Internet Control

Here Are the 50 GOP Senators Who Just Sacrificed Your #BroadbandPrivacy to Corporate Profits

Posted by on March 24, 2017 in Government, Internet Control, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Here Are the 50 GOP Senators Who Just Sacrificed Your #BroadbandPrivacy to Corporate Profits

Privacy and consumer advocates—and a seemingly endless chorus of Internet users—were expressing outrage on Thursday after the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate passed a bill that will allow powerful media corporations to collect personal data of internet users without their consent and sell that information to the “highest bidder” for profit.

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Media Remains Silent as Obama Signs Anti-Propaganda Bill That Harms Press Freedom

Media Remains Silent as Obama Signs Anti-Propaganda Bill That Harms Press Freedom

The Countering Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation Act of 2016 puts in legal practice a U.S. Ministry of Truth. Besides reporting on the passage of the bill, the corporate mainstream media has been quiet on its details. One can only speculate that, such ins and outs don’t fit their agenda to keep America out of the loop regarding the Information War their own government has put in place.

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House Quietly Passes Bill Targeting “Russian Propaganda” Websites

Posted by on December 5, 2016 in Government, Internet Control, Policies with 0 Comments
House Quietly Passes Bill Targeting “Russian Propaganda” Websites

It’s easy to see how H.R.6393, the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, if passed by the Senate and signed by the president, could be used against “fake news” websites.

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Russell Brand Condemns UK’s New Sweeping Surveillance Act

Posted by on December 4, 2016 in Government, Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Russell Brand Condemns UK’s New Sweeping Surveillance Act

Snowden rightly called the new act passed in the UK “the most extreme surveillance in the history of western democracy” and Russell Brand looks at why we can kiss citizen privacy goodbye.

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An Open Letter to Steve Bannon, Trump’s Inside Man

An Open Letter to Steve Bannon, Trump’s Inside Man

Steve Bannon, Trump’s inside man, his chief strategist and senior counselor, is different. No question about that. What he creates for Trump and the American people remains to be seen. But when was the last time you saw an anti-mainstream-media man, a virulent ridiculer of major media, a high-profile figure in independent media (Breitbart) sit this close to the president of the United States?

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RT’s Bank Accounts Frozen, Assange’s Internet Cut In Apparent Move to Silence West’s Critics

Posted by on October 18, 2016 in Censorship, Government, Internet Control with 0 Comments
RT’s Bank Accounts Frozen, Assange’s Internet Cut In Apparent Move to Silence West’s Critics

On Sunday night, WikiLeaks announced via Twitter that Julian Assange’s Internet connection had been purposely cut in his sanctuary-turned-prison home inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

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CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE: The Dark Side of Technology and the Human DILEMMA!

CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE: The Dark Side of Technology and the Human DILEMMA!

Technology these days means a lot of things to a lot of people, but have we become to entrenched in the dark side of technology? Psychologist Dr. Laurie Nadel weighs in with some sobering statistics in this must-listen episode of #CLN Radio.

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Wikileaks Founder Reveals More Reasons Why the TPP Should Never Become Law

Wikileaks Founder Reveals More Reasons Why the TPP Should Never Become Law

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange knows more about the contents of the TPP than most members of Congress and is doing much more to inform the American public than any of our so-called representatives with the lone exception of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL)… Very, considerably larger than NAFTA, it is mostly not about trade. Only five of the twenty-nine chapters are about traditional trade.

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Disposable People: Obama, the TPP & Human Rights Betrayal

Disposable People: Obama, the TPP & Human Rights Betrayal

As we know, Obama turned his back on many in his own party and, in concert with Republicans, forwarded the multinational corporate agenda’s TPP. Since that time, the administration has sunk to new lows in its zeal to finish the deal on the TPP, even allowing one of its members to get away with forced slavery & other human rights violations.

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NSA Director Finally Admits Encryption Is Needed to Protect Public’s Privacy

Posted by on January 23, 2016 in Government, Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 5 Comments
NSA Director Finally Admits Encryption Is Needed to Protect Public’s Privacy

Encryption, a security measure that makes data impossible to read without a secure code or password, has become an increasingly contentious subject for government agencies and private companies. While the likes of Apple, Android, and other technology companies maintain it is vital, the federal government has forcefully resisted. On Thursday, however, NSA Director Mike Rogers expressed his support for the security feature, drawing a clear line in the sand between federal intelligence and law enforcement.

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Recent Congressional News About the TPP

Recent Congressional News About the TPP

“The Commission’s report on the potential economic impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) comes at a turning point in American trade policy. “We all recognize that trade can be beneficial. The issue is not whether Members of Congress such as myself could pass an Econ 101 class, as President George W. Bush’s Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, Gregory Mankiw, recently put it. Instead, the issue is whether we are going to face up to the fact that our trading system today is much more complex than the simplistic trade model presented in an Econ 101 class.

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Government Spying is “Chilling” Writers’ Freedom of Expression (Project Censored #7)

Government Spying is “Chilling” Writers’ Freedom of Expression (Project Censored #7)

Mass surveillance has “badly shaken writers’ faith that democratic governments will respect their rights to privacy and freedom of expression,” according to a January 2015 PEN America report based on the responses of 772 writers from fifty countries. Reporting for Common Dreams, Lauren McCauley covered not only the PEN America report, but also a July 2014 report by the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch indicating that US journalists and lawyers increasingly avoid work on potentially controversial topics due to fear of government spying.

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Worst Anti-Privacy Bill Since the PATRIOT Act, Passes Hidden in a Budget Bill and Media is SILENT

Posted by on December 19, 2015 in Government, Internet Control, Politics with 4 Comments
Worst Anti-Privacy Bill Since the PATRIOT Act, Passes Hidden in a Budget Bill and Media is SILENT

Congress recently passed a $1.15 trillion dollar omnibus spending package to continue funding the federal Government. But hidden in the legislation is an extremely controversial cyber-security bill.

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Reality Check: The NSA Hasn’t Actually Stopped Spying on Anybody – Ben Swann

Posted by on December 4, 2015 in Government, Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 9 Comments
Reality Check: The NSA Hasn’t Actually Stopped Spying on Anybody – Ben Swann

Ben Swann explains how the NSA is actually still on a continuous surveillance of the US citizens. So what role does the USA Freedom act really play?

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Project Censored #3: ICREACH: The NSA’s Secret Search Engine

Project Censored #3: ICREACH: The NSA’s Secret Search Engine

Based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden, Ryan Gallagher reported for the Intercept that the National Security Agency (NSA) has developed a “Google-like” search engine called ICREACH, which has the capacity to gather personal information. This search engine can access over 850 million personal records, including private e-mails, chats, and some phone locations.

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