Posts Tagged ‘United States’

US Calls on Nato to Help Resist Cyber-Attacks

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

This seems like a good idea in principle, but it also seems a bit hypocritical when the US has also been recently involved in spearheading cyber-attacks itself.

‘Threat to one is a threat to all’ treaty cited in White House report – but open net versus privacy analysis omits WikiLeaks

The US has given the broadest hint yet that a cyber-attack on one Nato country will be regarded as an attack on all.


Berners-Lee – Facebook May Fragment Web

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Facebook’s popularity seems to scare a lot of people these days …

Founder of world wide web says some of the most successful social networking sites ‘have begun to chip away at its principles’

Facebook, LinkedIn and other social networking sites represent “one of several threats” to the future of the world wide web, its founder, Sir Tim Berners-Lee has warned.


Meet Robonaut 2 – Astronaut Assistant

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Wow. Does this mean that the future that 1950s sci-fi movies promised us, might finally become a reality?

A humanoid robot will travel to the international space station this week on the final flight of the shuttle Discovery

Almost 200 people from 15 countries have visited the international space station, but until now all the crew have been human. This week the station will get its first humanoid robot.


WikiLeaks Says Funding has been Blocked After Government Blacklisting

Friday, October 15th, 2010

If the government is trying this hard to shut down WikiLeaks, then in a way, it kind of gives WikiLeaks more credibility.

Founder Julian Assange hits out at decision by Moneybookers, which collects the whistleblowing website’s donations

The whistleblowing group WikiLeaks claims that it has had its funding blocked and that it is the victim of financial warfare by the US government.