What is contained in the documents from Snowden is clear evidence of an unchecked surveillance state that threatens the liberty of citizens not just in America but around the world. There is a duty amongst journalists to inform citizens of what these intelligence agencies are doing and what powers they have and think they should have to invade privacy, whenever they deem it necessary.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday September 6, 2013 9:35 am|
|By: James Fallows Sunday June 17, 2012 1:59 pm|
Liars & Outliers explores some of the deeper principles on which social health depends. The subtitle of the book conveys the main theme: “Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive.” It is a systematic assessment of the conditions that allow people to assume the best rather than the worst from the others they encounter during the day.
|By: Bruce Schneier Sunday May 20, 2012 1:59 pm|
For most of us, the TSA is our only contact with the “war on terror.”
|By: emptywheel Monday December 27, 2010 7:00 am|
The Electronic Privacy Information Center has been suing the Department of Homeland Security because it refused to engage in the public rule-making process before it adopted RapeAScan machines as part of the primary screening at airports. DHS responded to EPIC’s suit the other day. While I think their response will be largely successful as written, [...]