Published in De Ziet Der kanadische Meisterhacker Nart Villeneuve jagt Internetspione aus fernen Ländern: Manchmal stößt er auf verwirrte Einzeltäter, manchmal hebt er ganze Cyberarmeen aus.
Aired on CBC Radio-Canada’s “Une Heure Sur Terre” November, 2008 The program provides an overview of the Lab, our research on information warfare, Nart Villeneuve’s Skype report, the OpeNet Initiative, and our psiphon circumvention software project.
Radio Canada’s “Une heure sur terre” did a very nice profile piece on the Citizen Lab recently. Here is a link to a stream of the program. Included are discussions about our research on the Russia-Georgia Cyberwar, Nart Villeneuve’s Skype Report and Psiphon.
I am pleased to announce our release of a major investigative report, Breaching Trust: An analysis of surveillance and security practices on China’s TOM-Skype platform, written by Nart Villeneuve, Psiphon Fellow, the Citizen Lab, at the Munk Centre for International Studies, the University of Toronto. The full report can be downloaded here. John Markoff of [...]
Vancouver Sun Saturday, June 28, 2008 by Daphne Bramham A professor from Vancouver says what was once an open global space is now being carved up, colonized and militarized. From TheVancouverSun In many countries, Ron Deibert would be considered a traitor or a terrorist. Under some circumstances, he might even be considered one in Canada. [...]
Published on Forbes.com June 20, 2008 Practically every U.S.-owned search engine has caved to the Chinese government’s demands that they censor political Web sites in China. But none of them seem to agree on just what sites need censoring. Google, at times, blocks Chinese users’ access to the BBC while Yahoo! permits it. Yahoo! sometimes [...]
On March 21, 2008, the CBC National ran a feature piece on the research and development activities of the Citizen Lab, including the ONI and psiphon. There are interviews with me, and with Nart Villeneuve. You can watch the piece here. The youtube version is here And here:
Two recent interviews of mine have been published. The first is with the South Korean online publication Ohmynews, which discusses the Citizen Lab, the OpenNet Initiative and other projects in which I’m involved. The second is a transcript of a conversation with Sharon Hom of Human Rights in China and Nart Villeneuve and me on [...]
Citizen Lab and ONI Director of Technical Research Nart Villeneuve has a great article in the most recent issue of First Monday on the Filtering Matrix Well done Nart!!
The OpenNet Initiative’s Tunisia Report generated considerable coverage, a lot of which features The Citizen Lab’s very own Director of Technical Research, Nart Villeneuve. Nart compiled the list below for archival purposes. BBC – Controversy dogs UN net gathering (pdf) BBC – Tunisia slated over net controls (pdf) BBC – Hungry for net freedom in [...]