The Electronic Frontier Foundation's Danny O'Brien sez,
News broke last night that Democrat senators were going to cave to the White House's demand for ful retroactive immunity to US phone companies who broke the law and allowed the authorities to conduct warrantless wiretapping on their customers.
Now presidential candidate Chris Dodd has declared he will put a senatorial "hold" on any bill that includes immunity.
That freezes consideration of the bill in the senate. Dodd is expected to come under heavy pressure to back down, and the battle to ram telco amnesty in the House of Representatives will get even more forceful. Call your reps now and tell them to take a stand with Dodd.
See also: EFF to Dems: don't let AT&T off the hook for illegal spying!
A remarkable easter egg from the Windows 95 era, fully anticipating what became of the world’s most beautiful operating system. The developers of Office 95 left an interesting little easteregg with a name which does seem a little unsettling. I am exploring this easteregg and showing it in this video.
That massive Equifax data breach on September 7, 2017, shocked everyone, but a year and a half later, where the data of all those 143 million Equifax users ended up is still a mystery.
The event will be Apple’s first major announcement in 2019.
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