If you think that identity theft is the worst-case-scenario of Internet use, you clearly don’t live in any of the nations that make the list of top “Enemies of the Internet.” Not only do these governments monitor their citizens’ web activity, but they also make it nearly impossible for them to safely share and gather information through anonymous microblogs, Facebook pages or Twitter accounts. One nation sports a cyber police force that is larger than the city of Orlando, Florida. And when protests erupted in another country, Twitter accounts were created for the sole purpose of diverting citizens from spreading information. Although these nations represent the extremes of national cybersecurity, the measures they use are based in legislative bills like SOPA, PIPA and CISPA. Check out the following infographic to find out which nations make this list. The next time you surf the web, think carefully about who’s watching you and who’s blocking you.
October 2, 2012 in Infographic, Life, Politics, Technology
Tagged Censorship, CISPA, Enemies, Government Control, Internet, PIPA, SOPA
For a while we are reading about SOPA and all the nonsense around it. Companies make fools of themselves for supporting it and the public is concerned of what is behind it and what can really happen should it be signed. My lawyer girlfriend suggested to give all the details of this bill, but I refuse to do that. Let’s talk straight and easy about it and use a few easy examples for everyone to understand.
First of all, if SOPA would be in place already, YOU would be a criminal. Yes, me too. Being on the Internet would make you most likely a criminal. Continue reading
Posted in Business, Life, Maxus1.com, People, Politics
Tagged Congress, Life, Lobbyist, Music Industry, People, Politics, Rupert Murdoch, SOPA
Victory for SOPA Opponents: DNS Blocking Struck From Bill.
Mashable Article, 01/13/2012
The author of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) announced Friday that he will remove the DNS-blocking provisions of the bill…Read More