Tag Archives: Surveillance

The Information Counter-Revolution

Many people in Kiev awoke Tuesday morning (January 20) to a frightening text message on their phones. “Dear subscriber, you are registered as a participant in a mass disturbance,” it read.   Using widely available technology, Ukraine’s dominant carriers have reportedly helped the government pinpoint the locations of their customers. Anyone with a cellphone in the vicinity of recent protests was added …

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2013: The Year in Internet Freedom

To say that 2013 was just another year in the struggle to protect our online rights is quite the understatement. When the history of the Internet is written, 2013 will be considered one epic year.   Edward Snowden blew a giant hole in the corporate-government surveillance complex; nearly every week brings new information damning both government agencies and the companies …

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