CLIP-ings June 28,2013Internet Governance
Spy-to-Spy: The British Government Communications HQ taps transatlantic fiber optic cables and shares the data with the NSA.
Open Classrooms: Popular virtual classroom software lacks encryption and may lead to unauthorized access to student data.
Information Security & Cyberthreats
US Hacks China: Snowden leaks that US surveillance captures Chinese mobile phone text messages.
China Hacks US: Chinese military's "Comment Crew" resumes command and control activity.
Copyright and News Aggregation: German publishers have a new right under the copyright law to opt-in to the Google News aggregation service.
Software Patents: German Parliament votes to eliminate patents for software.
New Information Roadblock: Iran pioneering internet slowdown as a tool for censorship.
Security in the Cloud: Ten key security steps for organizations adopting cloud services.
On the Lighter Side
Tweet to the Rescue: "Red Panda in our Neighborhood" -- escaped zoo critter caught by Twitter.