Help Us Get #AaronsLaw2017 Reintroduced

Aaron’s Law 2017 would: (1) Establish that breaches of terms of service, employment agreements, or contracts are not automatic violations of the CFAA. (2) Bring balance back to the CFAA by eliminating a redundant provision that enables an individual to be punished multiple times through duplicate charges for the same violation. (3) Eliminate the redundant provision streamlines the law, but would not create a gap … Continue reading Help Us Get #AaronsLaw2017 Reintroduced

Saudi Arabia’s Proxy War in Yemen

Amnesty International is rightfully calling out Saudi Arabia for war crimes in Yemen. These bombings took place in Sa’dah, Sana’a, Hodeidah, Hajjah, and Ibb in a very short time period. Amnesty International reported 139 people were killed in these bombings, 42 suspected “terrorist”, 97 civilians including 33 children were killed during these strikes leaving 460 individuals injured and at least 157 were civilians. This is … Continue reading Saudi Arabia’s Proxy War in Yemen

Is the U.S. Helping the UAE Torture Yemenis? #OpYemen

The short answer is yes, but according to Yemenis citizens who were detained in these secret UAE prisons in Yemen, they are not being tortured by Americans. Complicated? That’s how it’s supposed to be. Following reports from the Associated Press and Human Rights Watch which detailed horrible personal accounts from Yemenis who were tortured in secret prisons located in Aden and Hadramawt in eastern Yemen … Continue reading Is the U.S. Helping the UAE Torture Yemenis? #OpYemen

The Matt DeHart Files Part 2

  In the morning of August 6th, 2010, Matt DeHart applied for a Student Visa in Canada he was told he will have to cross back over the border into the United States and then back into to Canada which is customary under Canadian law. Upon crossing back into Canada Matt DeHart was detained by two FBI agents from Maine who did not read Matt … Continue reading The Matt DeHart Files Part 2

DIA Planning “Hackback” Approach

Lieutenant General Vincent Stewart of the Defense Intelligence Agency laid out his plan for the United States Government to hack back attackers that hack the government. The DIA’s plan is to capture the code or malware being used to attack them and reengineer it to then be used to attacker the hacker back. There are many questions to be asked, but I will start with … Continue reading DIA Planning “Hackback” Approach

#StandUp4NN #NetNeutrality

Hey, we wanted to update you on the push to defend net neutrality. While the FCC is rushing to dismantle the strong net neutrality protections that many of us fought for, members of Congress who take big money from companies like Comcast and Verizon are now trying to strike a backroom deal to pass legislation that will ensure net neutrality is gone for good. Stopping … Continue reading #StandUp4NN #NetNeutrality

The Future of Search Engines

Researchers combine artificial intelligence, crowdsourcing and supercomputers to develop better, and more reasoned, information extraction and classification methods. Date: August 3, 2017 Source: University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing Center Summary: New efforts to combine artificial intelligence with crowdsourced annotators and information encoded in domain-specific resources have now been revealed by researchers. The work has the potential to improve general search engines, as well as ones … Continue reading The Future of Search Engines