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by Scott Creighton
Syria 360 blog has a good article up on how the CIA/NSA asset called Anonymous is helping the NATO destabilization campaign in Syria by attacking Syrian government and state TV websites in response to the NATO shutdown of the Syrian internet.
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Police across Canada are urging Ottawa to resurrect a controversial Internet surveillance bill that would allow them to monitor Canadians’ digital activities in real-time without a warrant.
The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police has made a plea to on the federal government to pass Bill C-30, also known as the Protecting Children from Internet Predators Act ahead of a gathering by the provincial and federal justice ministers next week.
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(More on one of the buried stories I covered in my article In the Name of Business: Buried Headlines of a Changing World )
from CBS News
President Obama is planning to hand the U.S. Commerce Department authority over a forthcoming cybersecurity effort to create an Internet ID for Americans, a White House official said here today.
… The Obama administration is currently drafting what it’s calling the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, which Locke said will be released by the president in the next few months. (An early version was publicly released last summer.)
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by Scott Creighton
EDIT: Sunday Jan. 9th – I wrote this story yesterday morning and posted it before the attack in Arizona. Today it seems strangely prophetic. The two stories that were buried by yesterday’s events are very important and they should not be overlooked so I stuck this to the top of the page for today.
It’s called “killing the story”. What you do is you announce some information on a Friday, or just before a holiday or some big event, information that you know is going to generate a lot of negative press. You do this so that the embarrassing information gets buried in the slow news cycle of the weekend or overshadowed by the another bigger story.
It happened on Sept. 10 2001… twice. And it happened again yesterday… twice.