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Warning of Propaganda 'Loudspeakers' in Every American's Pocket, Lawsuit Aims to Stop Trump's Unblockable Text Messages
The suit argues the presidential alert system violates "Americans' First and Fourth Amendment rights to be free from government-compelled listening."
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Visionary Report Demands 'New Social Contract' to Curb Threats Tech Giants Pose to Democracy
"The companies that control this market are among the most powerful and valuable the world has ever seen. We cannot expect them to regulate themselves."
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'Major Victory' as Top Court Says UK Snoopers Charter Violates EU Convention on Human Rights
"This sends a clear message: Similar programs, such as those conducted by the NSA, are incompatible with human rights."
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Europe Just Voted to Wreck the Internet
New EU law would allow spying on everything and censoring vast swathes of our communications
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"As it happens, tech – or surveillance capitalism – has disrupted the private investigation business as much as it’s ripped through journalism, the taxi business, war making, and so many other private and public parts of our world." (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
A Private Investigator on Living in a Surveillance Culture
Can we be forgotten anymore?
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In Bid for 'Dystopian' Surveillance Power, Facebook Asking Big Banks for Customer Data
"How much more of your personal existence are you willing to give up to continue to be a sieve of your data for a multi-billion dollar corporation?"
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Americans Deserve Privacy Protection From Big Data
The European privacy law proves that American companies can provide robust privacy protections, and we all know they should.
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Promising 'Bellwether' or Utter Failure? California Passes Landmark Privacy Law for Online Data
While some believe it could set a new standard in the U.S., the victory comes partly from tech lobbyists' efforts to pass a "compromise" to block a stricter ballot measure
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'Most Important Surveillance Story You Will See for Years': Report Reveals How ATT Buildings Serve as Secret Hubs for NSA Spying
"AT&T has bent over backwards to help the U.S. government spy on essentially all internet traffic."
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'Groundbreaking Victory' for Privacy as Supreme Court Rules Against Warrantless Cellphone Tracking
"The government can no longer claim that just using technology like your cellphones means you've given up your Fourth Amendment rights," says the ACLU. "This is huge."
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