Suicidio coreano per lo scandalo Hacking Team


Un ufficiale del governo coreano si è suicidato lasciando una nota nella quale nega che il National Intelligence Service abbia spiato i cittadini intercettando telefoni e computer. Lo scoppio dello scandalo Hacking Team ha per ora avuto più conseguenze in Corea del Sud che in Italia.

Fa rumore in Corea del Sud il suicidio di un agente del NIS (National Intelligence Service), che è stato trovato morto all’interno della sua auto parcheggiata sulle colline a Sud di Seul sabato scorso. Il quaranteseienne ha lasciato una nota, poi diffusa dalla polizia, nella quale afferma che il NIS «davvero non ha spiato» i cittadini o attività elettorali. L’uomo si è poi scusato con i colleghi perché il suo «eccesso di zelo» nel lavoro ha creato la «situazione odierna».

Gli uomini dei servizi hanno comunicato oggi che l’uomo è il responsabile degli acquisti di sistemi per l’intercettazione di computer e telefoni…

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Twitter Organizes Its Disjointed Online Safety Initiatives With The Launch Of Its “Safety Center”


If you know anything about Twitter, you probably know that one of the issues the site has always had is policing its global community with consistency. Too often someone complains that they’ve been harassed on the site but they don’t see anything come of it. Still, the companyis making progress.

Twitter hopes to further that progress by launching a “Safety Center” which aims to put all of the resources for online safety in one easy to find spot: Some of the resources are based around initiatives that the company have already kicked off, but it was really difficult to find detailed information about them.

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What makes this a somewhat useful resource is that Twitter breaks out the available help into categories based on age group. However, I find it highly unlikely that Twitter can engage teenagers with content that reads like this:

Twitter is a…

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IT firm alleges Domino’s Pizza stole its GPS tracking technology – The Australian Financial Review

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A Sydney IT firm has claimed Domino’s Pizza Enterprises stole the technology used in its GPS tracking system that allows customers to follow their pizza from store to door.

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This is a really tough topic. Having been involved with a number of new ventures including one which also pitched a concept to Domino’s. I came up with a great idea for the food delivery industry using GPS a few years ago, based around the ability to deliver to anyone anywhere with mutual ability for the customer and the vendor to see each other on a mobile, not dissimilar in concept to what Uber now do where the customer and the driver can find each other.

We didn’t have money to patent the concept and that’s a real challenge for small businesses and particularly startups. This is an interesting case given that that the technology was…

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