Friday, September 30, 2022

Tag: privacy

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

US internet bill is a sneak attack on encryption while public...

While fighting for and focusing on reducing child exploitation is something of great importance, the EARN IT Act is an undeniable attack on encryption and will affect how companies operate and potentially your privacy.

New report on FBI spying shows need for congressional investigation

The FBI is very good at finding reasons to spy on people.

‘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.

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New study finds ‘forever chemicals’ in rainwater

Water quality guidelines deem rainwater is now unsafe to drink.

The climate movement was built for a world before climate change—it’s time for a...

We need a mass movement that can deal with climate disasters by training people to both protect and mobilize their communities.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

Highland Park victims sue gun-maker, stores over negligence and deceptive practices

Along with the company—which plaintiffs argue violated a consumer protection law—the families and victims sued an online retailer and local gun store.

We need to elect more leaders from the labor movement into government

Electing more union members to councils and mayoral posts will help to combat right-wing attacks on workers and hold local government accountable to the ordinary people it’s intended to serve.