Category Archives: privacy and freedom of speech

A Note of Appreciation To Senator Rand Paul.

Thank you for speaking up for Americans’ rights to privacy, both in their words and in their deeds, and for speaking against government overreach in sharing the data with law enforcement and private companies. Mass surveillance has silenced would be … Continue reading

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Invasion of Privacy Is Violence.

From Passive Surveillance to Active Disruption, The Growing Reach of the Betrayal of our Privacy Sinks In.  It has taken me since June of 2013 and Edward Snowden’s NSA spying revelations to arrive at the theory that Invasion of Privacy … Continue reading

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Global Powers Have Abandoned Their Human Rights Values.

The Report of the United Nations Human Rights Chief contains more truth in 3 short columns of print, than the entire New York Times newspaper for Friday, March 6th, 2015.  No one can hear the misery of the sufferers of … Continue reading

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NSA News That Never Made It Into The New York Times.

News stories about mass surveillance which have not been reported by The New York Times. What makes these programs different from previously revealed programs? The scale is increased to millions of targets, and no longer passively collecting data, they are … Continue reading

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Constant Monitoring Means A New Society of “Permissions”.

The first freedom lost in a surveillance society is the freedom to control one’s public identity. But the second freedom lost in a surveillance society is the freedom to make spontaneous unselfconscious choices. Through awareness of constant monitoring we experience … Continue reading

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On “The Right To Be Forgotten”.

On The Right To Be Forgotten: My ideal privacy protection scenario to protect an individual’s public identity. In my ideal privacy protection scenario an individual’s public identity would be protected by a hierarchy of three steps. The person, the individual … Continue reading

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Imagine No Surveillance.

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Senator Paul Speaks Out About “The NSA and Your Privacy” At Berkeley College

“I believe what you do on a cell phone is none of their damn business,” he said. The NYTimes reported that he said that the NSA was “drunk with power”. Most of the crowd were students although the reporter noted … Continue reading

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NSA News That Never Made It Into The New York Times.

News stories about mass surveillance which have not been reported by The New York Times. What makes these programs different from previously revealed programs? The scale is increased to millions of targets, and no longer passively collecting data, they are … Continue reading

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Safely Into The Light

We want to live free in a bit of mystery……. To let our thoughts roam with no borders, no stops, no censors. We want to be free to let our thoughts fly……. Cautious or daring, climbing and diving, crowing or … Continue reading

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