Megaupload, the file-sharing website shut down in January 2012 by the U.S. federal government, is a Web hosting tool that found itself accused of being an online haven for digital pirates. Continue reading
Edward Snowden is an American computer specialist who worked for the CIA and the NSA and leaked details of several top-secret United States and British government mass surveillance programs to the press. Continue reading
Ellen Pederson worked for the Apollo Group as a programmer. Her primary responsibility was the development of an online accounts payable system, which became known as U-PAY. Continue reading
Peter Junger, a law professor at Case Western University, maintained a Web site that includes course material, and he sought to post on that site encryption source code that he had written to illustrate how this technology worked.