Category Archives: Surveillance

The many ways the government is watching us with an emphasis on digital spying

NSA Clip Archive

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The Internet Archive

A terrific compilation by the Internet Archive of 700+ clips on surveillance, spying and the Snowden revelations. A huge help for anyone writing about the NSA.

Experimental Library of TV News Clips Pertaining to Recent Revelations about the NSA and its Oversight

*Chrome/Safari browsers only*

The experimental, Chrome and Safari only, library launches today with more than 700 chronologically ordered television citations drawn from the Archive’s television news research service. The TV quotes can be browsed by rolling over clip thumbnails, queried via transcripts and sorted for specific speakers. Citation links, context, connections to source broadcasters and options to borrow can be explored by following the More/Borrow links on each thumbnail.

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MA and National Lawyers Guild CDC File Comments Opposing Wireless Shutdowns

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Media Alliance and the National Lawyers Guild CDC (joined by 10 other organizations including Color of Change, Sugar Law Center, The East Bay Social Forum, Alameda Green Party and NHMC), filed comments on April 30th opposing wireless shutdowns.  Continue reading MA and National Lawyers Guild CDC File Comments Opposing Wireless Shutdowns

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Coalition Demands Privacy Protections For Teens on Facebook

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Center for Digital Democracy

The Center for Digital Democracy, joined by a coalition of public health, child advocacy, and media justice groups, today filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in a case concerning teen privacy online. In Fraley v. Facebook, the social networking company was sued for violating the privacy of users of all ages, and the company settled with class-action attorneys before going to litigation. Facebook’s proposed settlement, which was eventually approved by the U.S. District Court, does not protect teen users from appearing in sponsored advertisements on Facebook, even though seven states forbid this kind of appropriation without parental consent Continue reading Coalition Demands Privacy Protections For Teens on Facebook

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