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USA Freedom Act Passes: What We Celebrate, What We Mourn, and Where We Go From Here

It’s no secret that we wanted more. In the wake of the damning evidence of surveillance abuses disclosed by Edward Snowden, Congress had an opportunity to champion comprehensive surveillance reform and undertake a thorough investigation, like it did with the Church Committee. BY CINDY COHN AND MARK JAYCOX  EFF.org  June 2, 2015 The Senate passed More

Thor Benson: Why Wikimedia Just Might Win Its Lawsuit Over NSA Surveillance

From the article: “We believe that the NSA’s upstream surveillance has a chilling effect not only on Wikimedia’s writers and editors but on all of our plaintiffs,” Gorski said. “As a general matter, the private communications of innocent Americans don’t belong in the government’s hands, and if people know the NSA is watching, they’re going to hesitate before visiting controversial websites, before discussing controversial issues or investigating online politically sensitive questions.”

'Illegal spying below': activists launch airship in protest at NSA surveillance

Pair from Electronic Frontier Foundation and Greenpeace drift massive dirigible over NSA data center in Bluffdale, Utah Spencer Ackerman in New York   theguardian.com   27 June 2014 It was the airship's maiden voyage. Photograph: Greenpeace Protests against mass surveillance have now taken to the skies above a major National Security Agency installation. At about 6am local time on More

‘Illegal spying below’: activists launch airship in protest at NSA surveillance

Pair from Electronic Frontier Foundation and Greenpeace drift massive dirigible over NSA data center in Bluffdale, Utah Spencer Ackerman in New York   theguardian.com   27 June 2014 It was the airship's maiden voyage. Photograph: Greenpeace Protests against mass surveillance have now taken to the skies above a major National Security Agency installation. At about 6am local time on More

[Videos] Everybody Let's Stop the TPP: Share These Videos and Spread the Word

ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION DEFENDING YOUR RIGHTS IN THE DIGITAL WORLD BY MAIRA SUTTON  OCTOBER 4, 2013 | EFF.org  President Obama was scheduled to meet with the leaders of the other eleven countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Bali, supposedly to plan the “end-game” for this massive trade deal. However, he has made More

[Videos] Everybody Let’s Stop the TPP: Share These Videos and Spread the Word

ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION DEFENDING YOUR RIGHTS IN THE DIGITAL WORLD BY MAIRA SUTTON  OCTOBER 4, 2013 | EFF.org  President Obama was scheduled to meet with the leaders of the other eleven countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Bali, supposedly to plan the “end-game” for this massive trade deal. However, he has made More

Parts I & II> Icelandic Lawmaker Birgitta Jónsdóttir on Challenging Gov’t Secrecy from Twitter to Bradley Manning – YouTube

Birgitta Jónsdóttir has also been the center of a closely watched legal case. Earlier this year, a federal appeals court ruled the government can continue to keep secret its efforts to obtain information from Twitter about her and two others connected to WikiLeaks. April 8, 2013  DemocracyNow.org [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GBN5SiNxlA] Icelandic Parliamentarian Birgitta Jónsdóttir played a critical More

Parts I & II> Icelandic Lawmaker Birgitta Jónsdóttir on Challenging Gov’t Secrecy from Twitter to Bradley Manning – YouTube

Birgitta Jónsdóttir has also been the center of a closely watched legal case. Earlier this year, a federal appeals court ruled the government can continue to keep secret its efforts to obtain information from Twitter about her and two others connected to WikiLeaks. April 8, 2013  DemocracyNow.org [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GBN5SiNxlA] Icelandic Parliamentarian Birgitta Jónsdóttir played a critical More

NCMR 2013: Rainey Reitman from Electronic Frontier Foundation – YouTube

NCMR 2013: Rainey Reitman from Electronic Frontier Foundation at the NCMR - Freedom of the Press Foundation [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oRyvyNSyTMY#.UWIIv3wvdJk] Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on the tab at the top of the page and click on the item of interest to view. WAMMToday is also on FACEBOOK! More

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