Abr 05 2012

World War 3.0

Tag: (i)realidadJoaquim Anguas @ 4:14 pm

When the Internet was created, decades ago, one thing was inevitable: the war today over how (or whether) to control it, and who should have that power. Battle lines have been drawn between repressive regimes and Western democracies, corporations and customers, hackers and law enforcement. Looking toward a year-end negotiation in Dubai, where 193 nations will gather to revise a U.N. treaty concerning the Internet, Michael Joseph Gross lays out the stakes in a conflict that could split the virtual world as we know it.»

Vanity Fair via Schneier.

Abr 01 2012

CC payment processor breached

Tag: (i)realidad,01,Informática LegalJoaquim Anguas @ 1:08 pm

Atlanta-based CC payment processor Global Payments confirmed past friday a breach in (part of) their processing system that may affect up to 10M credit cards. The same day Visa released his own statement.

See also.

Via arstechnica.