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The Surveillance Elephant in the Room...

Yesterday’s decision in the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in what has been dubbed the ‘Europe vs Facebook’ case was, as the… 1,360 more words

Phrases That Make Me Scream #1

“If you’ve got nothing to hide, then you have no reason to be concerned…”

A mantra for blind sheep…

Just.  Don’t.  Say.  It.

My vocalised response may be hazardous to your hearing.

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The Kingdom of Glass Walls: A Fable

There once was a king of extraordinary vanity who liked to spend his time riding throughout the great city he ruled on his gilded coach allowing all who saw him to marvel at his attire which was woven of gold thread and bejeweled with diamonds and sapphires. 729 more words


You Can Now Follow Edward Snowden On Twitter

Well, Edward Snowden, the guy will leaked the stuff that the federal government was spying on us, has joined Twitter!  His account @Snowden has already gotten over 800,000 followers, including me!   71 more words

Geeks And Nerds

Video | Snowden to Iowa City Audience: What are we going to do about it?

“We are entering a paradigm where we are becoming more accountable to government at the same time it is becoming less accountable to us,” he said.

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Military Madness

Wikimedia v. NSA update: first hearing

The first hearing in
Wikimedia v. NSA was held on Friday. Image by Joe Gratz, public domain.

On Friday, September 25, 2015, the first hearing in… 280 more words

Free Culture

ECJ Advocate General: EU-US safe harbours invalid

The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice, Yves Bot, has just released an opinion finding that the EU-US data protection ‘safe harbour’ framework is invalid.  146 more words

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