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Oops, there goes Presumption of innocence – or, collateral damages of danish internet surveillance plans

This piece of PR by the danish police is advertising for the benefits of so-called sessionlogging – surveillance and logging of all internet session to be carried out by internet service providers. It has already been criticized and ridiculed, for example in Henrik Kramshøjs article here (danish),  for a number of factual errors and unfounded […]

Facts about the new Windows 10 (non-)privacy statements and services agreements

Since Microsofts new privacy statements and services agreements are a total of (hard-to-understand) 45 pages, here is a little extract of the most important things. This extract is not original research, just a compilation of things found in the root texts and sources quoted below. Microsoft basically grants itself very broad rights to collect everything […]

The recent PGP/GnuPG debate – some thoughts

It is a bit ironic: In the wake of the Snowden revelations, only a very few security and encryption technologies were found to still be trusted and uncrackable (from all we know today). One of these technologies is PGP Side note: The terms “OpenPGP”, “PGP”, and “GnuPG / GPG” are often used interchangeably. This is […]