Tag Archives: Privacy

Lamar W. Hankins :
FILM | Oscar-winning ‘Citizenfour’ documents one citizen’s sacrifice for our liberty

Laura Pointras tells Snowden’s story in an engaging account that is both enlightening and unsettling. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | March 22, 2015 Citizen Four is the name used by 29-year-old Edward Joseph Snowden when he … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
FILM | Oscar-winning ‘Citizenfour’ documents one citizen’s sacrifice for our liberty

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Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | ‘Technocreep’ and how we are seduced by surveillance

Thomas Keenan has written a helpful description of the kinds of surveillance undertaken by corporations, governments, criminal enterprises, and just plain creeps every second of every day. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | August 5, 2014 [Technocreep: The … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | ‘Technocreep’ and how we are seduced by surveillance

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Larry Ray :
Pentecostals, Baptists, and ‘naked images’

Too much naked truth for Mississippi prison workers when they get zapped by body scanners. By Larry Ray | The Rag Blog | January 29, 2014 GULFPORT, Mississippi — Here’s looking at you, kid! There ought to be a law! … finish reading Larry Ray :
Pentecostals, Baptists, and ‘naked images’

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Jim Hightower Brings the Lowdown on ‘Poopgate’ and ‘Tinkle-Down’ Economics

Texas populist gadfly Jim Hightower at the studios of KOOP-FM in Austin, Texas, September 13, 2013. Photos by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast: Famed Texas populist commentator and political gadfly, Jim Hightower In 30 years, we’ve … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Jim Hightower Brings the Lowdown on ‘Poopgate’ and ‘Tinkle-Down’ Economics

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Lamar W. Hankins : Government Lies and Secrecy Destroy Credibility

Whistleblower Edward Snowden. Image from MGN Online. Government lies andsecrecy destroy credibility “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” — Benjamin Franklin. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Government Lies and Secrecy Destroy Credibility

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Peter Finn : Drone Used in Austin Raises Privacy Issues

Wasp III drone — the kind used by Texas DPS in 2009 Austin police operation. Grab from KVUE.com / Austin.Drones over Austin:Law enforcement use of aerial dronesraises issues of privacy, civil liberties By Peter Finn / CommonDreams / January 24, … finish reading Peter Finn : Drone Used in Austin Raises Privacy Issues

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Jonah Raskin : Google Is Not God

Illustration © 2007 by Stuart Brown / Modern Life.Google is not God:Whatever happened to privacy in America? By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / March 3, 2010 Google often seems to be all-powerful, and as omniscient as God himself … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Google Is Not God

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Deep Packet Inspection : Global Censorship Technology Used in Iran — AND in U.S.

Deep Packet Inspection:Free Press warns of global censorship technology deployed in U.S. DPI technology is America’s sleeping giant. It has been widely deployed by Internet service providers across the country, and could be secretly put to use without our knowledge … finish reading Deep Packet Inspection : Global Censorship Technology Used in Iran — AND in U.S.

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FCC Warrantless Searches : Coming to a Home Near You?

FCC’s Warrantless Household Searches Alarm Experts ‘Anything using RF energy — we have the right to inspect it to make sure it is not causing interference,’ says FCC spokesman David Fiske. That includes devices like Wi-Fi routers that use unlicensed … finish reading FCC Warrantless Searches : Coming to a Home Near You?

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BOOKS / Jonah Raskin on The Peep Diaries

To Peep or Not to Peep? That is the Question By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / April 11, 2009 [The Peep Diaries: How We’re Learning to Love Watching Ourselves and Our Neighbors, by Hal Niedzviecki, City Lights.] In … finish reading BOOKS / Jonah Raskin on The Peep Diaries

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