Category: privacy


wtf?, secrecy, chilling effects, privacy, politics, policy
> President Bush acknowledged on Saturday that he had ordered the National Security Agency to conduct an electronic eavesdropping program in the United States without first obtaining warrants, and said he would continue the highly classified program bec… more »

Alamed Co. voting systems demonstration...

elections, certification/testing, accessibility, vendors, news, privacy, SIMS, berkeley, policy, usability
Many of us voting-interested locals went down to the Alameda County Conference Center yesterday to see Diebold, ES&S, Sequoia and HartIntercivic demonstrated different types of VVPAT-enabled voting systems. [Ping]( has a great post… more »

Care for your absentee ballot...

elections, accessibility, news, privacy, politics, berkeley, San Francisco, policy, education
Absentee voters should consider *not* sending their ballots back via postal mail. First, you'll save a stamp. Second, lots can happen -- spoiling, subversion, misplacement, etc. -- to your ballot between when you place it in the mail and when it a… more »

Microphones can record keystrokes

hacks, privacy, SIMS, berkeley, research
Microphones placed near keyboards can record keystrokes ([*"Keyboard Acoustic Emanations Revisited"*]( [Doug] and colleagues have [a new paper] that talks about how their ne… more »

Google gets a bit closer to evil...

blogging, wtf?, chilling effects, privacy
Google has some sort of new private, desktop search thing coming out. I think. At a minimum, they've just increased their ability to monitor what search results you click on. If you're using FireFox, go to [Google] and do a search. Like [this one]… more »
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