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 Why don’t Americans care about Privacy?
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 Crimesourcing
Everybody knows that every snowflake is one of a kind. Unique. Just like a fingerprint. Wait, how do we know a fingerprint is unique? In a legal proceeding in the United States, the process the court uses to determine whether an expert witness is qualified to give testimony in their field is commonly referred to […]Read More Daubert’s Fingerprint
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 Cyberattack on Predator Drones?