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Canadian Web Host Files Lawsuit Against Police who Seized its Equipment in Citadel Botnet Investigation

Vancouver web host White Falcon Communications and its owner Dmitri Glazyrin have filed a lawsuit against the Attorney General of Canada and two Canadian police for seized company servers and equipment in 2013. The seizure resulted from a US-led investigation into Citadel botnets, and the company alleges in the suit that the seizure effectively destroyed its business. Read More

First Annual HostingCon Europe Day 1

Rory Duncan 451 Research

Exhibitors, sponsors and attendees from around the world gathered in Amsterdam today for the first annual HostingCon Europe to exchange knowledge and create new business partnerships. The event drew high quality attendees and engaging speakers. The morning began with Joost de Valk, founder and CEO of SEO giant Yoast. The… Read More

UK Private Communications Being Dispensed As Freely as ATM Cash


Three European telecommunications companies are handing over private customer communications “like a cash machine” according to a report on Friday by The Guardian. EE, Vodafone and Three have automated systems to process requests made by law enforcement personnel. O2 still requires staff to review all requests from police. “If companies… Read More

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