China Ends One-Child Policy, Allowing Families Two Children

Driven by fears that an aging population could jeopardize China’s economic ascent, the Communist Party leadership ended its decades-old “one child” policy on Thursday, announcing that all married couples would be allowed to have two children. The decision was a dramatic step away from a core Communist Party position that…

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Trustwave issued digital certificate allowing SSL spying

Digital certificate authority Trustwave revealed that it has issued a digital certificate that enabled an unnamed private company to spy on SSL-protected connections within its corporate network, an action that prompted the Mozilla community to debate whether the CA’s root certificate should be removed from Firefox. The certificate issued by…

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New security bill passed allowing cellphone, PC monitoring

A bill which gives the Security Intelligence Service more power to access computers and mobile phones has been passed in Parliament today. The Security and Intelligence Amendment Bill updates legislation which is over 30 years old. It extends the SIS’s power to access warrants to search new technologies, but opponents…

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