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Even if Section 702 expires, White House says warrantless surveillance is fine for a while

The fight over a critical loophole in U.S. surveillance law may not be resolved in Congress before the year ends, but the Trump administration appears to have no qualms about keeping it open, even if the law expires. 218 more words


A conspiracy proven true: Snowdon blows global surveillance wide open

Do you ever get the feeling you’re being watched? It’s not paranoia. You are…

Edward Snowden, formerly a systems administrator for America’s National Security Agency (NSA), has been called hero, patriot, and traitor. 1,023 more words

Conspiracy Theories

Unwarranted/Restore the Fourth Thanksgiving Newsletter: Action 1: Call on IBM to not bid on "extreme vetting" software contract

From their website, Restore The Fourth “is a nonpartisan 501(c)(4) nonprofit corporation, dedicated to restoring the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and ending unconstitutional mass government surveillance. 1,213 more words

Waking Up

Why on earth do we need to update our credit cards with Aadhaar numbers?

I’ve been meaning to write about Aadhaar for a while but never got around to it. But then today morning I got this message from my bank. 982 more words


Mass Surveillance Campaigns


#UnfollowMe is an Amnesty International’s campaign, which calls on governments to ban mass surveillance and unlawful intelligence sharing. It refers to Edward Snowden, who in June 2013 leaked thousands of classified NSA documents revealing the sweeping surveillance programs run by NSA, UK Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and the “Five Eyes” spying and intelligence-sharing agreements between US, UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. 540 more words


Surveillance Artists Research

Moving on with the project I have checked on some contemporary artists, who addressed the issue of mass surveillance and data collection in their work. 450 more words


Project 1: Activism

So, we’ve been given our first project this year and this is on Activism. After some research I’ve done on my first chosen theme – gentrification – I quickly realised it’s not something I feel strong enough about and could genuinely respond to. 164 more words