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Category Archives: surveillance

Web-monitoring software gathers data on kid chats

Just what we all need. What happened to TALKING to your kids and SHARING online experiences? In June, EchoMetrix unveiled a separate data-mining service called Pulse that taps into the data gathered by Sentry software to give businesses a glimpse of youth chatter online. While other services read publicly available teen chatter, Pulse also can […]

Dolphin Digital Media is Invited to Participate At D.A.R.E International Training Conference

Dolphin Digital Media is Invited to Participate At D.A.R.E International Training Conference Dolphin Digital Media, Inc. (OTCBB:DPDM), a creator of secure social networking websites for children utilizing state-of the-art fingerprint identification technology, is pleased to announce its invitation to participate at the D.A.R.E. International Training Conference being held July 21-23, 2009 at Disney’s Coronado Springs […]

Security Fix – PCs Used in Korean DDoS Attacks May Self Destruct

PCs Used in Korean DDoS Attacks May Self Destruct There are signs that the concerted cyber attacks targeting U.S. and Korean government and commercial Web sites this past week are beginning to wane. Yet, even if the assaults were to be completely blocked tomorrow, the attackers could still have one last, inglorious weapon in their […]

Google Image Search Implements CC License Filtering – Creative Commons

Google Image Search Implements CC License Filtering – Creative Commons Today, Google officially launched the ability to filter search results using Creative Commons licenses inside their Image Search tool. It is now easy to restrict your Image Search results to find images which have been tagged with our licenses, so that you can find content from across […]

Suspect Freed After Exposing Cop’s Facebook Status

Slashdot | Suspect Freed After Exposing Cop’s Facebook Status “A man on trial in New York for possession of a weapon has been acquitted after subpoenaing his arresting officer’s Facebook and MySpace accounts. His defense: Officer Vaughan Ettienne’s MySpace “mood” was set to “devious” on the day of the arrest, and one day a few […]

The SSD Project | EFF Surveillance Self-Defense Project

I’ve got a nice EFF member’s sticker on my laptop, and paid my dues… so yesterday I got an email pointing me to the The SSD Project | EFF Surveillance Self-Defense Project: The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has created this Surveillance Self-Defense site to educate the American public about the law and technology of government […]

How many people are being arrested for taking pictures in public in Britain? « notes from the ubiquitous surveillance society

I follow David’s blog on surveillance to keep up to date on the issues, particularly when I’m teaching my Children and Technology course, where we focus on digital photography and children and protection of children’s information online. I actually thought that people had rights to take pictures in britain. How many people are being arrested […]

Ontario Court Wrong About IP Addresses, Too

Everyone in my CLD419: children and technology course should read this. Not only is it taking up the important issue of tracking child pornography, but it is also talking of the world into which all children are growing up in. It speaks to the potential that everything you ever do on the internet can and […]

Anne’s Diary and Biometric Scanning

Nora Young’s planning something on Anne’s Diary and biometric scanning: Spark | CBC Radio Anne’s Diary: What Do You Think? Just thought you’d like to know. I’m just finishing my chapter for Ben’s project that discusses the site.

Alex on Search Engine Society

I recommend that students in C/CLD419 watch this video lecture to get a sense of what a search engine society is. Consider it a reading in the course, if you will, for the module that includes the google lab. If the video doesn’t show cause you’re a noisy student, click here.