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Google’s efforts are just one part of a much wider government-corporate drive to assert control over the flow of information over the Internet…
“WikiLeaks has provided a unique and quite outstanding service to the people of the world,” Noam Chomsky said.
ix years later and take a look at Syria. These are the breathtakingly disastrous results you achieve when the U.S. government and Google formulate U.S. foreign policy together behind closed doors.
The NSA began in absolute secrecy and has remained that way most of it’s life. How does an institution like exist within the framework of an open society and is it a threat to the very values it claims to be protecting?
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.”
The NSA whistleblower’s lawyer says the secret software can be remotely activated to watch the user. By Andrew Griffin / The Independent Alternet.org January 21, 2015 The iPhone has secret spyware that lets governments watch users without their knowledge, according to Edward Snowden. The NSA whistleblower doesn’t use a phone because of the secret software, […]
In June 2011, Julian Assange received an unusual visitor: the chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, arrived from America at Ellingham Hall, the country house in Norfolk, England where Assange was living under house arrest. A court in Sweden may drop rape charges against Julian Assange. (photo: AFP) By Julian Assange, Newsweek ReaderSupportedNews.org October 24, 2014 For […]
In 2007, Yahoo fought back against the government’s demand for information on certain overseas customers, saying that the request was over-broad and violated the constitution. BY CORA CURRIER The Intercept September 11, 2014 Update: The office of the Director of National Intelligence has released many of the declassified documents from the Yahoo litigation. More than […]
ALECexposed, a project of CMD: Microsoft has left ALEC, but big technology companies Google, eBay, Facebook, and Yahoo reportedly still fund and remain engaged with ALEC. A number of energy companies have also left ALEC at the request of Greenpeace. Posted by REBEKAH WILCE PRWatch.org August 21, 2014 Microsoft, the $86.8 billion-a-year technology company, is no […]
‘Why has Google killed this example of my journalism?’ RT July 4, 2014 Photo: Reuters / Mark Blinch The fallout of the EU’s ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling has impacted a number of European news publications who suddenly found some of their “inadequate” and “irrelevant” pieces disappear from the web search engine results pages. […]
Editor’s Note: Google’s home page logo today honors Harriet Tubman, the African-American woman who is best known for her work with the Underground Railroad in the mid-1800s before the Civil War, bringing slaves from the south to freedom in the northern United States and Canada. She also worked with Susan B. Anthony in the suffragette […]
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So we know what you may not yet: they are not your friends and their vision is not your vision, but your data is their data, and your communications are in their hands, and they seem to be rising to become an arm of or a part-owner of the government or a law unto themselves, […]
Internet freedom Free to choose Governments and internet firms are wrestling with the rules for free speech online Oct 6th 2012 | from the print edition The Economist THE arrest of a senior executive rarely brings helpful headlines. But when Brazilian authorities briefly detained Google’s country boss on September 26th—for refusing to remove videos from […]