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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: May 16, 2011 Dropbox caught with its finger in the cloud cookie jar: Online file storage and sharing site Dropbox admits that it can see the data you've stored. Oops...
QUOTE: Dropbox now asserts that it can decrypt and pass your data on to a third party if Dropfox feels it needs to do so, in order to protect its property rights. As a result, Soghoian has filed a 16-page complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission...
InfoWorld Sep 01, 2008 Flawless Vote Counts Cryptography lets voters verify ballots.
QUOTE: a cryptographic system developed under the leadership of electronic-cash pioneer David Chaum can guarantee that every vote cast using an optical scanner is correctly recorded.
Technology Review Jan 16, 2008 In Child Porn Case, a Digital Dilemma: U.S. Seeks to Force Suspect to Reveal Password to Computer Files
QUOTE: compelling [the suspect] to enter his password into his laptop would violate his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. "If Boucher does know the password, he would be faced with the forbidden trilemma: incriminate himself, lie under oath, or find himself in contempt of court," the judge said.
Washington Post Jul 21, 2007 Military Medical Breach Revealed: Unencrypted Data Sent Via Internet
QUOTE: A government contractor handling sensitive health information for 867,000 U.S. service members and their families acknowledged yesterday that some of its employees sent unencrypted data -- such as medical appointments, treatments and diagnoses -- across the Internet.
Washington Post Jun 30, 2004 Court Limits Privacy Of E-Mail Messages: Providers Free to Monitor Communications
QUOTE: A company that provides e-mail service has the right to copy and read any message bound for its customers, a federal appeals court panel has ruled in a decision that could expand e-mail monitoring by businesses and the government.
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