Do you know where (country, location, hosting partner) your SaaS vendor stores your data? Not all SaaS providers are openly sharing this information. Yet, with the PRISM fallout in full force and Dutch minister of the interior Plasterk narrowly escaping a vote of no confidence this week over collecting and sharing 1.8 million records of […] Read more »
KPN and Nimbuzz: A Tale Of Two Companies
While Mexican operator America Movil has announced plans to launch a full takeover bid for KPN, privately held Dutch Nimbuzz could be about to become an Indian mobile operator. The two companies could not be more different, although both facilitate communications. KPN’s heritage dates back a hundred years at least. KPN owns (essential) network infrastructure […] Read more »
Is Big Brother Bugging You?
Well, yes, and for quite some time already as became resoundingly clear after NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden came clean in the Guardian. He was bugged because he “does not want to live in a world where everything I do and say is recorded”. Kudos to Edward for carrying out the biggest intelligence leak in a […] Read more »