Tag Archives: internet surveillance

Emergency alert: The future of the Internet will be decided in the next few weeks.

  Internet cell phone protest in Hungary. Source: András Hajdú of abcug.hu We’ve made a lot of progress in ensuring net neutrality, but now the FCC is going in the wrong direction. We still have time set them back on track, but we need you to act now. Take two immediate steps: PopularResistance.org  November 2, 2014 Take […]

Greenwald and Gallagher: Snowden Documents Reveal Covert Surveillance and Pressure Tactics Aimed at WikiLeaks and Its Supporters

“The documents call into question the Obama administration’s repeated insistence that U.S. citizens are not being caught up in the sweeping surveillance dragnet being cast by the NSA. “ By Glenn Greenwald and Ryan Gallagher  The Intercept  18 Feb 2014    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) Top-secret documents from the National Security Agency and its British […]

UN and World Leaders: ‘Surveillance hampers freedoms’

World leaders express concern about reports of mass surveillance by the US     BY AYEE MACARAIG  ASIA PACIFIC 10/23/2013 7:26 AM  | UPDATED 10/23/2013 8:43 AM  Rappler.com ‘ALARMING CHALLENGES.’ World leaders express concern about reports of mass surveillance by the US at the opening of the Internet Governance Forum in Bali, Indonesia. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler […]

Glenn Greenwald> Surveillance State democracy

Surveillance State democracy As the FBI seeks full access to all forms of Internet communication, it is not voters who need to be convinced. BY GLENN GREENWALD    SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012 06:37 AM CDT     salon.com President Barack Obama at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Va., on, Friday.(Credit: AP) CNET‘s excellent technology reporter, Declan McCullagh, reports on ongoing […]

Hightower Lowdown> Our taxes pay spies to work for rich shareholders> and pay for the corporatization of war itself

A corporate “foreign legion” has taken over America’s intelligence and military functions Our taxes pay spies to work for rich shareholders– and pay for the corporatization of war itself Hightower Lowdown    April Lowdown edited by Jim Hightower and Phillip Frazer On the last day of last year, Austin’s daily newspaper led with a story that […]

Julian Assange> Internet Has Become ‘Surveillance Machine’

Julian Assange: Internet Has Become ‘Surveillance Machine’ Agence France-Presse via Reader Supported News 28 November 11 The Internet itself had become ‘the most significant surveillance machine that we have ever seen,’ Assange said in reference to the amount of information people give about themselves online. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange blasted the mainstream media, Washington, banks and the […]