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Careful With Those Anti-Corruption Tweets: Twitter Launches Orwellian "Council" to Curb Dissent

Source: Activist Post, by Claire Bernish

Twitter announced it will be joining in the pro-censorship campaigns currently sweeping social media under the familiar guise defenders of liberty and free speech love to hate: terrorism. 254 more words


REVIEW: Shadows (Short Film)

In the 21st century we have a wealth of technology at our fingertips…but what if the government used it for surveillance and control? Enter the word of… 382 more words

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UK's Orwellian 'Investigatory Powers Bill' seeks to track every Brit's online activity

”A planned British law to give spies and the police wide-ranging new surveillance powers is rushed, does not do enough to protect people’s privacy and requires major change, a powerful committee of lawmakers said on Tuesday,” Michael Holden reports for Reuters. 328 more words


The X-Files ... Feels different this time

My, that’s a lot to take in!
The relaunched X-Files crammed in an old series-worth of info in the space of 45 minutes.
The first episode (of six) was penned by X-Files creator Chris Carter. 259 more words

Fiction - White Room 37

The man who is to sit in front of this traditional altar for his ‘renewal’ is carried almost, as he was walking in a waddling fashion, with his feet pointing outwards like a penguin’s. 1,900 more words


The Top 10 Dystopian Writing Songs

Arguably, some of the greatest hits of all time have been threaded with dystopian themes. It’s probably why they strike a proverbial chord with their audiences. 762 more words