Posts Tagged ‘surveillance‘

Let’s Hear From the Dissidents

Ai, Appelbaum, Poitras, and Assange have all found their privacy comfort levels. But to be truly private, in the connected age, means being alone. And even then, it’s impossible to completely stop surveillance. Too much of our information is out of our own control. Living

Fear of Freedom

By Tim Cole Historians of the 21st century may well date the beginning of Digital Enlightenment from the collapse of the Twin Towers in Manhattan which had an earth-shaking effect in more ways than one. It also upset Western civilization’s belief in one of the

We want privacy, but we can’t stop sharing

So it’s not surprising that privacy research in both online and offline environments has shown that just the perception, let alone the reality, of being watched results in feelings of low self-esteem, depression and anxiety. Whether observed by a supervisor at work or Facebook friends,

How the NSA sees the world

laliberty: The Complete Interactive Guide To How The NSA Spies On Everything You Do With all the hoopla about missing airplanes, renewed wars of the cold variety, and rigged markets, it is easy to forget that America is now officially a totalitarian state of the

Paradigm Reversal: Comic

futuristgerd: (via On the Internet, everybody knows you’re a dog (paradigm reversal) – Futurist, Author & Keynote Speaker Gerd Leonhard)

futurescope: Google Glass – The First Fight & Arrest Caught on Glass – July 4 Wildwood, NJ boardwalk Tonight, I was testing out the extended video recording option with Google Glass on the Boardwalk of Wildwood, New Jersey. I walked right into the tail end

Berlin accuses Washington of cold war tactics over snooping

Link: Berlin accuses Washington of cold war tactics over snooping Der Spiegel quoted the Snowden documents as revealing that the US taps half a billion phone calls, emails and text messages in Germany a month. “We can attack the signals of most foreign third-class partners,

futuristgerd: get the whole thing: (via A history of U.S. wiretapping: The Bill of Rights to Snowden | SmartPlanet)