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8 Discrete Things You Wouldn’t Think Are Spying On You, But Are (Video)

(N.Morgan) In this realm of technology and technological advances, we may have left ourselves open to being spied upon by the most unlikely sources. 585 more words

Coming Out Party

They sat around the table topped with a heavily marked up map of the Commonwealth. Tiny little flags dotted the map, along with little scraps of paper and green toy soldiers. 511 more words

Fiction

Encryption as Insurgency

Note: The concepts for this piece are based upon Bernard E. Harcourt’s new thesis on surveillance, “Exposed: Desire and Disobedience in the Digital Age”.

It is almost paradoxical to see the current spat between the FBI and Apple rage on about the latter’s use of strong encryption to protect their customers’ privacy.  6,921 more words

CodeProject

The Surveillance State: NSA Wants to Share Citizen Data Mines with other Fed's

Civil liberties and government transparency groups are rallying to oppose a new plan that would allow the National Security Agency (NSA) to share more of the information that it collects about people’s communications and activity on the Internet with other federal agencies. 374 more words

Technology

Modern Crime: The Next Great Hacker Threat Could be Drones

Ryan Satterfield was testing out his new Parrot drone in his backyard in Camarillo, California, when suddenly he wondered: Could it get hacked? Since Satterfield, founder of information security company Planet Zuda, uncovers hacking vulnerabilities for a living, it didn’t take long for him to discover a way to take over the aircraft remotely. 322 more words

Current Events

Clamp Down on Cash Is the Ultimate Surveillance State: “Citizens Shouldn’t Be Under General Suspicion”

By Mac Slavo – SHTFplan.com

The war on cash is more than just a currency war to  clamp everyone down on the electric grid. It is also a war on your privacy, and the nail in the coffin for the free market of low level transactions. 570 more words

News/ Current Events

Edward Snowden - Ossietzky of our time

Norwegian PEN awards the Ossietzky Prize 2016 to the whistleblower Edward Snowden.

This year it is 80 years since the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Carl von Ossietzky, an event that we commemorate by holding the award ceremony in the University Aula of Oslo, where Ossietzky in 1936 should have come to receive his prize.  733 more words

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