Cybersecurity

The De-Americanization of the Internet – My Daily Caller Op-ed

November 19, 2013 Please don’t miss my latest Daily Caller op-ed: “The De-Americanization of the Internet” — here. America’s dominance of the Internet has peaked. Read why and what it means.  It’s Part 3 of my “World Changing Internet” research series. World Changing Internet Series...
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Twitter’s Realpolitik & The Sovereign-ization of the Internet

Reports that “Twitter Can Censor by Country” is a perfect example of how the world is changing the Internet. Change is a two-way street. Conventional wisdom that only assumes the Internet is changing the world risks being blind-sided by the Internet’s underappreciated exa-trend: how the...
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Seven Ways the World is Changing the Internet

Since most people focus on how the Internet is changing the world, few focus on the reverse — how much the world is changing the Internet. See My Forbes Tech Capitalist blog post to learn the “Seven Ways the World is Changing the Internet.”  ...
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Android’s Pickpocket Behind Google Wallet

The kerfuffle that paints the Google Wallet App as an innocent victim of Verizon blocking — in violation of an “open” Internet and net neutrality regulations — completely misses the forest for the trees. This conflict revolves around two ongoing industry battles. To see what...
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Grand Theft Auto-mated! Online Ad-Economics Fuel Piracy & SOPA Opposition

The likely passage of online anti-piracy legislation (SOPA/PIPA) in 2012 has put a spotlight on the substantial ad-based business interests aligned with piracy and against piracy enforcement. See my Forbes Tech Capitalist post to learn why Grand Theft Auto-mated is such big business and so...
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Google’s Rogue WiSpy Invasive Behavior Proliferates — Security is Google’s Achilles Heel — Part XIII

Evidence continues to mount that Google’s management and supervision of its Android operating system is out-of-control when it comes to protecting privacy and security. Google’s corporate ethos that it is better to “ask for forgiveness than permission” increasingly means Android has no privacy by design...
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Top 10 Reasons Google Has Culpability in Gmail Security Breach — Security is Google Achilles Heel Part XII

Google’s deep aversion to accountability was in full view in its blog response to the latest gmail security breach, in which Google placed most all of the blame on users and others, while largely trying to absolve Google of its responsibility and accountability in the...
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