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Video:A Hilarious New NSA Video for the Holidays
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JL
- 349 days ago - aclu.org
This new video is the perfect way to show your friends that while Santa's spying operation may be magical, the NSA's is very real--and why we should all care.
Take Action: End the NSA's Dragnet Surveillance Program!
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, government, humanrights, unitednations, usa, world, UnitedNations, politics, middle-east, HumanRights, study, technology, internet, Gizmos, discovery, society, safety )

JL
- 356 days ago - secure2.convio.net
A NSA senior manager, speaking anonymously to the Washington Post, admitted that the NSA gets vast volumes of location data of Americans as well as overseas cell phone users by tapping into the cables that connect mobile networks.
2012: The Year in Pee and Poop Sami Grover Design / Bathroom Design January 3, 2013 Teenagers Invent a Pee-Powered Generator 20
Science & Tech  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, china, europe, middle-east, business, concept, design, environment, Gizmos, habitat, health, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, science, scientists, study, tech, technology )

Ruth
- 377 days ago - treehugger.com
"Derek posted on four teenage girls who presented a "pee-powered generator" at Maker Faire Africa in Lagos, it generatored quite the discussion in our comments."
International Organizations Pressure Congress to Respect Human Rights
Science & Tech  (tags: humanrights, HumanRights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, china, ethics, europe, freedoms, GoodNews, government, middle-east, media, politics, society, usa, world, society, safety, investigation, discovery, news )

JL
- 521 days ago - accessnow.org
a broad-based group of civil society organizations and individuals, sent a letter to the US Congress representing the international response to the massive National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance program.
Mobile - A Bridge Across The Gender Divide
Science & Tech  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, middle-east, unitednations, world, UnitedNations, technology, safety, society, medicine, investigation, performance, concept, Gizmos, health, humans )

JL
- 548 days ago - forbes.com
Giving women access to mobile technology will allow them to better care for themselves & their children as well as reduce gender inequality, writes Patricia Mechael, executive director of the mHealth Alliance. "I can't help but wonder how much closer we
WPFD: Recognizing An Ongoing Struggle
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, middle-east, politics, media, society, usa, world, NewTechnology, internet, investigation, safety, technology, tech )

JL
- 563 days ago - accessnow.org
World Press Freedom Day, a day to celebrate the fundamental principles of independent media. But WPFD is also an opportunity to pay attention to where press freedom is under attack around the world-and the increasing tendency of those attacks to occur on
UN: Mobile Technology Essential in Conflict and Disaster Areas
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JL
- 595 days ago - daynews.com
In a recent event in New York jointly organized by the United Nations and the Government of Turkey, mobile technology was put on the spotlight. Rebecca Grynspan, the Associate Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme highlighted th
Debunking the Myth of a Digital Cold War, Before It's Too Late
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, news, middle-east, society, politics, world, usa, internet, investigation, interesting, technology, tech, NewTechnology )

JL
- 599 days ago - aljazeera.com
There is no digital Cold War. But perpetuating that myth could create one, and that's not a good thing, writes author.
Middle East Food Security Tracking Tool Launched
Science & Tech  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, GoodNews, humanrights, HumanRights, palestine, politics, israel, iran, iraq, middle-east, society, world, Refugees&Relief, conflict, goodnews, ethics, technology, tech, NewTechnology, concept, health )

JL
- 623 days ago - irinnews.org
Now, aid workers and policymakers working on food security and looking for easy access to malnutrition data in Yemen, or how rainfall tends to vary in Syria, can turn to a handy web-based tool.
How Agroforestry Schemes Can Improve Food Security in Developing Countries
Science & Tech  (tags: africa, asia, middle-east, society, government, ethics, world, UnitedNations, scientists, study, research, science, environment, climate )

JL
- 633 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Agroforestry has multiple benefits, it's important that they are raised in food security debates so that they can reach their potential
Selling Spyware to Trap Dissidents
Science & Tech  (tags: middle-east, europe, ethics, freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, corporate, abuse, business, money, marketing, society, NewTechnology, technology, safety, computers, computer, tech, internet )

JL
- 635 days ago - presseurop.eu
He's regarded as one of the meanest Germans in the cybersphere: Martin Münch supplies police and secret services with spyware, which some dictators use to terrorize dissidents.
Climate Conversations - Chickpea Genome Map to Benefit Poor Farmers
Science & Tech  (tags: africa, asia, middle-east, world, freedoms, ethics, death, GoodNews, goodnews, society, food, diet, prevention, protection, research, safety, science, study, environment, scientists, discovery, investigation, news )

JL
- 664 days ago - trust.org
A team of agricultural researchers from Asia, Australia, Europe& North America, led by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), has decoded the genome of the chickpea, a nutritious grain legume for many of the wor
How One Designer Went From Designing Remote Controls To Cook Stoves
Science & Tech  (tags: africa, asia, world, middle-east, NewTechnology, design, concept, environment, science, society, technology, interesting )

JL
- 669 days ago - fastcoexist.com
Heather Fleming's Catapult Designs does innovative product design--but for the developing world.
Temperature Rising How High Could the Tide Go?
Science & Tech  (tags: africa, world, usa, asia, china, middle-east, europe, climate, climate-change, climatechange, world, protection, oceans, water, globalwarming, globalwarming, weather, science )

JL
- 669 days ago - nytimes.com
BREDASDORP, South Africa -- A scruffy crew of scientists barreled down a dirt road, their two-car caravan kicking up dust. After searching all day for ancient beaches miles inland from the modern shoreline, they were about to give up.
These Are The 61 Countries Most Vulnerable To An Internet Shutdown
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, freedoms, ethics, government, HumanRights, humanrights, politics, middle-east, world, usa, UnitedNations, society, computer, investigation, NewTechnology, research, internet, safety, science, scient )

JL
- 715 days ago - forbes.com
For 52 hours last week, Syria joined the unfortunate club of countries whose governments have chosen, however briefly, to return their citizens to the digital dark ages.
 

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