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snowden and greenwald

The story of two unlikely heroes, Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald – the risks both men took, the sacrifices they made, and the motivations that led to their fateful union to change the world. Long article, but worth reading in … Continue reading

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summer of snowden, recap

An excellent recap of the Snowden revelations and the extent to which the US government is spying on us all, Americans and non-Americans alike. Worth reading in full, details past abuses of power by US government, then describes current state … Continue reading

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govt should help leakers

Brilliant idea of Bruce Schneier. The idea is that the government should act as a resource of journalists to reach out to, rather than being reflexively antagonistic, misleading, and threatening. If information is leaked and journalists are going to report … Continue reading

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US surveillance state fallout, email address books, and IM buddy lists

Skype (owned by Microsoft) being investigated in Luxembourg due to possible violation of privacy laws, due of course to Skype’s passing of both metadata and the content of calls to the NSA. This is good news. Large corporations will push back … Continue reading

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the police state, continued

Journalists spied on like terrorists Telecom company works with government to spy on … journalist. The nation’s leading Internet and telecommunications companies have said they are committed to the sanctity of their customers’ privacy. I have some very personal reasons … Continue reading

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journalists, news organizations, and friends face harassment over snowden affair

This is getting ridiculous. More here. At least the UK’s Liberal Dems are expressing concern, even if it won’t amount to much. Brazil is expressing consternation at the detention of one of its citizens, thankfully. In the end, the citizenry … Continue reading

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snowden told truth, govt spokesmen lied

It seems Snowden wasn’t exaggerating the extent to which we are under surveillance. [The] New York Times investigation revealed that in addition to its complex dragnet of American’s phone and Internet data, analyzing only connections to previously known suspects, the spy … Continue reading

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