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14 Heroes & 14 Villains

In Internet, Politics, World on செப்ரெம்பர் 27, 2015 at 1:06 முப

Source: Blog | Access

Heroes

  1. David Kaye, Special Rapporteur to the United Nations Human Rights Council on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
  2. U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, introduced and was a crucial advocate for the USA FREEDOM Act of 2015.
  3. Malkia Amal Cyril, executive director of the Center for Media Justice and co-founder of the Media Action Grassroots Network, Malkia Amal Cyril’s work
  4. MPs David Davis and Tom Watson
  5. Maricarmen Sequera is the director of TEDIC, a Paraguayan digital rights organization
  6. Journalists Scahill and Begley revealed that American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the world’s largest producer of SIM cards and stole vast quantities of encryption keys
  7. As director of the digital liberties organization Bolo Bhi, Farieha Aziz has been at the forefront of the campaign to modify the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2015, currently under consideration in Pakistan.
  8. Netzpolitik released confidential documents to the public exposing Germany’s plans to launch bulk surveillance programs
  9. a District Court struck down an 11-year-old gag order imposed by the FBI on Nicholas Merrill, the owner of Calyx, an internet service provider.
  10. Kakao (formerly Daum Kakao), owns a South Korean internet company with a popular messaging service
  11. The U.N. Human Rights Council
  12. Moxie Marlinspike (& team), founder of Open Whisper Systems, an open source software group that freely offers the programs Signal, TextSecure, and Redphone
  13. Kate Westmoreland is a cybercrime and human rights expert with Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society. Her January paper, Foreign Law Enforcement Access to User Data: A Survival Guide and Call for Action,
  14. Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO has vocally resisted government demands to weaken the company’s data security practices

Villains

  1. Hacking Team, covertly sold advanced communications surveillance services and resources to multiple governments and entities with poor records on human rights.
  2. Prime Minister Manuel Valls, pushed through dangerous new legislation that lacks clarity and precision, and authorizes French intelligence services to exercise broad surveillance powers without prior judicial approval or oversight.
  3. Pablo Romero Quezada is the former director of Ecuador’s intelligence agency, the Secretaría Nacional de Inteligencia (SENAIN)
  4. Attorney General Githu Muigai fought to preserve Kenya’s Security Laws despite a High Court judgment overturning the legislation.
  5. Canadian MP Steven Blaney was the sponsor of Bill C-51
  6. U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron
  7. Anthony Batts, former Commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department in the U.S. Acting under a nondisclosure agreement with the FBI that was signed by a previous commissioner, the Baltimore Police Department used the “Stingray” surveillance device 4,300 times

  8. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi argued before India’s Supreme Court that privacy is not a fundamental right
  9. Spanish Judge Javier Gómez Bermúdez jailed seven people without specifying the individualized charges or facts attributed to each suspect, forcing the defendants to make statements without knowing what they were accused of.
  10. Telefonica
  11. Prime Minister of Thailand, Prayut Chan-o-cha approved legislation to create a National Cybersecurity Committee
  12. Washington Post Editorial Board suggested that the U.S. Congress could compel Apple and Google to use their “wizardry” to create a “Secure Golden Key” for the government to access otherwise secure user data
  13. Gerhard Schindler is president of Germany’s Federal Intelligence Service (BND)
  14. U.S. Senator Richard Burr, As chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Senator Burr has been a driving force behind the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) legislation
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The World’s Best Countries in Science

In Technology, World on ஒக்ரோபர் 1, 2012 at 11:07 பிப

 

SourceThe World’s Best Countries in Science: Scientific American

A: RESEARCH PAPERS: Score, on a 100-point scale, based on science papers in top journals (Digital Science, 2011)
B: PATENTS ISSUED: Number of patents (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2011)
C: EXPENDITURE: Gross domestic expenditure on research and development (2009*)
D: HIGHER EDUCATION: Number of science and engineering doctoral degrees awarded (2009*)

RESEARCH PAPERS PATENTS ISSUED EXPENDITURE HIGHER EDUCATION
1. U.S. 1. U.S. 1. U.S. 1. U.S.
2. Germany 2. Japan 2. China 2. Germany
3. China 3. South Korea 3. Japan 3. U.K.
4. Japan 4. Germany 4. Germany 4. Japan
5. U.K. 5. Taiwan 5. France 5. France
6. France 6. Canada 6. U.K. 6. Italy
7. Canada 7. France 7. Russian Fed. 7. Brazil
8. South Korea 8. U.K. 8. Italy 8. Canada
9. Italy 9. China 9. Canada 9. Spain
10. Spain 10. Italy 10. Spain 10. Australia
11. Switzerland 11. Australia 11. Australia 11. Sweden
12. Australia 12. Israel 12. Sweden 12. Switzerland
13. Netherlands 13. Netherlands 13. Netherlands 13. Poland
14. India 14. Switzerland 14. Switzerland 14. Netherlands
15. Taiwan 15. Sweden 15. Austria 15. Turkey
16. Israel 16. India 16. Turkey 16. Portugal
17. Singapore 17. Finland 17. Israel 17. Czech Reublic
18. Sweden 18. Belgium 18. Belgium 18. Austria
19. Belgium 19. Austria 19. Finland 19. Belgium
20. Denmark 20. Denmark 20. Denmark 20. Mexico
21. Austria 21. Singapore 21. Mexico 21. Finland
22. Russian Fed. 22. Hong Kong 22. Poland 22. Israel
23. Hong Kong 23. Spain 23. South Africa 23. Slovakia
24. Brazil 24. Norway 24. Norway 24. Denmark
25. Finland 25. Ireland 25. Portugal 25. Greece

10 Indian Films in Toronto Film Festival

In India, Movies, World on ஓகஸ்ட் 9, 2012 at 3:17 பிப

The Festival | tiff.net

Peddlers is a movie by debutant filmmaker Vasan Bala and it has Gulshan Devaiah, Kriti Malhotra and Nishikant Kamat in the lead roles.

Ishaqzaade is a romantic drama film written and directed by Habib Faisal

Miss Lovely is a drama directed by Ashim Ahluwalia.

Mumbai’s King is directed by Manjeet Singh and stars Rahul Bairagi, Arbaaz Khan and Tejas Parvatkar.

‘The Bright Day’ by Mohit Takalkar

‘Theseus’ Ship’ directed by Anand Gandhi

English Vinglish is an Indian drama film directed by debutant director Gauri Shinde and produced by R. Balki.

Shahid directed by Hansal Mehta

Gangs of Wasseypur is a crime movie co-written, produced and directed by Anurag Kashyap

Shanghai is a political thriller film directed by Dibakar Banerjee, starring Abhay Deol, Emraan Hashmi, Kalki Koechlin, Prosenjit Chatterjee.

Tamil Literary Garden – 10 Tamil Iyal Awards: Canada Thamil Ilakkiya Thottam

In Lists on ஜூலை 6, 2011 at 5:44 பிப

  1. 2001 – சுந்தர ராமசாமி
  2. 2002 – கே கணேஸ் (திண்ணை | தமிழ் இலக்கிய தோட்டம்)
  3. 2003 – வெங்கட் சாமிநாதன்
  4. 2004 – இ பத்மநாப ஐயர்
  5. 2005 – ஜார்ஜ் எல் ஹார்ட்
  6. 2006 – தாசீசியஸ்
  7. 2007 – லஷ்மி ஹோம்ஸ்ரோம் (மு.புஷ்பராஜன் | ஜெயமோகன்)
  8. 2008 – அம்பை
  9. 2009
    1. கோவை ஞானி – கி பழனிச்சாமி
    2. ஐராவதம் மகாதேவன்
  10. 2010 – எஸ் பொன்னுத்துரை

12 Pics of Noted Tamil Author & Prolific Writer Jeyamohan in Canada

In Literature, Tamilnadu, USA on ஜூன் 23, 2011 at 9:24 பிப