Tag Archives: Microsoft

Chris Hedges: Boycott, Divest and Sanction Corporations That Feed on Prisons

Hedges: “We have to shut down the system,” said Gale Muhammad, another speaker and the founder and CEO of Women Who Never Give Up. “All the companies that use prison labor have to be boycotted. And we can’t stop there. We have to boycott the vending machines in the prisons and the phone companies. We have to stop spending our money. Until we hit them in the pocket they won’t listen.”

Microsoft and More Leave ALEC, 80 Corporations Out

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 […]

Trevor Timm: The Senate is giving more power to the NSA, in secret. Everyone should fight it

 Politicians are still trying to hand over your data behind closed doors, under the guise of ‘cybersecurity’ reform. Have we learned nothing? Trevor Timm    theguardian.com, Saturday 12 July 2014 Senator Dianne Feinstein says a new cyber security bill helps share information ‘through a purely voluntary process and with significant measures to protect private information.’ Did you […]

Google, Yahoo, Microsoft reveal how many accounts are snooped by gov’t

A little more detail on government’s 0-999 info grabs from big tech companies. by Joe Mullin  arstechnica.com  Feb 3 2014 Tada! Several major tech companies finally pulled some NSA statistics from their collective hats.  Flickr user: Jenn and Tony Bot NSA LEAKS New Snowden docs show Canadian spies tracked thousands of travelers How to stop the […]

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 […]