The new book on the legal and political implications of the pandemics is out.
Harmless replicas of weapons used in movies and video games are a constant presence in the world of cosplayers and science fiction fans. Never before, however, has a real firearm been ‘designed’ as a gadget for social network users. It looks like a toy, but it really kills by Andrea Monti – Originally published in Italian by Strategikon – Italian Tech Continue reading “Why Kalashnikov made a Streaming-Ready Rifle”
Over the years, a reading of the legislation on protecting personal data (erroneously equated with ‘privacy’) has become entrenched, hampering scientific research. There is room to interpret the law more correctly and allow scientists to work more effectively for the common good by Andrea Monti – Initially published in Italian by Scienza in rete Continue reading “Data Protection and scientific research, a change is urgent”
by Andrea Monti – Initially published in Italian on Strategikon, an Italian Tech blog
On 30 May 2021, Denmark Radio (DR), the Danish public broadcaster, found out that, between 2012 and 2014, Finnish military intelligence collaborated with the US National Security Agency (NSA), allowing it to “wiretap” Danish submarine cables on which data and conversations pass to spy on European persons of interest. DR carried out the investigative report with its Swedish, Norwegian and German counterparts and the newspapers Süddeutsche Zeitung and Le Monde. The report added new details to what emerged in 2013 when Edward Snowden’s leaks gave us an idea of what was going on. Continue reading “The Great Game”
The European Court of Human Rights establishes essential principles for the protection of national security. Bulk interception cannot be banned, but it must be possible to control the use governments make of it. by Andrea Monti, adjunct professor of Digital Law at the University of Chieti-Pescara – Initially published in Italian by Formiche.net Continue reading “Bulk-interception and National Security according to the European Court of Human Rights”
In the United States, a Supreme Court judge equates platforms with collective services to express an opinion on online censorship. More rights for users or a deresponsibility of social networks? by Andrea Monti – Initially published in Italian by Wired.it Continue reading “Can the Government ban social networks’ users criticism?”