NSA Contractors Join Privacy Shield

NSA Contractors Join Privacy Shield

Did you really think that the European Union would protect your privacy? Don’t be so naive. The US-EU Privacy Shield program is supposed to give EU citizens greater data protections. As I wrote previously, the Privacy Shield program has several legal loopholes, which makes it look a bit like a block of Swiss cheese. To add insult to injury, not only does the Privacy Shield fail […]

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Los contratistas del NSA se unen al “Escudo de Privacidad”

Los contratistas del NSA se unen al “Escudo de Privacidad”

¿Alguien pensaba que la Unión Europea protegería nuestra privacidad? No seamos ingenuos. El escudo de protección EEUU-UE debería ofrecer una mayor protección a los ciudadanos de la unión. Como ya escribimos anteriormente sobre el programa Escudo de Privacidad tiene varios vacíos legales que lo hacen parecer un queso suizo. Para más INRI, el Escudo de Privacidad no solo es ineficiente para proteger los datos de […]

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New Snowden Documentary Censored Online

New Snowden Documentary Censored Online

In January, a leaked copy of the film Citizenfour was posted online. Citizenfour details how Edward Snowden leaked NSA documents, which revealed a massive government surveillance program. Soon after the film appeared online, copies of the film started to disappear from various websites. Copies of Citizenfour or links to the film have been removed from VodLocker.com, UploadC.com, Torrentz.eu, Youtube, and other websites. From links to […]

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#SIF14 Conference, How Important is Internet Freedom?

#SIF14 Conference, How Important is Internet Freedom?

Stockholm Internet Forum 2014 (SIF14) “aims to deepen the discussions on how freedom and openness on the Internet promote economic and social development worldwide”. This was the third time that the Stockholm Internet Forum was organized by The Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, .SE (The Internet Infrastructure Foundation) and The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The conference promotes ‘Internet Freedom’ and this year they […]

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Snowden offers help to Brazil and asks for asylum

Snowden offers help to Brazil and asks for asylum

Edward Snowden, former consultant for the NSA and accused of spying for leaking sensitive information detrimental to U.S. security, said in a letter published this Tuesday (17 December 2013) that he can help Brazil to defend their network against the United States surveillance agencies. In this letter, Snowden said White House will continue interfering with his “ability to speak” until he gets permanent asylum in […]

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