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 […]
Source: http://www.propublica.org By Lois Beckett Microsoft and Yahoo are selling political campaigns the ability to target voters online with tailored ads using names, Zip codes and other registration information that users provide when they sign up for free email and other services. The Web giants provide users no notification that their information is being used […]