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Protesters carried signs at a march against mass surveillance on Oct. 26, 2013 in Washington, D.C. News
With Nation Focused on Coronavirus, Rights Groups Warn Senate Against Handing Trump 'Terrifying' Spy Powers
"It's unthinkable to extend these spying powers to the same agencies that have so often sidestepped safeguards and ignored Americans' fundamental privacy rights."
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Senate Leadership Is Pushing Through a Dangerous Surveillance Bill as Americans Are Focused on Covid-19
If McConnell's push through the Senate succeeds, it would renew the government’s power to warrantlessly acquire billions of data points on every person in the United States. These are terrifying powers to hand to President Trump.
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Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). News
Senate Committee Takes Up EARN IT Act Decried by Rights Advocates as 'Sneak Attack on Encryption'
"That such a law is even being considered by Congress," says whistleblower Edward Snowden, "is a national disgrace."
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Besides "massively invade our privacy, the U.S. National Security Agency's bulk collection of the phone numbers we called produced only one 'significant' investigation," said Human Rights Watch executive director Kenneth Roth. (Image EFF Photos/flickr/cc) News
Presidential Candidates Should Declare Their Stance on "Costly Failure of the NSA's Unconstitutional Mass Surveillance Program," Says Snowden
The whistleblower's call follows reporting by the New York Times showing the agency's sprawling photo data collection effort came with a $100 million pricetag and nearly no success.
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A display shows a facial recognition system for law enforcement News
'Breathtaking Assault on Our Rights': Privacy Advocates Decry London Police Plan to Use Live Facial Recognition Cameras
"This decision represents an enormous expansion of the surveillance state and a serious threat to civil liberties in the U.K."
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If we suppress all discussion, all criticism, proclaiming, "This is the answer, my friends; man is saved!" we will doom humanity for a long time to the chains of authority, confined to the limits of our present imagination. (Photo: Illustration: Variety; Elements: Shutterstock) Views
If You Have the Truth, What Are You So Afraid Of?
We the masses have become largely unwitting victims of the elites and their indoctrination schemes, sales pitches, and controlling propaganda.
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Big Tech must do more in the 2020 election to protect the public. Views
A New Year's Resolution for Big Tech: Step Up to Stop Hate
There's a very real possibility that the same companies that fell down on the job in 2016 will once again be a force for evil in 2020.
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Federal Study on Racial Biases in Facial Recognition Technology Confirms Warnings of Civil Liberties Groups
African American and Asian American men were misidentified 100 times as often as white men.
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Spurred by journalism and grassroots action, elected officials at the local, state and federal levels have started asking questions about the dangers associated with Amazon’s surveillance-driven business model. (Photo: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) Views
Google Nest or Amazon Ring? Just Reject These Corporations' Surveillance and a Dystopic Future
Purchasing devices that constantly monitor, track and record us for convenience or a sense of safety is laying the foundation for an oppressive future.
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In a new poll released by Amnesty International, 71% of respondents expressed fear over how Big Tech is taking and using their personal data. News
'A Damning Indictment': Global Poll Shows 71% Support Regulation of Tech Giants to Protect Data Privacy
"People want to see an end to tech companies trampling over our right to privacy."
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