Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Tag: privacy

‘Zuckerberg must resign now’: Outrage after report shows Facebook let corporate...

"No one should trust Facebook until they change their business model."

Goodbye to all that

A private investigator on living in a surveillance culture.

Facebook is no friend to democracy

If democracy is to survive in this brave new world, mass movements of people will need to organize together to restrain these corporate behemoths and protect our digital commons.

Revolution by drone

Will drones launch the modern revolution of the undervalued human being?

In Trump’s America, your privacy is for sale

In Donald Trump's America, the information isn't stolen by hackers in the dark of night. It is taken with the government's blessing.

A huge victory for online privacy advocates

As AT&T and Time Warner plan to merge, new FCC rules on broadband privacy show how today “Big Media” also means “Big Data.”

AT&T, Time Warner and the Death of Privacy

All your internet searches and preferences, all gathered and “vertically integrated,” sold to police and perhaps, in the future, to any number of AT&T’s corporate customers.

Drones in the Skies Over America: A Potential Nightmare in the...

With this new obsession with drones comes more air traffic issues, privacy issues, and possible vulnerability to terrorist attacks. These drones might seem like harmless toys, but they can cause serious damage.

The End of Encryption? NSA and FBI Seek New Backdoors Against...

The U.S. and Britain governments are pushing for “exceptional access” to encrypted communications to track criminals and terrorists. Many cryptographers, computer scientists, and security specialists are against this allowance.

Big Brother/NSA Spies Stopped In Their Tracks; But for How Long?

A decision was recently made saying the NSA surveillance program goes beyond what is appropriate under the Patriot Act. With the Patriot Act up for renewal in a couple weeks, this ruling will hopefully get U.S. citizens to rise up and demand this government respect their privacy.

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CEO pay is up nearly 1000% over the last four decades

"The economy would suffer no harm if CEOs were paid less (or taxed more)."

Did North Dakota regulators hide an oil and gas industry spill larger than Exxon...

“I am disgusted with how state officials and city council members view these threats and deem it acceptable to potentially harm human health.”

Exploiting Russiagate coma, Democrats raped climate movement

Never expect a climate warrior to fare well in a Russiagate party obviously at war with talking about climate.

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...