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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
Edward Snowden: The World Says No to Surveillance -
In a single month, the N.S.A.’s invasive call-tracking program was declared unlawful by the courts and disowned by Congress. After a White House-appointed oversight board investigation found that this program had not stopped a single terrorist attack, even the president who once defended its propriety and criticized its disclosure has now ordered it terminated.

This is the power of an informed public.
indie  roundup  5jun15  snowden  privacy  security 
june 2015 by laurakalbag
Snowden should be allowed a public interest defense, say European lawmakers
“A call to extend whistleblower protection to those working in national security.” By Glyn Moody on Ars Technica
snowden  whistleblower  security  indie  indieroundup  notincluded 
march 2015 by laurakalbag
UK surveillance laws need total overhaul, says landmark report
“In the single most important revelation, the report reveals for the first time that the agencies have had the capability to trawl through personal records and form and examine “bulk personal datasets” without any statutory oversight.” By Patrick Wintour and Rowena Mason on The Guardian
gchq  snowden  indie  indieroundup  13mar15  privacy  security  tracking  surveillance  government  uk 
march 2015 by laurakalbag
Report Says UK Citizens Must Give Up Right To Privacy Because 'Terrorism', Reveals Huge Secret Government Databases | Techdirt
“Some things might happen that could have been prevented if you took all of the most oppressive, restrictive and privacy-infringing measures. That is the price you pay to live in a free society.” Quote by Isabella Sankey. Article by Glyn Moody on TechDirt.
indie  indieroundup  13mar15  privacy  security  surveillance  government  uk  gchq  snowden  terrorism  humanrights 
march 2015 by laurakalbag
Citizen Four
The documentary by Laura Poitras telling the inside story of Edward Snowden and the evidence he provided of the National Security Agency's mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy. On the Channel 4 40D website until 4th March 2015.
citizenfour  film  movie  poitras  snowden  nsa  surveillance  privacy  indie  indieroundup  27feb2015 
february 2015 by laurakalbag
Reddit AMA with Edward Snowden, Laura Poitras and Glenn Greenwald
Long and detailed discussion on privacy, security, data collection and human rights
ama  snowden  poitras  greenwald  privacy  security  data  humanrights  indie  indieroundup  27feb2015 
february 2015 by laurakalbag

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