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Christopher Soghoian: Government surveillance — this is just the beginning

  Christopher Soghoian: Government surveillance — this is just the beginning     Published by TED About: Privacy researcher Christopher Soghoian sees the landscape of government surveillance shifting beneath our feet, as an industry grows to support monitoring programs. Through private companies, he says, governments are buying technology with the capacity to break into computers, […]


Rating Obama’s NSA Reform Plan: EFF Scorecard Explained

  Source: https://www.eff.org By Cindy Cohn and Parker Higgins Rating Obama’s NSA Reform Plan: EFF Scorecard Explained   [...]President Obama announced a series of reforms to address abuses by the National Security Agency. We were heartened to see Obama recognized that the NSA has gone too far in trampling the privacy rights of people worldwide. […]

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2013 in Review: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

  Source: https://www.eff.org By Parker Higgins and Maira Sutton 2013 in Review: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement   As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2013 and discussing where we are in the fight for free expression, innovation, fair use, and privacy. Click here […]


In a Close Vote, Congress Shamefully Defeats Amendment That Sought to Curtail NSA Surveillance 1

Source: http://www.activistpost.com By Mark M. Jaycox EFF In a Close Vote, Congress Shamefully Defeats Amendment That Sought to Curtail NSA Surveillance   The US House of Representatives came within a few votes of passing a novel amendment that attempted to strike out funding for the highly contentious NSA calling records surveillance program. Under this program, the […]

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FBI sued over secretive facial recognition program

Source: http://rt.com FBI sued over secretive facial recognition program     Soon the FBI will be done building a database containing the photographs, fingerprints and other biometric data for millions of Americans, but the agency has been far from forthcoming with the details. A new lawsuit filed this week aims to change that. The Electronic […]


Timeline of NSA Domestic Spying

Source: http://libertycalling.net Posted by  Judy Morris Timeline of NSA Domestic Spying     All of the evidence found in this timeline can also be found in the Summary of Evidence we submitted to the court in Jewel v. NSA. It is intended to recall all the credible accounts and information of the NSA’s domestic spying program found in the media, […]


Which companies help protect your data from the government

Which companies help protect your data from the government (An important infographic)

Source:  http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino The folks at the Electronic Frontier Foundation do such good work. Everyone who cares about freedom in the online world should send them a check (or some bitcoin.) Click here for the article from Reason. ### See where the companies you use stand regarding your internet freedom.


New FAA drone list reveals over 20 more public entities authorized to fly drones over United States

Source: http://endthelie.com By Madison Ruppert Editor of End the Lie The new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) drone authorization list obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit reveals more than 20 additional public entities allowed to fly drones over the United States. This news comes as Charlottesville, Virginia […]

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Slowing down the surveillance state: a guide to warrantless government spying

Source: http://rt.com If the growing use of governmental tip-toeing to wiretap phone lines and emails doesn’t seem serious, think again. So heightened lately are concerns over surveillance that two major organizations have published a primer on federal spy programs. Both ProPublica and the Electronic Frontier Foundation have released thorough guides this week that explore what […]