Internet Control

House Unanimously Approves Resolution to Keep Internet Control Out of UN Hands

Posted by on December 6, 2012 in Agencies & Systems, Internet Control with 0 Comments
House Unanimously Approves Resolution to Keep Internet Control Out of UN Hands

The House on Wednesday unanimously passed a Senate resolution introduced by Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) that calls on the U.S. government to oppose United Nations control of the Internet.

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The UN Asks for Control Over the World’s Internet

Posted by on December 6, 2012 in Censorship, Internet Control with 0 Comments
The UN Asks for Control Over the World’s Internet

Members of the United Nation’s International Telecommunications Union (ITU) have agreed to work towards implementing a standard for the Internet that would allow for eavesdropping on a worldwide scale.

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NSA Whistleblower: Everyone in US Under Virtual Surveillance [Video Interview & Transcript]

Posted by on December 5, 2012 in Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
NSA Whistleblower: Everyone in US Under Virtual Surveillance [Video Interview & Transcript]

The FBI has the e-mails of nearly all US citizens, including congressional members, according to NSA whistleblower William Binney. Speaking to RT he warned that the government can use information against anyone it wants.

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Cops to Congress: We Need Logs of Americans’ Text Messages

Posted by on December 5, 2012 in Internet Control, Politics with 0 Comments
Cops to Congress: We Need Logs of Americans’ Text Messages

AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and other wireless providers would be required to record and store information about Americans’ private text messages for at least two years, according to a proposal that police have submitted to the U.S. Congress.

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CNN’s Amber Lyon Investigates Internet Child Sex Trafficking in America. Watch Her Eye-Opening Documentary “Selling the Girl Next Door” For Free

Posted by on December 4, 2012 in Corruption, Internet Control with 1 Comment
CNN’s Amber Lyon Investigates Internet Child Sex Trafficking in America. Watch Her Eye-Opening Documentary “Selling the Girl Next Door” For Free

In this excellent and sobering work of investigative reporting from CNN’s Amber Lyon, viewers will be awakened to the child sex trafficking underworld that runs through every major city in America. This subject is as important as it is heartbreaking, but we believe it is important to watch.

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Clashes Over Internet Rules, Web Freedom, to Mark Dubai Meeting

Posted by on December 3, 2012 in Censorship, Internet Control with 0 Comments
Clashes Over Internet Rules, Web Freedom, to Mark Dubai Meeting

The International Trade Union Confederation, representing labor groups in more than 150 countries, claimed a bloc that includes China, Russia and several Middle East nations seeks to “pave the way for future restrictions on both Internet content or its users.”

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Seen That Privacy Chain Letter On Facebook? Ignore It

Posted by on December 2, 2012 in Internet Control with 1 Comment
Seen That Privacy Chain Letter On Facebook? Ignore It

If you’ve been on Facebook this week, you may have seen a status update now making the rounds that purports to explain how to safeguard your privacy on the service. Which sounds great, but for one thing: It’s pretty much bogus.

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Editorial: How Piracy Changed My Life

Posted by on December 2, 2012 in Agencies & Systems, Internet Control with 0 Comments
Editorial: How Piracy Changed My Life

There have been many discussions lately about piracy and how to combat it, including some pretty radical measures. But I believe most people glance over some of the positive effects that piracy has. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not encouraging it and I’m not saying it’s good, I’m just saying that it’s not all black and white. Piracy is only a symptom of something more: whether it’s bad business models, restrictive markets, or economic problems. And I think my own story proves this point.

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Assange to RT: Entire Nations Intercepted Online, Key Turned to Totalitarian Rule [video interview and transcript]

Posted by on December 1, 2012 in Internet Control, Whistleblower with 1 Comment
Assange to RT: Entire Nations Intercepted Online, Key Turned to Totalitarian Rule [video interview and transcript]

By RT WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says all the necessary physical infrastructure for absolute totalitarianism through the internet is ready. He told RT that the question now is whether the turnkey process that already started will go all the way. RT: So you’ve written this book ‘Cypherpunks. Freedom and the Future of the Internet’ based on […]

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Report: French Officials Accuse US of Hacking Sarkozy’s Computers

Posted by on November 24, 2012 in Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Report: French Officials Accuse US of Hacking Sarkozy’s Computers

“You can be on very good terms with a ‘friendly’ country and still want to guarantee their unwavering support — especially during a transition period,” an official told the magazine. The alleged spying attack took place a few days before the second round of the French presidential elections, which Sarkozy lost to Francois Hollande, a socialist.

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Google Reports Government Efforts to Censor Internet Surged 70 Percent During First Half of 2012

Posted by on November 23, 2012 in Censorship, Internet Control with 0 Comments
Google Reports Government Efforts to Censor Internet Surged 70 Percent During First Half of 2012

According to Google’s Transparency Report, requests from worldwide governments to remove Google search results and other services spiked more than 70% in the first half of 2012. The country with the second highest number of censorship requests was the very country touted as supporting freedom – the United States…

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WE ARE LEGION: The Story of the Hacktivist Collective ‘Anonymous’

Posted by on November 21, 2012 in Internet Control with 0 Comments
WE ARE LEGION: The Story of the Hacktivist Collective ‘Anonymous’

WE ARE LEGION: The Story of the Hacktivists, takes us inside the complex culture and history of Anonymous. The film explores early hacktivist groups like Cult of the Dead Cow and Electronic Disturbance Theater, and then moves to Anonymous’ own raucous and unruly beginnings on the website 4Chan.

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Homeland Security Spends Millions for ‘Biosurveillance’ of Social Networks

Posted by on November 17, 2012 in Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Homeland Security Spends Millions for ‘Biosurveillance’ of Social Networks

The US Department of Homeland Security has signed a multi-million dollar contract with a global management consulting firm to boost the country’s attempt to master biosurveillance using social networks.

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Online Privacy Issue Is Also in Play in Petraeus Scandal

Online Privacy Issue Is Also in Play in Petraeus Scandal

he F.B.I. investigation that toppled the director of the C.I.A. and has now entangled the top American commander in Afghanistan underscores a danger that civil libertarians have long warned about: that in policing the Web for crime, espionage and sabotage, government investigators will unavoidably invade the private lives of Americans.

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New Google Mars Images Are Even Sharper Than Google’s View Of Our Own Planet

Posted by on November 14, 2012 in Earth & Space, Internet Control with 0 Comments
New Google Mars Images Are Even Sharper Than Google’s View Of Our Own Planet

The program received a major update this week, thanks to high-definition images beamed back from the Context Camera on board NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Now, Earth-bound folks can hone down to 20 feet per pixel on the planet’s surface.

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