Telemarketing can sometimes be a really annoying problem, especially since most of the time personal data of the customer is acquired. In order to empower the customer, EBGB from the Netherlands developed a counterscript for...
in Pink Tentacle, november 2006
On November 6, 2006, Oki Electric announced the development of iris recognition technology for camera-equipped mobile phones. Unlike Oki’s previous iris recognition technology that relies on...
Before you activate your iPhone, read this!
Blog entry, Michael Tiemann, July 4, 2007
Apple and AT&T are demanding customers reveal SSNs to activate their iPhones. That should be the lead of every technology and business...
By Daniel Terdiman, CNET News.com, July 3, 2007,
For months now, one of the best-read blogs in technology circles has been the starkly funny, pull-no-punches Secret Diary of Steve Jobs.
We are happy to announce that the first issue of the FIDIS in-house journal is now available online at journal.fidis.net.
This edition of the FIDIS Journal follows on from the DuD 9/2006 special issue on Identity, which...
By Rory Cellan-Jones, Technology Correspondent, BBC News
As Facebook continues its explosive growth here's one question troubling me. Are my friends for real?
by Stephen Hoare Tuesday June 19, 2007 The Guardian
Universities have welcomed open access learning platforms that widen student participation, but their arrival has left campus intranets, and all the sensitive details they...
by Nate Anderson, May, 2007, Ars Technica
Put down that hammer and step away from that microwave—now there's a better way to keep your radio frequency identification (RFID) chips secure.
BBC News, 29 June 2007
Imagine this scenario: I am in a supermarket and I pick up a can of tomatoes and I place it in the shopping trolley. Immediately my mobile phone flashes green to indicate to me that it is a good buy. I go...
By Declan McCullagh, CNET News.com June 27, 2007,
Opponents of controversial law win vote in the Senate on Wednesday to restrict uses of the forthcoming digital ID cards, signaling the political winds may have shifted.