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Dangerous Cybercrime Treaty Pushes Surveillance and Secrecy Worldwide

https://www.eff.org

The noxious 'Cybercrime Treaty' is springing up like Patterson's Curse at locations dotted all along the Information Superhighway and threatens to turn it into an Information SuperSpyway.

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EFF Warns Congress: Data Retention Would Endanger Privacy, Gain Little

https://www.eff.org

It is particularly troublesome because the laws designed to protect the private data of consumers from government access are insufficient and out-of-date — creating a perfect storm for government abuse.

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Created by lozz 3 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 16 weeks ago
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Don't Let Congress Order Internet Companies to Spy on You: Oppose

https://secure.eff.org

That same data would also be available to civil litigants in private lawsuits--whether it's the RIAA trying to identify downloaders, a company trying to uncover and retaliate against an anonymous critic, or a divorce lawyer looking for dirty laundry

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Choose your future: free software, or masking tape on your kid's webcam

http://www.fsf.org

Appalled by the Lower Merion School District's remote monitoring of students? Help the Free Software Foundation build a wiki database of school districts that provide students with laptops, so that we can campaign against mandatory, proprietary laptops.

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GTKACTA the COTIF

http://en.wikipedia.org

Get To Know ACTA the Confederated Opposition To Internet Freedom. Imagine a M$ with the ability to get Free Software developers kicked off the internet using secret allegatioms of possible IP infringements. Get To Know ACTA before you find it on an ISP near you.

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Yahoo's Lawful Spying Guide - PDF

http://cryptome.org

Downloadable Yahoo pdf describes their procedures for supplying law enforcement with information gleaned from their customers. Currently fourth entry on Crytome's index. Internet privacy? Not guaranteed by Yahoo.

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Warrantless Intrusion: yet another reason for Using GNU/Linux (but it may not be enough)

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

All manner of campaigns have been tried to persuade Windows users to make the switch to GNU/Linux and every year is heralded as the year of GNU/Linux on the desktop.

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Created by zarkovic 5 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 43 weeks ago
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Stallman: Your Freedom needs Free/Libre Software

http://www.zcommunications.org

Many of us know that governments can threaten the human rights of software users through censorship and surveillance of the Internet. Many do not realize that the software they run on their home or work computers can be an even worse threat. Thinking of software as "just a tool", they suppose that it obeys them, when in fact it often obeys others instead.

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AT&T and Other ISPs May Be Getting Ready to Filter

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com

"The New York Times is reporting that NBC, Microsoft, AT&T, digital filtering companies, and other assorted spooks were all abuzz at the Consumer Electronics Show over the prospects for spying on and preventing -- oops, I mean "filtering" -- of Internet content at the network level, as demanded by the RIAA, MPAA, and, well, you know the drill." -- VIA Lauren Weinstein: http://lauren.vortex.com/archive/000355.html

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Is Windows Media Player 11 Watchng You?

http://nixedblog.thenixedreport.com

I thought Microsoft stuck to monitoring Vista systems but XP could be under surveillance too. If you have read my previous articles this should come as no surprise.

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Created by dave 7 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 5 weeks ago
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