privacy


Lawsuit Attempts To Hold Foreign Governments Accountable For Spying On Americans

By Derrick Broze Activist Post April 18, 2017   Lawsuit Attempts To Hold Foreign Governments Accountable For Spying On Americans     The Electronic Frontier Foundation is attempting to reverse a court decision that they say could potentially lead to immunity for foreign governments who spy, attack, and even murder Americans.  On Thursday April 13, the Electronic […]

Lawsuit Attempts To Hold Foreign Governments Accountable For Spying On Americans

Internet users raise funds to buy lawmakers’ browsing histories in protest

By Against Crony Capitalism March 31, 2017   Internet users raise funds to buy lawmakers’ browsing histories in protest     Now, this is a smart protest. (From The Hill)   “Great news! The House just voted to pass SJR34. We will finally be able to buy the browser history of all the Congresspeople who […]

Internet users raise funds to buy lawmakers’ browsing histories in protest

Money laundering watchdog scrutinizes Facebook, social media

By Elizabeth Thompson CBC News March 12, 2017   Money laundering watchdog scrutinizes Facebook, social media MP calls for parliamentary committee to investigate threat to privacy     Canadians who make large cash transactions, international wire transfers or win big at the casino could end up with a federal agency scrutinizing their Facebook pages and other […]

Money laundering watchdog scrutinizes Facebook, social media

Thousands Of Mics And Cameras To Be Installed In San Diego For ‘Data Harvesting’

Thousands Of Mics And Cameras To Be Installed In San Diego For ‘Data Harvesting’

By Brianna Acuesta True Activist March 2, 2017   Thousands Of Mics And Cameras To Be Installed In San Diego For ‘Data Harvesting’     General Electric, in conjunction with AT&T and Intel Corp, is set to install cameras, microphones, and sensors on 3,200 streetlights in San Diego this year, beginning in July. The installations are […]


The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written

By Olivia Donaldson Foundation for Economic Education February 15, 2017   The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written     Imagine you are in the middle of your typical day-to-day activities. Maybe you are driving, spending time with family, or working. If you are like most people, your phone is at your […]

The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written

Digital Rights Issues on the Horizon at the Supreme Court

Digital Rights Issues on the Horizon at the Supreme Court

By Kate Tummarello Electronic Frontier Foundation February 6, 2017   Digital Rights Issues on the Horizon at the Supreme Court     The Supreme Court already has a list of digital civil liberties issues to consider in the near future, and that list is likely to grow. If confirmed, President Donald Trump’s nominee to fill […]


Should Microsoft Be Allowed To Tells Its Users When Government Searches Their Data?

By Chris Morran Consumerist January 24, 2017   Should Microsoft Be Allowed To Tells Its Users When Government Searches Their Data?     If the police serve a search warrant on your home, you know, but if law enforcement searches your cloud-stored files, you’ll probably have no idea — and companies like Microsoft are currently […]

Should Microsoft Be Allowed To Tells Its Users When Government Searches Their Data?

US Government Can Legally Access Your Facebook Data — and Now We Know How

US Government Can Legally Access Your Facebook Data — and Now We Know How

By Alice Salles The Anti-Media December 28, 2016   US Government Can Legally Access Your Facebook Data — and Now We Know How     The end of the year is approaching, and data concerning government abuses of power has begun pouring in. According to Facebook’s Global Government Requests Report, government’s requests for Facebook account data […]


HTTPS Deployment Growing by Leaps and Bounds

By Seth Schoen Electronic Frontier Foundation December 24, 2016   HTTPS Deployment Growing by Leaps and Bounds   This was a great year for adoption of HTTPS encryption for secure connections to websites. HTTPS is an essential technology for security and privacy on the Web, and we’ve long been asking sites to turn it on […]

HTTPS Deployment Growing by Leaps and Bounds

U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution

U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution

By Derrick Broze Activist Post December 21, 2016   U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution     The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has released a damning new report on law enforcement’s growing use of ‘stingray’ cell phone surveillance tools.  On Monday, the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a new report that […]