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Before the Interviews

Make a list of at least 10 questions you want to answer in this story. Some of the questions should be general, some of them should be specific. Make a list of prospective sources, at least five (people, web resources, written bios, etc.) Do advance research before interviews -- read bios, background materials, book jackets,... Continue Reading →

Are Technology ‘Advances’ Making Privacy Violations So Much Easier?

Delivery: the New Front in Corporate Surveillance and Monopoly Power DNA-based Advertising Redefines Commercial Ad-Targeting Smart-phone Carriers Have Too Much Power in US, luring you to pick their favored device. Former State Department Spokesman Hodding Carter Changes Mind on Edward Snowden's Leaks “After Snowden: Privacy, Secrecy and Security in the Information Age.” Bosses turn to... Continue Reading →

UAE Residents Are Warned Against Surfing Child Pornography Websites

Surfing child pornography can be identified by the user's IP (Internet Protocol) address. This can be monitored by Etisalat or Du in the UAE and reported to police. A conviction for possessing child pornography can lead to six months in prison and/or a one million dirham fine. Surprisingly, convictions for downloading child pornography are harsher... Continue Reading →

‘Hate Speech Law’ Adopted in UAE

New UAE Law: 10 Years Jail for Hate Crimes and Discrimination. Anti-Discriminatory Law criminalises acts that insult religion through speech, written word, books, pamphlets or online media (Gulf News) 16 Provisions of Hate Speech Law (Gulf News) Experts Welcome New Anti-Hate Speech Law (Gulf News) UAE Anti-Discrimination Law Bans Hate Speech, Promotion of Violence ( Anti-discrimination law enacted... Continue Reading →

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