Battles for democracy. Week 28

Battles for democracy. Week 28

The NSA merely pursues total population control. Turkey is trying to block Twitter…again. TPP will put an end to free expression online. UK might dodge Europe’s top court ruling reinstating and expanding its spying powers. Citizens abused or killed, liberties and rights cut The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control. At least 80% of all audio calls, not just metadata, are recorded […]

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Battles for democracy. Week 25

Battles for democracy. Week 25

Social media mass surveillance is permitted by law, says top UK official. The NSA is more active in Germany and Denmark than anywhere else in Europe. Facebook said they will never use your browsing and app history to show you ads – they lied. Citizens abused or killed, liberties and rights cut Social media mass surveillance is permitted by law, says top UK official. It […]

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Battles for Democracy. Week 23

Battles for Democracy. Week 23

This week citizens are counter-attacking harder than usual. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between Europe and the United States leaked. Battles for Democracy in the Arab World and much more. Citizens abused or killed, liberties and rights cut According to documents disclosed this week, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between Europe and the United States will hinder the return of public […]

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Battles for Democracy. Week 23.

Battles for Democracy. Week 23.

Reset The Net initiative is pushing the use of encryption to new levels; German and British spy stations discovered; Egypt will acquire a brand new system for mass surveillance. Citizens abused or killed, liberties and rights cut Above-top-secret details of Britain’s covert surveillance programme – including the location of a clandestine British base tapping undersea cables in the Middle East – have so far remained […]

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Battles for Democracy. Week 22.

Battles for Democracy. Week 22.

Encryption tool endorsed by Snowden abruptly shuts down; UK government threatened with shutting down the Guardian if files from the Snowden case were not destroyed; Europe on the verge of destroying online comments and free speech; Calls for social media to be censored in Spain after politician’s assassination is mocked on twitter; and much more. Citizens abused or killed, liberties and rights cut Encryption Tool […]

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Battles for Democracy. Week 21

Battles for Democracy. Week 21

The copyright monopoly cannot be enforced without mass surveillance. We’d better reinvent banking or remove it altogether. 152 out of 736 Members of European Parliament have other earnings apart from their salary. Credit Suisse will pay $2.6 billion for helping American clients avoid taxes, so that they can continue the same. The British government is planning to block European Union legislation on net neutrality Citizens […]

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Battles for Democracy. Week 20

Battles for Democracy. Week 20

European Commission are following the agenda of those with money; possible abuses of ‘the right to be forgotten’ ; FCC votes to kill Net Neutrality; 281 persons protesting against austerity and TTIP were violently arrested (including Belgian and European parliamentarians and candidates, senior trade union officials, farmers and many elderly citizens); more than 1000 candidates for Members of the European Parliament pledge to stand up for […]

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Battles for Democracy. Week 19

Battles for Democracy. Week 19

A weekly summary of the battles for democracy. “We kill people based on metadata” confirms Michael Hayden ex-director for NSA; Corporations guilty of ethical, financial or environmental misconduct give advice to the comission; Crackdown intensifies ahead of Tiananmen anniversary;  30.000 lobbyst and counting: is Brussels under corporate sway? and much more. Citizens Losing: Citizens abused or killed, liberties and rights cut. “We kill people based […]

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Battles for Democracy. Week 18

Battles for Democracy. Week 18

A weekly summary of the battles for democracy: New models of internet censorship are being piloted and perfected; What monitoring centers are procuring governments ; Norwegian Intelligence Service acquires a supercomputer to crack heavy cryptography; UK government offers school pupil data to private companies; Net neutrality finally dies at ripe old age of 45; Example of how the FBI threatens if you refuse to become […]

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Battles for Democracy. Weeks 16-17

Battles for Democracy. Weeks 16-17

A weekly summary of the battles for democracy: Hidden rules within the EU-US trade deal; Tibetan man on fire (the 130th) to protest against Chinese oppression; Repression, censorship, disappearances and impunity in Mexico; Financial data of UK taxpayers could be sold to private firms; Amnesty International denounces repressive legislation in Spain,… and much more. Citizens Losing Citizens abused or killed, liberties and rights cut. Suing the […]

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