Tag: nsa

Privacy under attack: the NSA files revealed new threats to democracy

This is from May but I’m a bit behind in some of my reading. However

The Most Wanted Man in the World

James Bamford interviews Edward Snowden for Wired magazine. I confess to feeling some kinship with Snowden.

Friday Video: Be it resolved state surveillance is a legitimate defence of our freedoms…

The Munk Debates: State Surveillance Note: The debate starts at about 0:24:00. More detials @ http://www.munkdebates.com/debates/state-surveillance

Friday Video: Edward Snowden @ TED & the NSA response

Published on Mar 18, 2014 Appearing by telepresence robot, Edward Snowden speaks at TED2014 about surveillance and Internet freedom. The right to data privacy, he suggests, is not a partisan issue, but requires a fundamental rethink of the role of the internet in our lives — and the laws that protect it. “Your rights matter,” […]

Bill Moyers: No Escaping Dragnet Nation

Bill speaks with investigative reporter Julia Angwin, author of the new book ‘Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance,’ about the indiscriminate tracking of our everyday lives — where government and business are stockpiling data about us at an unprecedented pace.

Minnesota librarians push to curb NSA snooping

In an alliance that stretches all the political clichés about “strange bedfellows,” librarians and civil

Through a PRISM, Darkly: Everything we know about NSA spying

From Stellar Wind to PRISM, Boundless Informant to EvilOlive, the NSA spying programs are shrouded in secrecy and rubber-stamped by secret opinions from a court that meets in a faraday cage. The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Kurt Opsahl explains the known facts about how the programs operate and the laws and regulations the U.S. government asserts […]