Curtain Raiser

Tell your Senators and Congressmen that you DEMAND transparency on the TPP! Backdoor deals are Un-Democratic. — YUR


These Rights Are Our Rights, Colltalers

In less than two years since Edward Snowden’s leaked NSA documents revealing a vast, global network for citizen surveillance, orchestrated by the agency and aided by some of the biggest social media companies, the issue never stopped being red hot.
It’s getting even hotter with antitrust charges filed Wednesday by the European Union against Google, two cybersecurity House bills with major implications to individual privacy being debated this week, and the outlook for reauthorization of the Patriot Act in June.
On the surface, these developments may seem unrelated, but they’re part of a common, fundamental discussion over our stand as a free society. Or whether a shady government agency or private enterprises should have unrestricted to individuals’ personal data.
Since Snowden’s disclosures, it became clear that the NSA has engorged its ability to collect data on anyone around the world, with help from both…

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1 Response to “Curtain Raiser”

  1. 1 colltales April 23, 2015 at 11:24 pm

    Thanks, YUR. That’s one the few ways left to regular people to put on pressure on lawmakers, since even elections can now be bought.

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