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Google's Student Data-Mining Scandal | National Review - 2 views

    "Over the past four years, Google has admitted 'scanning and indexing' student email messages and data mining student users for commercial gain." What to take away? Data mining is present everywhere and better encryption is becoming more and more relevant in the digital life of a college student in 2018.

Bypassing encryption: 'Lawful hacking' is the next frontier of law enforcement ... - 1 views

    Good article about lawful deciphers for "better" security

Do governments need access to encrypted messages to thwart terrorism? | PBS NewsHour - 4 views

    PBS interview showing two sides of the security vs. privacy debate as it applies to the recent attacks in Paris, and all current issues of terrorism and a lack of information even with warrants. Gives a lot of good quotes from reputable sources that can be used to strengthen and support arguments.

Paris attacks should be 'wake up call' for more digital surveillance, CIA director says - 2 views

    This article talks about the want for greater government surveillance after the Paris attacks. It mentions that since Edward Snowden released information about the NSA's digital surveillance power, a lot of measures have been taken to restrict government surveillance. However, since the Paris attacks, the US government is pushing to bring that power back.

What happened when a parent fought for his kid's privacy at an all-Chromebook school - 1 views

    This article, written by the one and only Cory Doctorow, highlights the privacy concerns associated with Google Chromebooks. More and more schools are issuing its students Chromebooks, which exfiltrate all data to Google data-centers and infringe one's privacy. This site also includes other interesting articles related to security and privacy.

Christos military and intelligence corner - 1 views

    This blog contains vast amounts of information dealing with military cryptography, both in the past and the present. One of the recent articles discussed the morality of utilizing military level cryptography to ensure complete surveillance of civilians, and whether or not it should be allowed.
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