Leaked: The UK’s secret blueprint with telcos for mass spying on internet, phones – and backdoors

“…UK organizations will not be allowed to introduce true end-to-end encryption of their users’ data but will be legally required to introduce a backdoor to their systems so the authorities can read any and all communications.” Leaked: The UK’s secret blueprint with telcos for mass spying on internet, phones – and backdoors Real-time full-blown snooping …

EU watchdogs demand revisions to Safe Harbour replacement

“We believe that we don’t have enough security [or] guarantees in the status of the ombudsperson and in their effective powers to be sure that this is really an independent authority,” said Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, the chairwoman of the group. So, in other words, the EU doesn’t trust the USA to keep data secure and private… …

Safe Harbor ripped and replaced with Privacy Shield in last-minute US-Europe deal

The Intro sounds good, but feels like B.S. “For the first time ever, the United States has given the EU binding assurances that the access of public authorities for national security purposes will be subject to clear limitations, safeguards and oversight mechanisms,” said Europe’s justice commissioner Vera Jourová. “Also for the first time, EU citizens …

Samsung sued over ‘lackadaisical’ Android security updates

I prefer Samsung phones… but they have a point about slow releases of updates. Google seem to do better on Nexus devices, but they don’t have manufacturer or network added apps or interfaces to complicate the update release process. Samsung sued over ‘lackadaisical’ Android security updates Up your game, says Dutch consumer group Source: www.theregister.co.uk/2016/01/21/samsung_sued_for_lackadaisical_android_updates/  

Bye bye Flash Ad’s :-)

  Google makes it official: Chrome will freeze Flash ads on sight from Sept 1 • The Register Source: www.theregister.co.uk/2015/08/28/google_says_flash_ads_out_september/