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Eric Schmidt’s secret interview with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

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What happens when two of the biggest names in world of privacy come together to break bread and discuss just what exactly makes the world go round? You’d like to be a fly on the wall in that room, wouldn’t you? Luckily the beans have been spilled on the extraordinary meeting between Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange and Executive Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt. Read on!

4G providers tell the White House that it can’t force them to follow government security guidelines

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Some of the biggest names in American telecommunications, including AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, Comcast and Microsoft, have released an inconclusive report about how the US government should enforce (by law if necessary) cyber security controls in the communications sector. The working group, which was set up to advise the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), reported that there was no consensus within the committee regarding the extent to which the government should “encourage” the communications industry to use the so-called “20 Controls.” The 20 controls is a list of practices that all infrastructure and utility companies (including electricity, water and telecommunications) should implement to protect the USA against cyber attack. The…