The revelations came via the Intercept. Journalists in possession of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden’s leaked government spying information made public for the first time, evidence that the US and UK government’ had digitally infiltrated Dutch Sim card manufacturer Gemalto.
It looks like angry exes and cyber stalkers have one less outlet to turn to when it comes to posting inappropriate pictures of their victims online. Reddit, the popular link sharing and discussion website, has decided to get it’s act together and ban the posting of explicit picts without consent. This comes after a string […]
Have AOL users may given up their Fourth Amendment protections? Is that even possible? A district court in New York recently ruled that a section in the email provider’s terms of service means users have no expectation of privacy, and can be turned over to the government.
Noe Iniguez went to great lengths to humiliate his ex girlfriend and get her fired. Fortunately his attempts qualify as Revenge Porn in the state of California….and it has sent him to jail. But hold on folks! There are plenty more where he came from.
I spoke with Edward Krucik, a leading Arctic scientist, about the increasing focus on the Arctic as numerous countries ramp up efforts to stake a claim on natural resources and shipping routes previously hidden beneath the melting polar ice. Things are about to get very interesting.
I always hoped a visit to the ‘The Motherland Calls’ statue commemorating the famous WWII Battle of Stalingrad would take me to the historic city of Volgograd. Instead, a more modern type of warfare brought me there.
The “Father of The Ringtone” tells me about mobile content as a long-range revenue generator and why the future’s so bright he’s ‘got to wear sunglasses’.
It was like the scene out of “The Sound of Music”, where Julie Andrews belts out “The Hills Are Alive” atop a pristine Austrian mountainscape – green, piney, snow-capped in places. The hills certainly were alive the morning we deplaned at the Gorno-Altaysk airport. I was one of a planeload of journalists flown from Moscow […]
The great and the good of the startup world descended on the Russian Capital for TechCrunch Moscow. I snuck in to find out the secrets of getting a startup off the ground and into the Fortune 100.
The head of the State Duma’s New Media Committee wanted to ban the broadcasting of certain images captured with the famous Russian dash cam! I think not! You’re not taking this away from us after what we’ve seen with it! Note: When contacted for comment about the offending dash camera we found he didn’t have a social […]
I went to the Tver Region to learn how one scientist taught himself to raise orphaned brown bear cubs and successfully reintroduce them to the forest. It was amazing to see how he saves the symbol of Russia from languishing in the circus or worse. I have never wanted to steal something so bad in my life as a little baby bear.
Diplomatic tit-for-tat between Russia and the US over Edward Snowden took a few turns last summer. In fact, it began to resemble ping pong.
More than fifty percent of the water used to hydrate the more than 10 million people of Moscow comes straight out of the Istra Reservoir. Ice fishermen have dotted the landscape of Russia’s frozen lakes and reservoirs. They’re now followed close behind my an army of public workers picking trash the good- timing fisherman seem […]
The Soviet Union wanted total self-sufficiency, which meant it needed copious amounts of cotton. To achieve this goal it decided to harness the large rivers running through Central Asia, over which it had iron clad political control. So began the diversion of two rivers that fed the great Aral Sea, the world’s 4th largest lake, […]