That Ain’t Mine: Fifth Amendment and Encryption

ARStechnica reports that a Federal Judge in Wisconsin has refused to force a suspect to turn over the encryption keys to several hard drives that may contain incriminating evidence as that would then violate his Constitutional right against self-incrimination. The courts are far from in agreement on this issue and according to past rulings, forcing a defendant to Read More

OneID Presents a Solution to Passwords

On a typical day you probably sign in to your email; sign in to Facebook; sign in to your bank; sign in to Amazon. We are asked countless times to enter a username and password to gain access to the myriad of websites, some of which store varying degrees of personal information. Credit card information, […]

CISPA….sounds like something you need a shot for….

CISPA – the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act – is Congress’s latest attempt to regulate the increasingly complex area of cyber security. The bill passed the House of Representatives on April 26 but protests over this proposed legislation have been mounting since mid-April. CISPA, as the word “sharing” in its title implies, would allow […]

Terms of Service: Don’t Panic

Terms of service (ToS) are the rules and regulations that govern websites and apps. In general these terms are pretty standard but more importantly, users are often required to accept the ToS in order to reach the game, video, or information they’re trying to access. Clicking through the ToS has become a part of the […]

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