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How Militarized Cops Use the Intrusive Technology Stingray, and Much More, to Intrude on Our Rights
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: police, surveillance, militarization, human rights, privacy )

Freya
- 67 days ago - alternet.org
With all this techno-triumphalism permeating our digitally saturated world, it's hardly surprising that law enforcement would look to technology - "smart policing," anyone? - to help reestablish public trust after numerous civilian deaths.
Senate Approves Cybersecurity Bill: What You Need To Know
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, privacy, dishonesty, congress, corruption, usa, government )

Cal
- 275 days ago - npr.org
The latest clash in the cybersecurity-vs.-privacy debate played itself out in Congress on Tuesday when the Senate approved the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act.
The NSA Wants Tech Companies to Give It 'Front Door' Access to Encrypted Data
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: spying, privacy, cybersecurity, NSA )

Freya
- 473 days ago - theverge.com
The National Security Agency is embroiled in a battle with tech companies over access to encrypted data that would allow it to spy (more easily) on millions of Americans and international citizens.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Congress Must End Unconstitutional Government Spying.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PRIVACY, PATRIOT ACT, LAWS, repeal thepatriot Act, politics, government, dishonesty, usa )

Cal
- 491 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Representatives Mark Pocan and Thomas Massie just introduced the Surveillance State Repeal Act, which would to repeal the PATRIOT Act and restore our constitutionally protected civil liberties.
Tell Congress to Put An Expiration Date on Unconstitutional Bulk Surveillance ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, mass surveillance, government, privacy, Patriot Act, freedoms )

Nancy
- 529 days ago - demandanexpirationdate.com
It's gone too far, but on June 1, 2015, key provisions of the USA Patriot Act are set to expire âEUR" including a provision that the NSA claims lets it collect private data about all of our phone calls. It's illegal and ineffective, and it must stop.
Big Precision Medicine Plan Raises Patient Privacy Concerns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, USA, U.S, White House, Big Precision Medicine Plan, Patient, Privacy, Concerns, data security, informed consent )

Darren
- 538 days ago - scientificamerican.com
White HouseâEUR(TM)s move to develop customized care prompts worries about data security and informed consent
This Is Why Snowden Can't Be Blamed!   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Snowden, edward, susan, lindauer, cis, iraq, 911, cia, nsa, iraq, bush, war, cheney, secret, unchecked, power, government, privacy, rights, civil, constitution )

Sam
- 927 days ago - youtube.com
We all have heard of Edward Snowden, but have you ever heard of Susan Lindauer? Please listen to her interview and be prepared to be SHOCKED! She did what they say Edward Snowden should have done. Good thing Snowden DID NOT listen!
Tech Firms Call on U.S. to Reform Spying Activities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: privacy, politics, NSA< congress, usa, lies, propaganda, politics )

Cal
- 962 days ago - money.cnn.com
Major U.S. technology companies have joined together to ask the U.S. government to reform surveillance activities.
NSA Whistleblower Thomas Drake Discusses Meeting Snowden & Most Critical Revelations From Him (So Far)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NSA, Secrecy, Edward Snowden, Surveillance, Whistleblowers, Privacy, Thomas Drake, Fourth Amendment, James Risen )

Judy
- 1010 days ago - dissenter.firedoglake.com
We spent a number of hours with him talking about a whole range of subjects. He's truly a remarkable person, very centered, very engaging, has a wicked sense of humor, very up on world events--following everything he can in the U.S....
OP-ED: Ten Ways to Reduce the Threat of Terrorist Attacks on Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: national security, terrorism, countermeasures, privacy, society, usa, news, government, ethics, obama, ethics )

Cal
- 1086 days ago - truth-out.org
This 10-point plan would significantly reduce terrorist threats, save taxpayers billions of dollars and make Americans more loved and admired in the world. After a decade of wielding the military stick, it's time for some carrots.
Is Obama Abusing the Espionage Act?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: national security, terrorism, countermeasures, privacy, society, usa, news, government, ethics, obama, ethics, usa, ethics, obama )

Cal
- 1130 days ago - theweek.com
The Obama administration has charged twice as many people under the Espionage Act as every other president combined
EMERGENCY PETITION: Congress Must Investigate Spying On Our Phone Calls ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, usa, ethics, privacy, spying, phone calls )

Nancy
- 1149 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
"The numbers of both parties on a call are handed over, as is location data, call duration, unique identifiers, and the time and duration of all calls," reports The Guardian.
CISPA Is Back ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, cispa, privacy, ethics, corporate, consumers, business, money, constitution )

Nancy
- 1266 days ago - cispaisback.com
CISPA would let corporations share all of your private, personal information with the government... with no restrictions.
Twitter Ordered to Release OWS Protester's Data or Be Fined for Contempt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, news, freedoms, ethics, Titter, OWS, Occupy Wall Street, privacy, politics, usa )

Cal
- 1413 days ago - wired.com
Twitter has three days to turn over user data related to an Occupy Wall Street protester or face monetary sanctions from a New York Court.
TAKE ACTION NOW! STOP BIG BROTHER--TELL YOUR SENATORS--STOP CISPA!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CISPA, security, national security, personal freedoms, privacy, congress, government, ethics, media, news, politics, obama, usa, americans, freedoms, constitution )

Cal
- 1514 days ago - democrats.com
CISPA gives the government, including military spy agencies like the National Security Agency (NSA), virtually unlimited powers to capture our personal information -- medical records, private emails, financial information -- all without a warrant or proper
 

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