The NSA's phone metadata program is being ended. But XKEYSCORE and mass internet surveillance almost certainly continues - and is more outrageous.
Secondo fonti anonime governative le mani del whistleblower sarebbero 'sporche di sangue'. Tutti i dubbi, le bugie e le contraddizioni dell'articolo pubblicato dal giornale di Murdoch.
We all know that Government surveillance is bad. It's very easy to identify as a threat. We have all of this scary symbolism around it. We have history, the hindsight of history. We have the Stasi for example. We have a very strong canon; Orwell, Huxley and yet, is it the only threat? Is it today even the most important threat? What if surveillance didn't look this scary? What if it actually looked, well, pretty friendly? Could we still identify it as a threat?
The over-abundance of data collected is part of the problem, rather than the solution, the whistleblower noted.
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One of the more common responses we've seen to all of the revelations about all of that NSA surveillance, is the response that "Well, I don't think the NSA really cares about what I'm doing." A perfect example of that is...
Email surveillance violates our fundamental rights and makes free speech risky. This guide will teach you email self-defense in 40 minutes with GnuPG.
Bene, con questo abbiamo davvero toccato il fondo. Forse. Mikko Hypponen di F-Secure ha tweetato oggi l'immagine qui sotto, tratta dal nuovo libro di Glenn Greenwald, No Place to Hide ("nessun posto dove nascondersi"), che documenta con nuove informazioni quello che sta facendo l'NSA con i nostri dati. Fondamentalmente, risulta che a partire da marzo
When Edward Snowden revealed the NSA was wiretapping basically every mainstream tech company in the United States, Silicon Valley cried plead innocence-and ignorance. But according to the agency's top attorney, that was a lie.
Privacy activists in the United States have asked the competition regulator or the Federal Trade Commission to put on hold Facebooks acquisition of WhatsApp.
As personal data pour onto mobile networks, American and British eavesdroppers are prying into so-called leaky apps to extract geographical data, address books and phone logs, secret documents show.
Trevor Timm: The facts that we know so far - from Fisa court documents to LOVEINT - show that the NSA has overstepped its powers
Monday's strong judicial opinion could change the direction of the legal discussion surrounding the N.S.A.'s surveillance programs.
The revelations from Edward Snowden leaks, as shown in the Guardian and the Washington Post have shown how the UK and US governments' surveillance practices are an affront to our basic right to privacy.
Much has been made of the role that the Internet is playing in restructuring the way in which governance is executed both at the national and the global levels. The role of the Internet in supporting the rise of wide-spread autocrat-challenging movements in the Arab world, the role of the Internet in enabling middle class
San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has provided a federal judge with testimony from 22 separate advocacy organizations detailing how the National Security Agency's (NSA) mass telephone records collection program has impeded the groups' work, discouraged their members and...
Il filosofo: "Anche il Congresso si sta svegliando e chiede un'inchiesta. Ci vogliono limiti precisi al programma di sorveglianza
Mettendo insieme tutto ciò che è venuto fuori nello scandalo Datagate, ciò che preoccupa davvero non è tanto la violazione della privacy dei cittadini o il controllo cellulare di Angela Merkel. Parliamoci chiaro: l'idea che i servizi segreti americani raccolgano informazioni su tutto e tutti, a ben vedere, è quasi banale. Così come i pesci
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