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Swiss public back law expanding surveillance powers

In the wake of the 2014 Snowden revelations about mass surveillance programs some startups with concerns about overreaching government requests for user data settled on Switzerland as a base for their business — owing to what they dubbed favorable privacy laws. 1,058 more words

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A better debate on surveillance?

Back in 2015, Andrew Parker, the head of MI5, called for a ‘mature debate’ on surveillance – in advance of the Investigatory Powers Bill, the surveillance law which has now almost finished making its way through parliament, and will almost certainly become law in a few months time. 756 more words

United States Response to Terror

More irrational thinking

How the US government confronts terrorism: refusing to understand the threats that confront us by describing such attacks in the least offensive way thus downplaying what they really are? 1,242 more words

Commentary

Will the real Edward Snowden please stand up and who are your handlers?

The Free Beacon has a story today regarding the NSA and the so called “gaps” that the agency can not or is not willing to address. 568 more words

Government

Snowden: A Masterfully-Crafted Fairytale

Last night, a handful of people and I watched the premier of Oliver Stone’s latest film, Snowden, a biopic about NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden. 694 more words

Reviews

Yahoo, and Bing More Trustworthy than Google. Sputnik Exclusive Research. Google Manipulates Millions to Favor Clinton.

A really good look at how Google manipulates the auto-complete search fields, to keep people from finding facts. Just think of how many millions of internet surfers are hooked on Google, its services, and its operating systems. 60 more words

Let Edward Snowden Remind You Why Mass Surveillance Still Matters

It’s been over three years since Snowden blew the whistle on the NSA, but in the grind of daily life, it’s easy to forget why the issue of mass surveillance is still an important one. 640 more words

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