privacy


The Age of No Privacy: The Surveillance State Shifts Into High Gear

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute July 1, 2017   The Age of No Privacy: The Surveillance State Shifts Into High Gear     “We are rapidly entering the age of no privacy, where everyone is open to surveillance at all times; where there are no secrets from government.” ― William O. Douglas, Supreme Court […]

This Is How Tyranny Rises and Freedom Falls: The Experiment in Freedom Is Failing

HOW TO OPT OUT OF TWITTER’S NEW PRIVACY SETTINGS

By GENNIE GEBHART Electronic Frontier Foundation May 23, 2017   HOW TO OPT OUT OF TWITTER’S NEW PRIVACY SETTINGS     Since Wednesday night, Twitter users have been greeted by a pop-up notice about Twitter’s new privacy policy, which will come into effect June 18:     Contrary to the inviting “Sounds good” button to accept […]

HOW TO OPT OUT OF TWITTER'S NEW PRIVACY SETTINGS

Delta Airlines Introducing Facial Recognition For Travelers

Delta Airlines Introducing Facial Recognition For Travelers

By Nicholas West Activist Post May 19, 2017   Delta Airlines Introducing Facial Recognition For Travelers     The desire for security, efficiency and convenience is a narrative that continues to incrementally condition the population to accept the erosion of privacy and civil liberties on a number of fronts. The modern-day airport can certainly test the patience […]


The Exponential Growth of Insecurity

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org May 15, 2017   The Exponential Growth of Insecurity   There is no such thing as cyber security. The only choice is more security or less security, as the recent hack of the National Security Agency demonstrates. Hackers stole from NSA a cyber weapon, which has been […]

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

Lawsuit Attempts To Hold Foreign Governments Accountable For Spying On Americans

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 […]


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

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 […]


Money laundering watchdog scrutinizes Facebook, social media

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 […]


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 […]

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

The StingRay Is Exactly Why the 4th Amendment Was Written

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 […]


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 […]

Digital Rights Issues on the Horizon at the Supreme Court