Basically, they want to make it so you can’t use the internet unless you are willing to incriminate yourself. How very American of them.
We’ve done a lot together to win real victories against government surveillance, now it’s time to address the big elephant in the room: companies…
If you call your Congressional rep today, we can stop NSA mass surveillance in its tracks. Today, Congress will vote on a critical amendment to the Defense Appropriations Bill: under this amendment, the NSA will be prohibited from using its prodigious budget to conduct mass, warrantless surveillance and to sabotage security standards and technology. This doesn’t solve all the surveillance problems, but it’s the cleanest, quickest and most plausible way to hamstring NSA spying. The last time this happened, Congress came within seven votes of passing it. The chances are even better now. CALL.
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What you do online is now data for sale. Facebook has just helped itself to your browser history.
another reason why cory doctorow rocks.
In his first American television interview, Edward Snowden defended his disclosure of the American government’s use of surveillance programs to spy on its ow…
now THAT’S a real american hero.
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Initially it is always the country’s dissidents and marginalized who bear the brunt of surveillance, leaving those who support the government or are merely apathetic to mistakenly believe that they are immune. And history shows us that the mere existence of a mass surveillance apparatus, regardless of how it is used is in itself sufficient to stifle dissent. A citizenry that is aware of always being watched quickly becomes a compliant and fearful one
As if you needed another excuse to delete your Skype account.
We set ourselves the goal of $1 million in 30 days. We’ve reached 1/4 of the goal in a single day.
What’s significant about this is not so much the amount — which is incredible, of course, but not yet an army.
What’s significant is how it was produced. There are many fundraising techniques…
the fraud of facebook likes and advertising.