Declan McCullagh
American journalist
Declan McCullagh
Declan McCullagh is an American journalist and columnist for CBSNews. com. He specializes in computer security and privacy issues. He is notable, among other things, for his early involvement with the media interpretation of U.S. presidential candidate Al Gore's statement that he "took the initiative in creating the Internet. " McCullagh himself once claimed that "If it's true that Al Gore created the Internet, then I created the 'Al Gore created the Internet' story.
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San Francisco Police Helped Search For Iphone Prototype - Portfolio.com (blog)
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"This is significant because this is Apple, a company that has forged quite a reputation over the years for secret keeping and message managing," Declan McCullagh and Greg Sandoval at CNET write. State of Independence: The ranks of independent
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Bestätigt: Polizei hat mit Apple nach verschwundenem iPhone gesucht - ZDNet.de
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von Declan McCullagh, Greg Sandoval und Anita Klingler, 5. September 2011, 12:23 Uhr Die Polizei von San Francisco hat bestätigt, dass sie Apple-Ermittlern vergangene Woche bei einer Hausdurchsuchung "assistiert" hat. Apple habe sich selbst an die
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iPhone 5 launch date: Battle of the Best Buy leaks - CNET
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And, of course, my colleagues Declan McCullagh and Greg Sandoval recently broke the news that another unreleased iPhone prototype had apparently recharged itself a little two energetically while at a bar and had gone missing. (You'll recall, I'm sure,
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Not Guilty Pleas Entered In iPhone Prototype Theft Case - RedOrbit
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According to Declan McCullagh and Greg Sandoval of CNET, their website conducted an in-person interview with Wallower, identified as “a former Navy cryptologic technician who was scheduled to graduate from University of California at Berkeley in 2010
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Investigação sobre iPhone inédito não foi registrada, diz polícia - Jornal Floripa
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"Conversei com Declan McCullagh, repórter do CNET. Não sei quem é a fonte dele, mas não temos nenhum registro de uma investigação do tipo sendo encaminhada até agora", afirmou Albie Esparza, porta-voz da polícia de San Francisco
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Microsoft Just Got Sued For Knowing Where You Are And Where You've Been - Business Insider
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Security researcher Samy Kamkar says that Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 can transmit your location without your permission, writes Declan McCullagh of CNET. It's the Camera application that seems to be the specific problem -- it sends the phone's
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Hackers target San Francisco police union website - ZDNet UK
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Hackers have broken into a second website affiliated with the San Francisco Bay Area subway system, which has come under fire in the last week for turning off cell-phone service before a planned
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Google-Motorola likely to draw regulatory scrutiny - CNET (blog)
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... a willingness to scrutinize the deal more closely. A so-called second request can include extensive requests for documents and delay the process by months. Disclosure: Declan McCullagh is married to a Google employee not involved with this issue
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US authorities file charges over prototype iPhone theft - ZDNet UK
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The San Mateo County District Attorney's office has filed criminal charges against two men who obtained a prototype iPhone 4 last year and sold it to the gadget blog Gizmodo,
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Children's toy can jam FBI radios, researchers say - ZDNet UK
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Expensive high-tech digital radios used by the FBI, the US secret service and Homeland Security are designed so poorly they can be jammed by a children's toy, ZDNet UK's sister site CNET News has
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Drone aims to eavesdrop on Wi-Fi from the sky - ZDNet UK
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A pair of security engineers at the Black Hat security conference have shown off a retrofitted US Army target drone that can eavesdrop on Wi-Fi, phone and Bluetooth signals from the air
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US seeks to counter extremism on Facebook, Twitter - ZDNet UK
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A White House counter-terrorism strategy released on Wednesday says that Facebook, Twitter and other social networks aid in "advancing violent extremist narratives" and should be monitored by the
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White House: Need to monitor online 'extremism' - CNET
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A White House terrorism strategy released today says Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks aid in "advancing violent extremist narratives" and should be monitored by the government. The 12-page strategy (PDF), which outlines
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Microsoft curbs Wi-Fi location database - CNET
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Microsoft's Live.com database showed an HTC mobile device moving across Columbus, Ohio, last week. Microsoft has ceased publishing the estimated locations of millions of laptops, cell phones, and other devices with Wi-Fi connections ... - -
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US panel approves data retention bill - ZDNet Australia
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A US House of Representatives committee has approved legislation that would force internet service providers (ISPs) to keep logs of their customers' activities for one year, in case police
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US Dept takes swipe at EFF over encryption passphrases - ZDNet Asia
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Federal prosecutors from Department of Justice say guide prepared by Electronic Frontier Foundation buttresses their position on whether Americans can be forced to divulge their
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Declan McCullagh
    THIRTIES
  • 2009
    In August 2009, McCullagh renamed his column to Taking Liberties, which focuses on "individual rights and liberties, including both civil and economic liberties."
    More Details Hide Details He also participated and won $100,000 on the California Lottery's Make Me a Millionaire game show in episode 2002. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and was student body president before being removed from office due to charges of committing domestic violence. He pleaded guilty to harassment. http://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs/user/scotts/www/JOKE/declan.html Ironically, he was the chief correspondent for CBS' online reporting of a gun rights case before the Supreme Court for a suspect charged with domestic violence. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-5243308-503544.html
    In 2009, McCullagh turned his journalistic focus to the issue of climate change.
    More Details Hide Details In an article in The Register, McCullagh was once described by fellow technical journalist Andrew Orlowski as a, "draw by crayon libertarian," and has written in defense of libertarianism frequently. He began writing weekly columns for CBSnews.com on economic commentary entitled Other People's Money upon CBS Corporation's acquisition of CNET Networks.
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