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West Coast, East Coast: Silicon Valley Blurs the Distinction With Washington Presence

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 […]

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Seeing the Future: Google Lifts Microsoft’s Smart Lens Prototype 1

  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 […]


Richard Stallman: “Facebook is a Monstrous Surveillance Engine”

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 […]

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Hillary’s Lucrative Lecture Circuit

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 […]

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WHICH INTERNET COMPANY HASN’T GIVEN THE U.S. GOVERNMENT ITS RECORDS?

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 […]


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.


How Microsoft and Yahoo Are Selling Politicians Access to You

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 […]