When you know you are being watched

A poll in 13 countries by Amnesty International reveals how most people oppose surveillance of citizens but are less concerned about the targeting of foreign nationals. Knowing we are being watched may also be restricting our use of the Internet to obtain health advice. Guardian

Download the film citizenfour

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Code Red

A four-month consultation begins today to explore options for a major new global initiative to support the fight against unlawful and excessive surveillance by national security organisations. The Privacy Surgeon

NSA wants all the internet

The NSA’s mass surveillance is just the beginning. Documents from Edward Snowden show that the intelligence agency is arming America for future digital wars — a struggle for control of the Internet that is already well underway. Der Spiegel

Secure it all

Web Encryption Gets Stronger and More Widespread: 2014 in Review EFF

You can trust GCHQ

“So a secretive court thinks that secret safeguards shown to it in secret are an adequate protection of our privacy.” BBC

The NSA owns your phone.

For the NSA, the task was easy. The agency had already obtained technical information about the cellphone carriers’ internal systems by spying on documents sent among company employees, and these details would provide the perfect blueprint to help the military break into the networks. The//Intercept

Edward Snowden wins Swedish human rights award

Whistleblower Edward Snowden received several standing ovations in the Swedish parliament after being given the Right Livelihood award for his revelations of the scale of state surveillance. Guardian

An interview with Laura Poitras

‘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

If in doubt

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.