Why The Intercept’s Newsroom Needs You

Why The Intercept’s Newsroom Needs You By Betsy Reed Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill have explained why they founded The Intercept and why we need your support to sustain and expand our journalism. Now I want to tell you a little bit about how our…

Google now also tracks and collects your OFFLINE credit card purchases

Google now also tracks and collects your OFFLINE credit card purchases By Rick Falkvinge A little-noticed article in the Consumerist dropped a bombshell: Google is now deliberately tracking your offline activity, your credit card purchases, in order to feed information back to advertisers about what…

Rejection Letter

Rejection Letter By Charlie Stross Dear Mr Stross I’d like to apologize in advance, but after consulting with my colleagues in other departments at Reality Publishing Corporation, I’m afraid we can’t publish your book, “Zero Day: The story of MS17-010”, as things stand. However, I’d…

GETTING JULIAN ASSANGE: THE UNTOLD STORY

GETTING JULIAN ASSANGE: THE UNTOLD STORY By Following the news that Sweden has dropped its case against Julian Assange, John Pilger draws together his investigations into the pursuit and persecution of the founder of WikiLeaks. May 20, 2017 at 12:00AM via JohnPilger.com – the films…

US gov’t proposes heightened social media vetting of visa applicants

US gov’t proposes heightened social media vetting of visa applicants By David Kravets (credit: Jorge Díaz) The State Department is opening the public comment period for a proposal that seeks to inspect social media accounts and other data of visa applicants the government believes may pose…