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Freedom House Report Finds Internet Freedom Continues to Decline

Freedom House Report Finds Internet Freedom Continues to Decline Freedom House released its Freedom of the Net 2015 report, finding that “internet freedom around the world in decline for a fifth consecutive year as more governments censored information of public interest while also expanding surveillance and cracking down on privacy tools.” Among its key findings were…

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China’s President Xi Jinping State Visit Comes at Critical Moment

China’s President Xi Jinping State Visit Comes at Critical Moment China’s President Xi Jinping arrives in Seattle tomorrow for the first part of a three-leg U.S. visit. In Seattle, President Xi will deliver a policy address, attend a roundtable of 30 U.S. and Chinese CEOs hosted by the Paulson Institute, visit a Boeing plant, dine with…

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Danger in Dubai – Will the UN Takeover the Internet with Phil Corwin

Phil  Corwin, Counsel to the Internet Commerce Association, returns to CLBR to discuss the controversy over the upcoming 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications organized by the International Telecommunications Union.  WHAT:  International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-2012) WHEN: December 3 – 14, 2012 WHERE:  Dubai, UAE WHAT’S AT ISSUE:From the New…

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Cyber Security: China Biggest Threat, Cyber Pearl Harbor, Russian Underground, Passwords and Anonymous v Karl Rove

China Deemed Most Threatening Actor in Cyberspace China is “the most threatening actor in cyberspace” as its intelligence agencies and hackers use increasingly sophisticated techniques to gain access to U.S. military computers and defense contractors, according to the annual report of the  U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission mandated by Congress.  The report added that Chinese hackers have…