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Facebook labelled 'digital gangsters' by report on fake news | Technology | The Guardian
Labour moved quickly to endorse the committee’s findings, with the party’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, announcing: “Labour agrees with the committee’s ultimate conclusion – the era of self-regulation for tech companies must end immediately.

“We need new independent regulation with a tough powers and sanctions regime to curb the worst excesses of surveillance capitalism and the forces trying to use technology to subvert our democracy.”
facebook  privacy  democracy  surveillancecapitalism  tomwatson  labour  parliamentary  uk  report  indie  radar 
february 2019 by laurakalbag
Exclusive: Pirate Party MP Meets Edward Snowden In Moscow - The Reykjavik Grapevine
During the previous three days, the Pirate Party MP, privacy activist and former Wikileaks volunteer quietly travelled to Moscow, where she took part in a documentary with Dr. Lawrence Lessig, and the world’s most famous whistleblower: Edward Snowden.
birgitta  pirates  iceland  snowden  lessig  democracy 
december 2016 by laurakalbag
Defending Human Rights in a Digital Age - Live Blogging from Goldsmiths
We were lucky to attend this panel last night in London. Fantastic discussion on technology, privacy, security, democracy and human rights.
technology  privacy  security  democracy  humanrights  indie  indieroundup  27feb2015  goverment  surveillance  corporatesurveillance 
february 2015 by laurakalbag

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