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Henry A. Giroux | Hollywood Heroism in the Age of Empire: From "Citizenfour" and "Selma" to "American Sniper"

Of the three films, Selma and Citizenfour, however flawed, invoke the courage of men and some women who oppose the violence of the state in the interest of two distinct but intersecting forms of lawlessness, one marked by a brutalizing racism and the other marked by a suffocating practice of surveillance…

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Military Madness

Thor Benson: Why Wikimedia Just Might Win Its Lawsuit Over NSA Surveillance

 The National Security Agency and the Department of Justice are being sued by Wikimedia, the nonprofit organization that runs Wikipedia—the online encyclopedia whose articles can be written or edited by anyone. 951 more words


State Department: Only 4 Hillary Clinton Emails Found About Drone Strikes, Surveillance

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The U.S. State Department said Tuesday that it can find only four emails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain U.S. 872 more words


IOS Apps e Xcode hackeado

Há algum tempo atrás eu havia lido uma matéria que falava que a NSA utilizava o Andry Birds para espiar as pessoas. Essa informação surgiu quando Edward Snowden começou a compartilhar tudo que sabia com o mundo. 329 more words


Semana 1: 2015 Fev 21

Como esse é o meu primeiro post, resolvi comentar as principais notícias compartilhadas no meu Flipboard até 21/02/2015.

Revendo as notícias consegu perceber uma preocupação muito grande com relação à privacidade, vírus (incluíndo IOS e Mac) e também o uso de serviços de cloud computing. 287 more words


After Snowden, The NSA Faces Recruitment Challenge

After Snowden, The NSA Faces Recruitment Challenge

MARCH 31, 2015 4:58 AM ET


via NPR


Daniel Swann is exactly the type of person the National Security Agency would love to have working for it. 979 more words

Current Events

A cause for hope and concern in Australia - Data Retention wins the battle, but will Freedom of Speech win the war?

N.B – If you are already well versed in the data retention/privacy debate, refer to the “Cause for Hope” section.

Cause for Concern

If ideas are released by any Australian citizen which either opposes or brings to question the ‘Official Statement’ released by the Australian Government, the blogger, social media commentator, or journalist (say myself) may find ourselves in prison for up to 10 years – simply for recognizing the democratic right of every citizen in this country to be kept informed about whether we are receiving a part-truth, or the whole truth, and to what extent anyone will be impacted. 2,392 more words