Tag Archives: Israel

#OpIsrael Backfires

To the Anti-Israel Hackers, don’t say I didn’t warn you. Last week ago I wrote about #OpIsrael the “planned new cyber attack against Israel”. My article ended by noting that “there will be plenty of Israeli geeks looking forward to the challenge … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Israel’s left

An article in Haaretz, currently going viral on anti-Israel websites, blogs and social media forums, highlights the urgent need to reclaim some sanity in Israel’s political left. The article refers to the first report of a new Israeli think tank … Continue reading

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Joe’s Israel

In late August 2012, a major new Israel campaign will launch across North America. The Joe’s Israel campaign, a project of AICE, was designed by Andre Oboler and is being implemented by an amazing team of experts under his direction. … Continue reading

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Impersonating Anonymous: Is it state sponsored terrorism?

Originally published as: Andre Oboler, ‘Impersonating Anonymous: Is it state sponsored terrorism?’, Jerusalem Post, 12 February 2012. Republished by Honest Reporting and The Cutting Edge News. Since its earliest days the “Internet gathering” known as Anonymous has declared “we are legion”. After attacks … Continue reading

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Commentary Magazine: Israel Moves to Limit Google Street View Risks

Source: Omri Ceren, Israel Moves to Limit Google Street View Risks, Commentary Magazine, 27/2/2011 My friend Dr. Andre Oboler has an exhaustive article up on the Jerusalem Post site about the potential risks and benefits of Google Street View coming … Continue reading

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Google Street View Runs Into Controversies in Switzerland and Israel

Source: Patrick Morgan, Google Street View Runs Into Controversies in Switzerland and Israel, Discover Magazine, February 24th, 2011 Last year, Google raised the ire of many when it confessed that its city-mapping Street View vehicles unintentionally gathered unencrypted Wi-Fi data … Continue reading

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Google Street View Entering Israel, Despite Security Concerns

Source: Alison Diana, Google Street View Entering Israel, Despite Security Concerns, InformationWeek, February 22, 2011 Some fear that terrorists could use information in the mapping service to carry out attacks, while others believe it could enhance the nation’s tourism industry. … Continue reading

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In Israel Google Street View needs serious thought

Source: Andre Oboler, In Israel Google Street View needs serious thought, Jerusalem Post Blogs, Feb 20, 2011 Google would like to launch Street View in Israel. The web based application adds an extra level of depth to Google Maps. People … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Post gets Andre Oboler’s take on the rise of Foursquare in Israel

Sharon Udasin,Vying for control of the Temple Mount – on Foursquare, Jerusalem Post,  December 16, 2010. For Ariela Ross, being the “mayor” of Al-Aksa Mosque and the Old City’s entire Muslim and Christian Quarters is quite natural – as these … Continue reading

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Art, Satire and the Internet: Contemporary Responses to Current Events, ROI 5

In addition to the amazing experience of attending ROI 5, I was also asked to present as part of a panel on Art, Satire and the Internet. Other members of the panel were Eli Valley, Shai Haddad, and Chari Pere. … Continue reading

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