網絡自由電子報|Free Internet Digest (Aug 2013)

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香港| Hong Kong

過去3年,本港多個政府部門要求互聯網服務供應商(ISP)提供用戶個人資料逾14,000次,要求移除網上內容亦有7,003次。其中警務處索取資料的次數最多,共12,501次,佔整體86%。惟這次要求全部沒有得到法庭命令,ISP的答允率竟超過8成。
Over a three-year period, the Hong Kong Government made at least 14,453 requests to Internet Service Providers for disclosure of their users’ information. Separately, the government also made at least another 7003 requests to various online service providers for removal of content posted online.

香港獨立媒體網:相關黑客組織抗議CISPA對200”>政府部門索網民資料3年逾1萬4千宗 全無法庭命令
Hong Kong Transparency Report:Hong Kong Government discloses requests for online user information

斯諾登繼續爆料|Snowden leaks

美國多項監控計劃陸續曝光,包括竊聽總統法官、聯合國總部、歐盟多個駐美領使館等,並且揭露英國在中東設秘密網絡監控基地。
More and more surveillance programs were exposed due to Snowden’s leak which alert not only netizens, but also different countries.

星島日報:斯諾登揭美新監控計劃涵蓋總統法官
觀察者:斯諾登爆料美情報機構竊聽聯合國總部、歐盟及80多駐美領使館
人民網:斯諾登爆料:英在中東設有秘密網絡監控基地
Independent:Exclusive: UK’s secret Mid-East internet surveillance base is revealed in Edward Snowden leaks
Mashable:Another Snowden Leak: NSA Program Taps Everything You Do Online
Telegraph:NSA privacy rules broken thousands of times, Edward Snowden leaks documents show 

紐西蘭擴大監控計劃|New Zealand passed the spying bill

紐西蘭國會在爭議聲中通過監聽法案。政府日後將「合法」監聽國內及外民眾通訊內容。條例時以61比59、僅以兩票之差通過。有批評指條例損害公民權益,引起民眾不滿。
Controversial new legislation allowing the Government Communications Security Bureau to spy on New Zealanders has passed its final vote in Parliament.

香港獨立媒體網:紐西蘭國會兩票之差 擴大監控計劃
自由時報:監聽爭議再起 紐國可「合法」監聽國民
TVNZ:Controversial new spy law passes Guardian:New Zealand parliament approves spying bill by two votes
New Zealand Herald:GCSB bil passes after final reading

社交網站與私隱|Social networks & privacy

Gmail

美國加州有人入稟控告Google為向用戶發放個人化廣告,擅自讀取Gmail電郵,Google上月向法庭提交的回應文件日前曝光,打比喻指「這猶如寄信給商業夥伴,你不會對對方助理先行拆閱信件感到驚訝。今時今日使用電郵服務,同樣亦不應對電郵服務供應商先行處理訊息感到驚訝」。
If you happen to send an email to one of the 400 million people who use Google’s Gmail service, you shouldn’t have any expectation of privacy, according to a court briefing obtained by the Consumer Watchdog website.

地球圖輯隊:Google: Gmail用戶不該期望有隱私
數位時代:寄信Gmail用戶,不要指望有隱私?
Guardian:Google: don’t expect privacy when sending to Gmail
Business Insider:Google: if you send to Gmail, You have “No Legitimate Expectation of Privacy”
Verge:Yes, Gmail users have an expectation of privacy

Facebook

發表的按鍵《全球政府信息索取報告》披露了世界74個國家政府的信息索取細節。美國政府要求它提供2萬至2.1萬名用戶資料,位居榜首。
The giant social network appears to be of particular interest to government officials. According to the report, Facebook received 11,000 to 12,000 requests from the U.S. government concerning 20,000 to 21,000 users during the first six months of this year.

BBC中文網:臉書首次發佈各國政府索取信息報告
Businessweek:Facebook’s Report on Government Spying Sheds Litle New Light
Facebook:Global Government Requests Report

Twitter

Twitter2013年上半年透明度報告中表示,該公司正在面臨世界各地政府越來越大的壓力,要求其提供用戶的隱私信息。今年上半年的這類要求已經增長了40%。
Twitter is under increasing pressure from governments around the world to release user’s private information, with requests rising 40 percent in the first six months of the year, the microblogging company said in its semi-annual transparency report.

新浪科技:各國向Twitter索取信息要求增40%:美國佔3/4
Reuters:Government requests for Twitter users’ data on the rise
Twitter: Information Requests


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