Why don’t Americans care about Privacy?

In my post from earlier this year, I commented on how Senator Leahy re-introduced his Personal Data Privacy Act…the same bill he has been submitted every year for the last 5 years. 5 months after the re-introduction of the bill this year, there is still no GOP support for Leahy’s Privacy bill. By my count… Read More

Crimesourcing

Imagine a world where criminals used sophisticated networks of middlemen. Transactions between pawns were untraceable. All using the power of something called, the Internet. And people wonder why I say that the law is having a hard time keeping up with technology. The article gives a great overview of the developments in cybercrime over the… Read More

Cyberattack on Predator Drones?

Wired’s Danger Room points out that US Predator and Reaper drones have been under attack by a computer virus: http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/10/virus-hits-drone-fleet To date, the virus has only apparently been logging the keystrokes of the operators. From the article, I get the impression that it is the operators workstations and not the drones themselves that are the… Read More