Thursday, September 29, 2011

Trumped by

A web proxy service has come under fire after a federal indictment revealed that the company cooperated with U.S. authorities in their investigation into the hacking of, a VPN service that encrypts one's traffic to enable users to surf the web anonymously, was ordered by a U.K. judge, at the request of FBI agents, to release log information about an Arizona man (Cody Kretsinger) who was arrested Thursday for his role in the Sony intrusion...

But now, as Kretsinger awaits prosecution, faces criticism from privacy advocates and users who believe the service went back on its promise. (more)