By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams October 22, 2015 Tech Giants Drop CISA Support as Controversial Spy Bill Heads for Vote Following grassroots campaigns, Google, Apple, and other companies come out against government surveillance legislation Apple and Microsoft are “Team Internet.” Verizon and AT&T are “Team NSA.” (Photo: nikauforestT/iStockphoto) Following a number of […]
By Philippe Gastonne The Daily Bell September 23, 2015 Breaking News: Governments Lie! Despite repeatedly denouncing the CIA’s drone campaign, top officials in Pakistan’s government have for years secretly endorsed the program and routinely received classified briefings on strikes and casualty counts, according to top-secret CIA documents and Pakistani diplomatic memos obtained by […]
By Philippe Gastonne The Daily Bell September 21, 2015 Apple to DOJ: Sorry, No Can Do In an investigation involving guns and drugs, the Justice Department obtained a court order this summer demanding that Apple turn over, in real time, text messages between suspects using iPhones. Apple’s response: Its iMessage system was […]
By CBC News CBC News September 15, 2015 Windows 10 downloaded to computers automatically How to prevent the download: find the installation file and remove it Microsoft is downloading large Windows 10 installation files to Windows 7 and 8.1 computers even if users didn’t indicate they’re interested in upgrade, gobbling up internet […]
By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics August 14, 2015 Windows 10 – Be VERY Careful! Once again, Microsoft screwed the world with its Windows 10 feature called Wi-Fi Sense. This nasty feature has serious legal implications for it will automatically connect your personal Wi-Fi network to anyone in your e-mail list using HotMail, Skype, […]
By Kate Cox Consumerist May 2, 2015 Played With That Viral Age-Guesser This Week? You Just Gave Microsoft A Bunch Of Free Photos To Use If you use Facebook, Twitter, or basically any part of the internet at all, sometime in the last 24 hours you’ve seen Microsoft’s newest tool, the age-guesser. Everyone’s sharing […]
By Clark Mindock OpenSecrets.org March 8, 2015 West Coast, East Coast: Silicon Valley Blurs the Distinction With Washington Presence Silicon Valley has staked its claim in Washington. From Capitol Hill to the White House, tech money is everywhere — and 2016 looks like it will be the industry’s biggest year yet. Tech may […]
Source: http://www.occupycorporatism.com By Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism Seeing the Future: Google Lifts Microsoft’s Smart Lens Prototype Google has announced they are developing a “smart contact lens” that will measure the user’s glucose levels in tear with a “tiny” wireless chip that has a glucose sensor embedded in it. Between the lens […]
Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger Richard Stallman: “Facebook is a Monstrous Surveillance Engine” If you want to have the possibility of some privacy someday, you’d better join the fight now, because now a bunch of other people are joining the fight. Now is the moment when you can make a difference. If you wait until […]
Source: http://wchildblog.com MSNBC ‘Dear Snowden’ Distraction Published by breakingtheset About: Abby Martin calls out MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry for choosing to focus on Edward Snowden’s international escapades rather than focusing on the more relevant issue of NSA spying.
Hillary’s Lucrative Lecture Circuit Published by NextNewsNetwork CHICAGO — Since stepping down as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton has pulled down huge honoraria to give speeches before industry groups. Last month, she returned to her native Chicago to address 15,000 human resource professionals on the subject of immigration reform and Obamacare […]
Source: https://startpage.com WHICH INTERNET COMPANY HASN’T GIVEN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT ITS RECORDS? NEW YORK: Outraged Internet users searching for an alternative to the privacy-busting companies they’d trusted are turning to a company that provides what it calls, “the world’s most private search engines.” StartPage and its sister search engine Ixquick were launched in […]
Source: http://www.storyleak.com By Anthony Gucciardi Second NSA PRISM Spy Leak Shows Govt, Tech Companies Are Lying to You A second leaked slide from the NSA’s top secret PRISM operation details how the NSA actually goes straight to the servers of top tech companies like Skype and Google in order to compile your personal […]
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.
Source: http://news.cnet.com By Sumi Das The FBI is finding new ways to eavesdrop by intercepting Internet, wireless, and VoIP communications. CNET’s Sumi Das breaks down what you need to know. To say that the FBI had its work cut out for it after 9/11 is an understatement. As part of its anti-terrorism efforts, the agency […]