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Tracking Your Every Move

Governments, Corporations Have a Digital Eye on You — is it Time to Accept it?

The NSA is probably reading this, a fact that is old news.  403 more words

American Government

Our spying coukd benefit Pacific neighbours

There’s been a mixed reaction to the ‘revelation’ that New Zealand spies on Pacific countries, both locally and from the Pacific. I’d like to add some points I haven’t seen brought up (but probably have somewhere). 123 more words


Washington House Passes Bill To Outlaw Spying Via Drone

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state House of Representatives passed a series of bills Wednesday to strengthen privacy rights against emerging incursions from surveillance technology and drone aircraft. 503 more words


Petraeus and Snowden: Both Leakers of Classified Material, Same Punishment?

W.J. Astore

Two news items this morning caught my eye.  The first involves Edward Snowden, the security contractor who revealed massive (and ongoing) spying by the… 452 more words

US Politics

Citizenfour (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy

“We are building the biggest weapon for oppression in the history of mankind.” I wish I could tell you this quotation is from the newest dystopian science fiction blockbuster about to hit the big screen, but, unfortunately, this alarming excerpt is the all too truthful and ominous warning given to us by the documentary Citizenfour. 683 more words

2014 Film Reviews

AVG Has Invented 'Invisibility Glasses' That Block Facial Recognition Software

Facial recognition software is becoming a point of increasing concern among security experts and privacy advocates. The tech industry is throwing an enormous amount of money at improving what’s already a powerful set of software tools, and there’s a question of knowledge and consent; do you really want just any jackass on the street to know who you are at a glance? 181 more words