Google Warning Gmail Users On Spying From China
Trailrunner7 writes “Google is using automated warnings to alert users of its Gmail messaging service about widespread attempts to access personal mail accounts from Internet addresses in China. The warnings may indicate wholesale spying by the Chinese government a year after the Google Aurora attacks or simply random attacks. Victims include one leading privacy activist. Warnings appeared when users logged onto Gmail, encountering a red banner reading ‘Your account was recently accessed from China,’ and providing a list of IP addresses used to access the account. Users were then encouraged… Continue reading
Intel Threatens DMCA Using HDCP Crack
mikesd81 writes “Intel is apparently threatening to use the DMCA against anyone using the HDCP crack under the DMCA’s anti-circumvention clause. ‘There are laws to protect both the intellectual property involved as well as the content that is created and owned by the content providers,’ said Tom Waldrop, a spokesman for the company, which developed HDCP. ‘Should a circumvention device be created using this information, we and others would avail ourselves, as appropriate, of those remedies.’”
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