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Google shows its anti-social Fakebook-like side: what’s yours is theirs to use forever after!

http://colonos.wordpress.com

"WARNING: The Big Bad Google has released a web browser - and it is very fast reviews are telling us, but don’t start using it too fast, better read the license and face(book) the consequences: ..." --
* see also: Chrome license makes Google more than the new Big Brother

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Created by can.axis 6 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 14 weeks ago
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RFID: Your privacy is up for grabs

http://www.digitalcitizen.info

"Katherine Albrecht, co-author of 'Spychips: How Major Corporations and Government Plan to Track Your Every Move with RFID', has written an article for Scientific American explaining how we inadvertently consent to lose our privacy and what’s being done about it on a federal level in the US and EU..."

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The dark side of the EU

http://www.guardian.co.uk

RMS: «The evil aspect of the EU is revealed by a plan to merge surveillance with the US...»

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Is Hushmail Still Safe? I do some research

http://handbookrevolutionary.com

"I have been talking to quite a few people about Hushmail and I have been getting mixed reviews. For a long time, Hushmail was considered a very secure email provider until an affidavit from a DEA agent in 2007 raised concerns. And now there's this sketchy post on Cryptome saying their PGP app might be backdoored.

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Release: Call for participation in the international action day “Freedom not Fear”.

http://www.odebi.org

"...A broad movement of campaigners and organizations is calling on everybody to join action against excessive surveillance by governments and businesses. On 11 October 2008, concerned people in many countries will take to the streets, the motto being 'Freedom not fear 2008'. Peaceful and creative action, from protest marches to parties, will take place in many capital cities..."

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GNU/Linux free software tools to preserve your online privacy, anonymity and security

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Whether you are online or offline, freedom matters. Like good health you never think about it or miss it until it is under threat or actually gone. If you love freedom, you probably love free software and it has given us some terrific tools with which to defend freedom.

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RMS and Clipperz Promoting Freedom In the Cloud

http://yro.slashdot.org

«Clipperz and Richard Stallman recently launched a joint call for action to bring freedom and privacy to web applications. [...] Clipperz and RMS urge web developers to adopt the new AGPL license and build their applications using a 'zero-knowledge architecture,' a framework for web services that has been derived from Clipperz online password manager.

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[FSF] Free Software Supporter, June 2008

http://lists.gnu.org

## In this issue
* New FSF store
* Farewell Justin, Hello Danny
* DRM elimination crew at the Apple Store launch
* Savannah adds Subversion, Mercurial
* Freedom and privacy in the cloud: a call for action
* Boycott Windows Media Center!
* GNU Spotlight with Karl Berry
* Richard Stallman's speaking schedule and other FSF speeches
* Take Action with the FSF

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RMS attacks Oyster's 'unethical' use of GNU systems & Free Software

http://community.zdnet.co.uk

RMS: «The GNU system (often called "Linux") has been developed, since 1984, for the sake of computer users' freedom. Ironically it is now the basis for a system designed to smother the freedom of the people of London, through online payments to Oyster cards. [...]»

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Freedom and privacy in the cloud: a call for action

http://www.clipperz.com

"This is a post about freedom. The freedom to keep your data for yourself and the freedom to run free software. You should be able to reclaim and enjoy these freedoms also when using web applications. [...] Let me be clear: web apps are great and I’m in love with them. But I think it’s time to ask for more freedom and more privacy. Here is a three step plan to achieve both these results..."

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Free Software vs. the Tax Man

http://techliberation.com

"...free software will prove strongly resistant to state interference. Because virtually everyone associated with a free software project is a volunteer, the state cannot easily compel them to participate in tax and regulatory schemes. [...] But even better, free software is likely to prove extremely resistant to state efforts to build privacy-violating features into software systems..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 32 weeks ago
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Secure Calling Initiative Reaches Second Milestone

http://lxer.com

"...GNU Telephony Secure Calling is intended to make it both possible, and easy, for individuals, private organizations, and public institutions to deploy secure realtime voice and video communications (VoIP) both in closed and openly accessible networks, and to do so in a manner which helps make passive and warrantless communication intercept of private communication a thing of the past.

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EU Official: IP Is Personal

http://ap.google.com

"IP addresses, string of numbers that identify computers on the Internet, should generally be regarded as personal information, the head of the European Union's group of data privacy regulators said Monday..."

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Microsoft seeks patent for office 'spy' software

http://technology.timesonline.co.uk

"Microsoft is developing Big Brother-style software capable of remotely monitoring a worker’s productivity, physical wellbeing and competence..."

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A Conversation with Eben Moglen on Second Life

http://www.ugotrade.com

"...Moglen and Levine explore, in depth, the problem of defining digital public space and issues of privacy on the internet, offering many suggestions on how to implement online privacy enhancing technologies and insights as to how we could design the next generation of these technologies in responsible ways...."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 51 weeks ago
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