What if Google, the most widely used search engine in the world, could just make people and information “disappear”? What if Google “disappeared” all of the NSA documents Edward Snowden released, his interviews, the carefully documented evidence that our national security state is wildly out of control? What if this inconvenient information, or Snowden himself, could “disappear” down a memory hole?
|By: DSWright Tuesday April 30, 2013 9:25 am|
In a free society the government is transparent and citizens have privacy – in America the situation is reversed. The government is allowed to invoke secrecy whenever it likes as the citizenry gradually lose all their privacy. And now a government task force spearheaded by the FBI wants to take what remains of privacy in America. Upset by technological innovation and people doing things they can’t easily spy on, the FBI wants broader authority to force companies like Facebook and Google to give them user information.
|By: Richard Falk Wednesday July 6, 2011 1:28 pm|
The reports that two of the foreign flagged ships planning to be part of the ten vessel Freedom Flotilla II experienced similar forms of disabling sabotage creates strong circumstantial evidence of Israeli responsibility. It stretches the imagination to suppose that a sophisticated cutting of the propeller shafts of both ships is a coincidence with no involvement by Israel’s Mossad, long infamous for its overseas criminal acts in support of contested Israeli national interests.