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New Zealand’s Prime Minister Isn’t Telling the Truth About Mass Surveillance — Edward Snowden

Source: The Intercept, by Edward Snowden

Like many nations around the world, New Zealand over the last year has engaged in a serious and intense debate about government surveillance. 286 more words

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What's The Score?

The moment, so long in anticipation, has passed.

The Town Hall was packed, Dotcoms long laid firmament was filled with stars and the entirely unsubtle advert for his new Mega product went as unnoticed as the email that apparently won’t be released until the Parliamentary inquiry, which also doesn’t have a start date. 637 more words

Political

Hear all, See all ?

I was listening to a USA/Int’l news show (radio).. one topic was a ‘revelation’ from Edward Snowden, titled : ‘Icy Reach’ (surveillance program) apparently can ‘hear all & see all'; meta-data, voice communication & other internet traffic info. 86 more words

The Most Wanted Man in the World

For at least one day last week, the internet went bananas for Wired’s profile of Edward Snowden (or at least my Twitter feed did).

It’s a great profile, with beautiful photography. 194 more words

Reading

Big Brother is Watching: The Fundamental Rights and Fourth Amendment Implications of Chicago's City-Wide Surveillance Network

True story: law school does, in fact, get easier in your second year. The caveat, however, is that you become ridiculously busy. Hence the lack of updates over the past few months. 175 more words

Law

The NSA - my ally

Mass surveillance and data retention are widely and emotionally debated topics in Europe. Now, a Dutch court ruled, that the exchange of data is legal even though its source is mass surveillance, because the intercepting state is an ally, here in particular the US with its NSA. 185 more words

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