Greenwald sums up the common themes of these three books: Snowden’s acts were justified because he chose to seek “reform of the surveillance state,” (248) and journalists have the absolute right to be the final arbiters of what to publish. Greenwald’s often bitter ad hominem…
“Across the board, there is a universal lack of confidence among adults in the security of everyday communications channels—particularly when it comes to the use of online tools,” threatpost
The Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of mobile phones through devices deployed on airplanes that mimic cellphone towers, a high-tech hunt for criminal suspects that is snagging a large number of innocent Americans, according to people familiar with the operations. WSJ
‘What the War on Terror Actually Looks Like’: Laura Poitras on Citizenfour An interview with the filmmaker as her documentary on mass surveillance hits theaters The Atlantic
Pretend that kids are at risk. Green Notice: Interpol’s paedophile tracking system ‘compromised by privacy concerns’ following Edward Snowden spying revelations i100 Pathetic excuse.
It is time to bring humanity back to the networks that hear everything, track our lives, and mine information bought and sold The Guardian
The outgoing Senator and champion of civil liberties has one last chance to read the truth about American atrocities out loud, for the world to see – before it’s too late Comment is free
“The bosses in Silicon Valley need to remember there is a natural order and we must work together as a family. If this does not happen, cooperation will be replaced by retaliation. That is in no-one’s interest – especially ours.” Privacy Surgeon