A Nashville convention center figured out how to boost its revenue from selling Internet service: it illegally jammed guests’ and exhibitors’ Wi-Fi networks. Glenn Fleishman explains the technical scam and why it earned a six-figure smackdown.
delaying a final decision until December 3rd to allow an additional month of public comment
Journalists who cover the White House say Obama’s press aides have demanded — and received — changes in press-pool reports before the reports have been disseminated to other journalists
Forest Service says media needs photography permit in wilderness areas, alarming First Amendment advocates
“It’s pretty clearly unconstitutional,” said Gregg Leslie, legal defense director at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press in Alexandria, Va. “They would have to show an important need to justify these limits, and they just can’t.”
Today, with the possibility of the US becoming active in Iraq again, the prospect of turning our eyes, or our media’s eyes over to the government in order to best illustrate the military’s agenda has the feel of déjà vu
That software is sold by Moscow-based forensics firm Elcomsoft and intended for government agency customers
The episode “should be treated like a sex crime, a privacy invasion taken to an extreme,” said Jules Polonetsky, executive director of the Future of Privacy Forum, an advocacy group based in Washington. “Sites allowing the sharing of these pictures can and should be taking proactive action to remove these pictures.”