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Capitalist Surveillance State: Everyone's a Target: Threatening Reporters, Spying on Public
There is an inherent tendency for the state, which governs on behalf of a minuscule, ruthless class of obscenely wealthy exploiters, to attempt to amass ever greater power to control the population be...
Google doesn't want you to limit its ability to follow you around the internet
Behind our screens, tech companies are racing to extract a price for what we read and watch on the web: our personal information.
Lessons of the Snowden Revelations: You are the Target!
Lopez, Alfredo
We in the Left have long worried about “police state tactics”. Now we have to confront the police state structure. It’s here and it can morph into a real police state with very little effort. Opposing...
Spying by the Numbers: Hundreds of Thousands Subject to Government Surveillance and No Real Protection
Quigley, Bill
Thanks to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden many more people in the US and world-wide are learning about extensive US government surveillance and spying. There are publicly available numbers which sho...
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
Knappenberger, Brian
A history of Anonymous, the radical "hacktivist" collective that has redefined civil disobedience for the digital age.

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Authorities turn their sights on microblogging
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Reporters Without Borders is concerned about a new crackdown in China on social-networking tools, especially microblogging services.
Companies that cooperate with dictatorships must be sanctioned
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Reporters Without Borders condemns the criminal cooperation that exists between many western companies, especially those operating in the new technology area, and authoritarian regimes.
EU: Enact Controls on Digital Weapons Trade
Unregulated Export of Powerful Surveillance Tools Threatens Internet Freedom. Reporters Without Borders and Human Rights Watch call on the European Union to enact new controls on Internet surveillance...
Google and the future of search: Amit Singhal and the Knowledge Graph
Adams, Tim
An interview with the current head of Google Search, discussing some of the thought processes behind the current functionality of 'search' and some of its possibilites for the future.
Richard O'Dwyer: living with the threat of extradition
Student who set up website posting links to TV and film content fears being used as a guinea pig by Hollywood giants
Ball, James
Richard O'Dwyer's web-linking site would place him at the heart of the titanic running battle between the Hollywood giants – struggling to keep their beleaguered business model intact in the online er...
Thailand: Call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom
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Reporters Without Borders joined by 31 other organisations in a call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom.

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