Spam-Friendly Registrar ‘Dynamic Dolphin’ Shuttered

  The organization that oversees the Internet domain name registration industry last week revoked the charter of Dynamic Dolphin, a registrar that has long been closely associated with spam and cybercrime.   The move came almost five years after this reporter asked the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to investigate whether the …

Wikileaks’ Release Of TPP Chapter On IP Blows Open Secret Trade Negotiation

By William New, Intellectual Property Watch   For years, the United States and partner governments have worked vigorously to keep the publics they represent from knowing what they are negotiating behind closed doors in the top-secret Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. But today’s Wikileaks release of the draft intellectual property chapter blew that up, confirming the …

Zimbabwe to snoop on citizens’ mobile communications

Zimbabwe’s government has enacted a controversial law that could enable it to spy on any citizen’s cellphone call records as well as text messages.   The government gazetted ‘Statutory Instrument 142 of 2013 on Postal and Telecommunications (Subscriber Registration) Regulations, 2013’ on Friday as the country’s new communications minister Webster Shamu – a loyalist of …

Govt releases National Cyber Security Policy 2013

NEW DELHI: With an aim to protect information and build capabilities to prevent cyberattacks, the government released the National Cyber Security Policy 2013 to safeguard both physical and business assets of the country.   “…policy is a framework document and it gives you a broad outline of what our vision is…the real task or the …