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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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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Pirates Demonstrate as Obama Visits Sweden

Pirates Demonstrate as Obama Visits Sweden

The Swedish Pirate Party and their youth organisation, Young Pirates, demonstrated in Stockholm on Wednesday 4 September 2013 when US president Barack Obama visited Sweden.

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Privatisation of Security and the Loss of Liberty

Privatisation of Security and the Loss of Liberty

In the last few days several people have given their view about the mass-spying scandal revealed by whistle-blower and former ‘Booz Allen Hamilton’ employee Edward Snowden. Although his true motive can be questioned, the fact is that Snowden’s actions revealed the existence of a government and corporation spy apparatus operating on a global scale, only envisioned in dystopian near-future movies and literature until recently. This is something that Pirate […]

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The Importance of International Privacy Day in the United States

The Importance of International Privacy Day in the United States

My homeland: Ravished and tarnished by the claws of tyranny, and yet the little boy who is suppose to cry wolf remains silent – too busy with the puppet show. And when the day comes when drone squadrons fly overhead, and there’s a CCTV camera on every street corner, the little boy who will cry wolf will be taken in the night.

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