Monthly Archives: December 2010

Fighting cyber crime takes cooperation

Today’s Volkskrant published an article under the header “Cyber criminals run free too often”. The reason for this article is the presentation of a study by Faber organisatievernieuwing on behalf of two Dutch ministries: Economy and Security & Justice. The … Continue reading

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Internet security? Nothing’s changed from the 70s, really.

A post from Neil Schwartzman that I think is fun to read in case you’re not familiar with the CAUCE website yourself. The blog reminds me of a whisky commercial of a couple of years back: (Think of a husky, … Continue reading

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Hi-tech suppliers link up to fight cyber-crime

Several high-tech companies link up to set world wide best practices that governments can use as a reference point in setting standards or laws to prevent cyber crime. The idea behind this is that if governments set a national standard, … Continue reading

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Network and states by Milton L. Mueller

A few minutes ago I recommended Milton’s book on Internet governance on my LinkedIn site. It’s not that I agree with everything he writes, simply because I do not have an opinion on it or were unaware of the debates … Continue reading

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Dutch court fines spammer

A Dutch court fined a spammer for €5.000,= for breach of the forum agreements to a website, gay.nl. The spammer used the website for commercial purposes luring members to a premium rate number service. The site owners took the spammer … Continue reading

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