Tag Archives: technology

Facebook’s ‘Secret’ File on You Is Bigger Than You Think — Here’s How to View It

Whigham urges people to download their file so they can see the extent to which their privacy is being violated by what he calls “surveillance capitalism.”

WikiLeaks Publishes Thousands of Documents on Alleged CIA Hacking Techniques

Snowden: any hacker can use CIA hole to break into any phone in the world.

Edward Snowden | What is the future of technology and democracy? (Video)

Edward Snowden discusses our choices for the future.

Rabbi Lerner: Save the Pope’s Radical Prophetic Message from Media Trivialization

Lerner: Few Americans realize that the Pope’s recent encyclical on the environment is one of the most articulate and accessible presentations of why there is scant chance to avoid environmental disaster unless we radically transform our global economic and political order.

Libel Lawsuit Against Danish Media Sets Stage for 9/11 Evidence in Court

As a scientist who had taught for 40 years at the University of Copenhagen, Dr. Harrit was appalled at being labeled a “crackpot” and likened to creationists and Holocaust deniers. So he filed a libel suit… By Admin   Info-wars.org   February 28, 2015  By Josef Hanji and Ted Walter

 A watershed moment took place in Denmark […]

How To Use Your Smartphone in a Protest

Practical tips, rights, and apps By Erin Kennedy  www.thedialoguechronicle.com  from PopularResistance.org  August 27, 2014 Consider this scenario: Hundreds of people gathering at town square in the morning have become thousands by the afternoon. The chanting from the protesters is only drowned out by the growl of police tanks rolling up a residential street. No Justice! […]

Sarah van Gelder: Peace Pushes Back – How the People Won Out (For Now)

“People want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.”—President Dwight D. Eisenhower  In Iraq, Afghanistan, and many other cases, the people protested and got war anyway. Why—at least, so far—has the story played out differently with Syria? by Sarah van Gelder  Originally […]

Aaron Swartz’s Last Gift: Site Launches Whistleblower Safe House & How It Works

In era of “most aggressive government assaults on press freedom,” new open source dropbox provides “secure route” for leaks Lauren McCauley, staff writer  May 19, 2013  CommonDreams.org Kevin Poulsen and Aaron Swartz working out the kinks of their open sourced safe house. (Photo via The New Yorker) One month before his January 11th suicide, web pioneer […]

Norman Solomon> Digital Grab: Corporate Power Has Seized the Internet

Digital Grab: Corporate Power Has Seized the Internet “We have a profound, far-reaching fight on our hands, at a crossroads leading toward democracy or corporate monopoly.” By Norman Solomon  March 27, 2013  NormanSolomon.com If your daily routine took you from one homegrown organic garden to another, bypassing vast fields choked with pesticides, you might feel […]

William Astore> Huffington Post> Are Drones Keeping Us in a Losing Cause Longer?

Are Drones Keeping Us in a Losing Cause Longer? William Astore  Posted: 09/26/2012 11:22 am Huffington Post There’s little question that unmanned aerial vehicles or drones are helping to save the lives of U.S. and NATO troops in places like Afghanistan while aiding in the killing of terrorist suspects in regions largely inaccessible to ground troops. But the […]

What is the Declaration of Internet Freedom? Why do we need internet freedom?

What is the Declaration of Internet Freedom? July 18, 2012  SavetheInternet.com Our responses to these frequently asked questions will give you some background about the movement to protect Internet freedom. You also might find it useful to print out this guide and share it with people who attend your event. Why do we need Internet […]

David Sirota> Property Rights in the Cloud

As the Los Angeles Times reported, Google’s announcement of its “Google Drive” came with the promise that users will “retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content.” Property Rights in the Cloud by David Sirota      5 May 2012      Nation of Change When you hear the phrase “property […]