GreenNet is offering our web hosting clients free upgrades to SSL - that is the security technology that encrypts communications between your browser and the website you're visiting. you can see it in action on the GreenNet website by looking for the padlock icon in the browser address bar, and the s in the https on our website URL.
The GreenNet collective celebrated our 30th Anniversary on 4th November 2016 with a jolly get-together that gathered the entire collective from around Europe along with former members, friends and family. GN staples were on hand: cake, various cheeses, hummus and Alpha Blondy. It turned out that it was 30 years to the day since GreenNet's registration at Companies House in 1986.
"Privacy International, together with five internet and communications providers from around the world, have lodged an application before the European Court of Human Rights to challenge the British Government's use of bulk hacking abroad. Until we brought our original case at the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) in 2014, the Government had never admitted that it engaged in hacking. Now we are learning for the first time how far-reaching the Government's global hacking capabilities are."
The recent Goldman prize win for Edward Loure and our partner UCRT in Tanzania has had us thinking about land and its use, access (or lack thereof) and ownership, says Ellie Richold of Africian Initiatives.
After a year in which climate policy has gone backwards in the UK, Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, analyses the latest data on our contribution to climate change, and finds some disturbing results.ResponsibleSci blog, 10 May 2016