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Monday, January 27, 2014

Aaron Swartz, The Day We Fight Back "A broad coalition of activist groups, companies, and online platforms will hold a worldwide day of activism in opposition to the NSA's mass spying regime on February 11th. Dubbed "The Day We Fight Back", the day of activism was announced on the eve of the anniversary of the tragic passing of activist and technologist Aaron Swartz. The protest is both in his honor and in celebration of the victory over the Stop Online Piracy Act two years ago this month, which he helped spur...." (read more at link above)

Monday, January 20, 2014

Downton Abbey, Where's the Cats?

John Hodgman: “‘Downton Abbey’ with Cats” : The New Yorker: ".... And, just as in any story about your cats, I realized that the subtext is: Cats are hilarious and I am dying, I am dying, I am dying. Which is not something you should really whisper to yourself in front of your cats while watching “Downton Abbey.” It tends to spook them. And then they get mange. Final story: I was watching the season première of “Downton Abbey” with my cats, and as the opening credits rolled we just shook our heads. My cats and I agree: we don’t need to see that dog’s ass anymore."


Saturday, January 18, 2014

Rand Paul: Obama tells us "if you like your privacy, you can keep your privacy" (video)

Sen. Paul Responds to President Obama's NSA Speech- January 17, 2014 video above - Jan 17, 2014
Sen. Rand Paul joins Wolf Blitzer of CNN with reaction to President Obama's plan to 'reform' the NSA. Rand Paul says 
Obama said (more or less): "if you like your privacy, you can keep your privacy" 

Monday, January 13, 2014

Edward Snowden, The Real Deal, video

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Monday, January 6, 2014

US has major Internet image problem

US faces major Internet image problem, former gov't official says - New America Foundation, Rebecca MacKinnon, Andrew McLaughlin, regulation, U.S. National Security Agency, U.S. Department of State, internet, legislation, digg, privacy, Phil Verveer, security, Human Rights First, Global Voices Online, U.S. Federal Communications Commission, government - Computerworld: "NSA surveillance allegations have led to countries questioning the country's commitment to Internet freedom, a former Obama official says - Many U.S. policy makers don't recognize the level of distrust created by recent revelations about U.S. National Security Agency surveillance, and that lack of trust will drive other countries away from U.S. technology firms, said Andrew McLaughlin, former White House deputy CTO...."

And to think, the world's most powerful nation threw it all away (internet freedom, its reputation, its influence, its respect and standing in the global community) just to satisfy the cretins at NSA and the security-industrial complex! I guess Osama bin Laden won after all.

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