Google encryption comes to China

With their reputations on the line after the revelations of NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden, U.S.-based service and content providers have begun toughening their security to meet allegations that they are in cahoots with

Published on: March 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

What you learn from phone metadata

What’s all this Internet metadata fuss about, you asked over breakfast this morning. Metadata, as we learned from the revelations of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, is what electronic spy agencies are after –

Published on: March 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

End-to-end encryption needed: Snowden

When former NSA contractor Edward Snowden speaks, it’s news. So his remarks Monday by satellite to the annual South by Southwest technology festival in Austin, Texas were widely covered.  Here’s summaries and links

Published on: March 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Smart phones claim privacy protection

As I write this Edward Snowden has made another revelation about the capabilities and ambition of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). The latest is that the agency has been pressuring European nations

Published on: March 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon