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SAP Sales Jump After NSA Leaks

Oct 22, 2013 No Comments by

Edward Snowden’s revelations about the National Security Agency may have embarrassed the Obama administration and irritated governments worldwide, but Jim Hagemann Snabe says the furor has been good for business. Snabe is co-chief executive officer of German software company SAP (SAP), the world’s biggest maker of business management software, and he says customers are focusing […]

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Internet Superhero Cory Doctorow’s Plan to Thwart the NSA

Sep 11, 2013 No Comments by

Internet superhero Cory Doctorow*, rendered by XKCD’s Randall Munroe , has taken to the pages of The Guardian Internet superhero Cory Doctorow*, rendered above by XKCD’s Randall Munroe, has taken to the pages of The Guardian to distill why the NSA behaves unethically when it deliberately inserts security weaknesses into digital technology: It doesn’t really matter […]

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How the Feds Take Your Laptop at the Border

Sep 10, 2013 No Comments by

Newly disclosed U.S. government files provide an inside look at the Homeland Security Department’s practice of seizing and searching electronic devices at the border without showing reasonable suspicion of a crime or getting a judge’s approval. The documents published Monday describe the case of David House, a young computer [...]

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