Sandvine Technology Used to Censor Web in More Than a Dozen Nations

Thu, Oct 8, 2020 Newz1 0 – Demonstrators hold signs and wave Belarus flags during a protest outside Francisco Partners headquarters in San Francisco, California, on Sept. 18. Photographer: Michael Short/Bloomberg Photographer: Michael Short/Bloomberg In Jordan, Sandvine Inc.’s equipment was used to censor an LGBTQ website. Egypt’s government relied on Sandvine equipment to block access to independent news sites. [More …]

The Selective Prosecution of Julian Assange

Thu, Oct 8, 2020 Newz1 0 – As the extradition hearing for Wikileaks Editor-in-Chief Julian Assange unfolds, it is increasingly clear that the prosecution of Assange fits into a pattern of governments selectively enforcing laws in order to punish those who provoke their ire. As we see in Assange’s case and in many others before [More …]

Malware for Ad Fraud Gets More Sophisticated

Wed, Oct 7, 2020 Newz1 0 – Facebook says SilentFade campaign disabled notifications that could have warned users that their accounts had been compromised. The operators of advertising fraud schemes have added persistence and the targeting of new platforms in their efforts to siphon off as much of the $125 billion online advertising market as [More …]