Links: 2013-06-27

I am going to make this quick unfortunately given time constraints but I did want to make a few comments about threads in the news.
US: In the US, the NSA scandal appears to be dying down. Note, however, the links on encryption technology and on the EFF's suit against FBI facial recognition. It tells you the lasting legacy here will be a heightened sense of awareness about privacy and security issues in the US and elsewhere. I believe this will be favourable for technology companies in the security/privacy business, especially those operating outside the US (and the UK). Hurt by the scandal are US companies most leveraged to the cloud where the US government can access data most readily. This scandal will continue to simmer as more revelations are destined to come.
The drop in US GDP est...


As this site is now reader-supported via Patreon, the remainder of this article is only available to subscribers at a specific patronage level. Articles at patronage levels BRONZE, SILVER, and GOLD are denoted by the categories in blue capital letters above the post. Posts categorized DAILY are available to both SILVER and GOLD patrons.

Click here to join. Your readership is greatly appreciated!

Registered users can log in by entering details here or below.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More