Russia could disconnect from global Internet in event of war: Putin adviser

Moscow also building alternative Domain Name System A top information-technology adviser to President Vladimir Putin has indicated in an interview that Russia could disconnect itself from the global Internet in time of war to lessen its vulnerability to the West. “Technically, we are ready for any action now,” Herman Klimenko reportedly told Russian television station…

German court finds Facebook oversharing user data

‘Facebook hides default settings that are not privacy-friendly in its privacy center and does not provide sufficient information about this when users register,’ Federation of German Consumer Organisations (VZBV) legal expert Heiko Duenkel says FRANKFURT, Germany – A German court has found Facebook is breaching data protection rules with privacy settings that over-share by default…