Segment 2: Delphine Halgand Returns to Discuss Enemies of the Internet

SEGMENT 2: REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS DC DIRECTOR DELPHINE HALGAND Podcast: Play in new window | Download (50.5MB) 1.  New Report List 5 Companies as Enemies of the Internet On March 12th, the World Day Against Cyber-Censorship, Reporters Without Borders is releasing a Special report on Internet surveillance, available at surveillance.rsf.org/en. It looks at the way governments are increasingly using technology that…

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…

Internet Censorship: Australia Abandons Net Censorship Plans; Google Blocked in China, UAE Restrictions and Iran Sanctions

Australia Abandons Net Censorship Plans; Google Blocked in China Australia, which surprisingly has a checkered history in terms of internet censorship, has abandoned a plan to filter all internet content.  Instead, the government is working with Australian ISPs to block 1,400 child abuse websites on INTERPOL’s “worst of” list.  When Australia initially announced the filtering program,…