Pennsylvania Police blocking access to its policy on monitoring social media

SOURCE: ACTIVIST POST By Andrew Christy, Criminal Justice and Poverty Attorney, ACLU of Pennsylvania “Sunshine is the best disinfectant.” That’s a line that is used so much that it’s become almost trite. But it’s oft-repeated because it is so true. And here in the Keystone State, the Pennsylvania State Police is doing everything in its power to … Read morePennsylvania Police blocking access to its policy on monitoring social media

American embassies purchased data forensics software and various tactical spy equipment

SOURCE: INTELNEWS.ORG The Chinese government says it is seeking explanations from Washington after a leaked procurement database showed that American embassies purchased data forensics software and various tactical spy equipment. The purported database was published on December 21 by the international anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, founded by Julian Assange, who is accused by some in the United States of … Read moreAmerican embassies purchased data forensics software and various tactical spy equipment

Chinese researchers have turned cheap copper to gold

SOURCE: SCMP.COM A team of Chinese researchers have turned cheap copper into a new material “almost identical” to gold, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Science Advances on Saturday. The discovery will significantly reduce the use of rare, expensive metals in factories, said the authors. Professor Sun Jian and colleagues at the Dalian Institute of … Read moreChinese researchers have turned cheap copper to gold

Facebook shared more data than those recognized with technological giants

Facebook shared more data than those recognized with technological giants WASHINGTON – Thesocial network Facebook shared more personal data of its users withtechnological giants such as Microsoft, Amazon or Netflix of thosewho had made themselves known until now, according to The New YorkTimes. The New York newspaper had access to hundreds of internal documents of … Read moreFacebook shared more data than those recognized with technological giants

France is going to Tax Technology Titans in 2019

Strategies with regard to EU-wide electronic digital services tax so as to avoid tax dodging by the technology titans, were simply overruled this week, since the proposition did not get consensual back up directly from all of the 28 registered member states.   This occurred in spite of Germany and France’s efforts to reach an … Read moreFrance is going to Tax Technology Titans in 2019