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Your computer may already be hacked — NSA inside?

Steve Blank, lecturer, Haas School of Business | July 15, 2013

In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act. — George Orwell In Russia, President Putin’s office just stopped using PC’s and switched to typewriters.  What do they know that we don’t? Perhaps it’s Intel NSA inside. ——— For those of you who haven’t kept up, the National Security Agency (NSA’s) Prismprogram has been in … Continue reading »

The crowd and the mob: opportunities and cautions for constant video surveillance

Camille Crittenden, Executive Director, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute | May 29, 2013

Recent events in Boston highlight both the potential and hazards of ever-present cameras. In the hours following the April 15 bombing, law enforcement agencies called upon commercial businesses and the public to submit relevant footage from surveillance cameras and mobile devices. While the tsunami of crowd-sourced data threatened to overwhelm servers and analysts, it provided … Continue reading »