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Part X: Judging the Unconventional Patriotic Citizen

(A version of this essay was originally published as  “How Should We Judge Unconventional Patriotic Citizens Like Snowden and Kaepernick?”  by the History News Network… 2,023 more words

iOS App Uses AI to Find, Protect Your Nudes

Artificial Intelligence is powering many of our favorite online tools, including the security solutions we surround ourselves with. Mixing up AI and privacy may be just the right thing to do in a world where our governments seem to be want to monitor everything we do online. 322 more words


'Hall of Mirrors': Edward Jay Epstein on the Trail of Edward Snowden

From the Kennedy Assassination to Edward Snowden, Edward Jay Epstein has built a career out of challenging the conventional wisdom. The author of several seminal works of investigative journalism is the subject of an arresting new documentary, “Hall of Mirrors,” which premiered at the New York Film Festival this month. 785 more words


Reality Winner Denied Bail

06 October 2017 |Russ Bynum| Military.com

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A woman charged with leaking U.S. secrets must remain jailed until her trial, a federal judge ruled Thursday, saying her release would pose an “ongoing risk to national security.” 356 more words



Just recently, one of my university websites got hacked to display this ominous message:

It seemed pretty pointless to me at the time, seeing as it’s a very small website used by very few people. 129 more words


Pursuance Project

Just listened to a podcast/radio show with Ken Webster Jr. interviewing Barrett Brown. For those who don’t know, Barrett and a number of other individuals have started an online collaborative system known as the Pursuance Project. 788 more words

A Slap in the Face Deserved

When the Nobel Committee in Oslo will confer this year’s Peace award to the architects of of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“Iran nuclear deal”) of July 2015 (who else would deserve it?), it at the same time does award current president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, with an alternative price, one of disrespect. 149 more words