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Report: EU unhappy with US response to Yahoo email scanning scandal

The European Union is not happy with the explanation provided by the US Government for why its domestic spy agencies co-opted Yahoo to scan all emails of users of its webmail service during a six month period in 2015, … 560 more words

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Liberty is crowdfunding a legal challenge to UK surveillance law

Civil liberties group Liberty has launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund a U.K. High Court challenge to the bulk powers contained within a new domestic surveillance law… 1,103 more words

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Intel report on hacking says Russian interference with US election was 'boldest yet'

Today the U.S. intelligence community released a report claiming that the Russian government was behind hacks of American political organizations during the 2016 election cycle and that the hackers acted with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s direct approval. 968 more words

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"Killswitch" Official Trailer | Akorn Entertainment

I just watched Killswitch, which covers the deeds of Internet hactivists Aaron Swartz and Edward Snowden. Incredibly, the film distills the major issues of our time into 74 minutes. 176 more words

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Walking In A Future Dystopian Militarized Totalitarian Version Of The City Of D

Unfortunately I have forgotten some of this interesting dream from last night after waking up to use the bathroom and I got distracted by continuing to work on fixing some computers that I had been working on until very late last night (early this morning), and so I never did go back to sleep or get enough sleep and I did not voice record my dream until I had forgotten some of it. 1,094 more words

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Henry A. Giroux | War Culture, Militarism and Racist Violence Under Donald Trump

With Donald Trump‘s election as president of the United States, the scourge of authoritarianism has returned not only in the toxic language of hate, humiliation and bigotry, but also in the emergence of a culture of war and violence that looms over society like a plague.    5,256 more words

Military Madness

Ways to Protect Your Privacy on Facebook

Protect Your Privacy on Facebook

The way in which the internet allows data to be produced, collected, combined, shared, stored, and analyzed is constantly changing. 162 more words

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