Tag Archives: Google

DATA SEARCHES – Thursday June 20 2013

– Google says it has asked a special US court handling national security investigations for permission to publish the number of government requests for data to the internet giant. The court filing in Washington on Tuesday came amid a firestorm … Continue reading

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FACEBOOK RELEASES FIGURES ON US GOVERNMENT DATA REQUESTS – Sunday June 16 2013

– Facebook has revealed it received between 9000 and 10,000 requests for user data from US authorities in the second half of last year, as it seeks to shield itself from a growing scandal. The requests covered matters ranging from … Continue reading

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SALE OF ORWELL’S 1984 SKYROCKET AMID US SPYING SCANDAL – Thursday June 13 2013

– Sales of George Orwell’s novel ‘1984’, featuring a futuristic totalitarian state, jumped on Amazon.com’s website following reports of a classified program that lets the US government collect personal data. One edition of the book, which was originally published in … Continue reading

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GOOGLE PUSH TO EASE SECURITY GAG – Thursday June 13 2013

– Google led a charge by internet and social media firms demanding that the Obama administration allow them to reveal details of their cooperation with government surveillance schemes – as angry members of Congress urged tighter controls on the mass … Continue reading

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DAMAGING RUDD VIDEO PROMPTS NO SERIOUS QUESTIONS – Wednesday February 6 2013

– Australian authorities did not conduct critical interviews about the theft of of the damaging video of Kevin Rudd swearing and banging a table. And they did not formally ask for the details of who anonymously uploaded the footage that … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIANS MOST VULNERABLE TO VIRTUAL STALKERS – Tuesday January 22 2013

– Australians are among the world’s heaviest internet users but also the most exposed to being tracked online by companies after personal information, a report warns. The report by the Centre For Internet Safety, associated with the University of Canberra, … Continue reading

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WHAT HAPPENED TO PHOEBE? – Sunday December 9 2012

– Three weeks before Christmas, a beautiful but troubled young Melbourne woman was found dead, having plunged 12 storeys down the garbage chute of an upmarket St Kilda Road apartment building. it was a bizarre way to die. Police had … Continue reading

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