Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Israel gives green light to Google's Street View service

The Ministry of Justice of Israel has finally cleared the mapping service of Google Street View, Monday, Aug. 22. The Authority Israeli law, information and technology, a regulator data protection, authorized to collect Street View panoramic images of the streets of Israel. The Authority however, required that cars equipped with special cameras Google who photograph data are clearly identifiable and that their trips are announced in advance, the newspaper Haaretz.

Hundreds of thousands of sites blocked by mistake in Argentina

"The Internet service providers use a bazooka to kill a fly," ironically, Friday, Aug. 19, the Electronic Frontier Foudation. This association, which specializes in the defense of freedom on the Internet, reported that Argentinian access PROVIDERS ordered National Communications Commission to block two domain names, "leakymails.com" and "leakymails.blogspot.com" . These sites have made themselves known by posting, as on Wikileaks, confidential documents related to political or security in Argentina. To block these sites, ISPs have used the method of blocking the IP address, The problem is that the address used by the Blogger platform, owned by Google.