate.Take ActionStop the Graham-Blumenthal...

Mar 16, 2020 by Joe Mullin via Electronic Frontier Foundation
Crypto News
Texas Courts hit by ransomware, network disabled to limit spread

The Texas court system was hit by ransomware on Friday night, May 8th, which led to the branch network including websites and servers being disabled to block the malware from spreading to other systems. "On Friday, May 8th, the Office of Court Administration (OCA), the information technology (IT) provider for the appellate courts and state judicial agencies within the Texas Judicial Branch, identified a serious security event in the branch network, which was later determined to be a ransomware attack," a statement published today on the site of the Texas Judicial Branch says.

May 12, 2020 by Sergiu Gatlan
Crypto News
Google tracked his bike ride past a burglarized home. That made him a suspect.

That request triggered the Jan. 14 notice the technology giant sent to McCoy, part of its general policy on notifying users about government requests for their information. The notice was McCoy's only indication that police wanted his data. Gainesville police declined to comment.

Mar 08, 2020 by NBC News
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