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The Canadian Progressive: Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban on Personally Identifiable Web Tracking

Google is the latest tech company to drop the longstanding wall between anonymous online ad tracking and user’s names.

The post Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban on Personally Identifiable Web Tracking appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

LeDaro: Big Brother is watching you

Big Brother Harper is watching you. Bill c 51.

Montreal Simon: Will Stephen Harper Really Get Away With Rewriting History?

It couldn't be a more Orwellian move, or a greater threat to our democracy.Stephen Harper's outrageous decision to protect the RCMP by rewriting history. But this is Harperland, he is drunk with power, he really does believe the truth is what he says it is, and he is out of control.So it seems there . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Will Stephen Harper Really Get Away With Rewriting History?

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Orwellian Move to Protect the RCMP

Sometime today Canada's Information Commissioner is expected to recommend that charges be laid against the RCMP, for withholding and destroying gun registry documents, before Parliament had finished debating whether they should be shredded.But if she does it will now be a meaningless gesture. For it too will be shredded.Because it seems that buried deeply . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Orwellian Move to Protect the RCMP

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Revolt of the Sheep Media

Well as we know Stephen Harper chose to deliver his deranged speech on terrorism the other day, at a campaign-style rally in Toronto rather than in Parliament.But who knew that while Big Brother Harper ranted and raved about the need for new terror laws, and the need to read our e-mails, back in Ottawa . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Revolt of the Sheep Media

Montreal Simon: Tony Clement’s Orwellian "Open Government" Plan

I suppose we should have known that anything Tony Clement proposes would be hideously flawed, so rotten is his record.And his so-called "Open Government" plan" is no different.The Conservative government has rejected calls to reform the Access to Information Act as part of a new openness plan. The final version of the federal blueprint . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Tony Clement’s Orwellian "Open Government" Plan

Politics, Re-Spun: The End of Facebook at Politics, Re-Spun

Note how this looks a bit like the Death Star? 🙂

Hello!

Welcome to the post-Facebook Politics, Re-Spun website!

You will not find a Like/Recommend button at all anymore. Anywhere. We’ve even stripped it from the ShareThis ribbon. We’re so nasty! 🙂

Why?

Because Facebook is the devil. And Big Brother. And a . . . → Read More: Politics, Re-Spun: The End of Facebook at Politics, Re-Spun

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Monstrous Abuse of Power

In two weeks time Parliament is expected to adjourn for the summer. But before it does it will have made this ghastly Harperland an even more sinister place.For never has this country seen such a collection of reactionary bills. And as Andrew Coyne points out, never has there been such an abuse of power.Read . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Monstrous Abuse of Power

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Big Brother Cons

We know he seeks total control. We know he would be our very own Big Brother.We know he's out of his mind, but would make us pay to make him look good.But who knew he would make us pay to violate our own privacy? Read more »

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Montreal Simon: Edward Snowden and the Scary Secrets of Stephen Harper

I'm glad that The Guardian and the Washington Post have been awarded a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on the out of control activities of the National Security Agency. And that Edward Snowden has been vindicated in his own country.It has been nearly a year since a thin, pale computer whiz kid named Edward . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Edward Snowden and the Scary Secrets of Stephen Harper

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Shadow of the Police State

He has committed so many crimes against Canada and his values it's hard to list them all, let alone categorize them. But without a doubt his worst crime is his never-ending assault on our democracy.And in that regard nothing he has done is as sinister as his plan to suppress the vote with his . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Shadow of the Police State

Montreal Simon: The Con Regime and the Shadow of Big Brother

I'd like to believe Canada's spy masters when they tell me they're not spying on Canadians. I'd like to believe I'm still living in a democracy and not a budding police state. I'd like to think that I'm not being tracked like a criminal or a terrorist, for having used the free Wi-Fi at . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: The Con Regime and the Shadow of Big Brother

Montreal Simon: Harperland: Where Big Brother Meets You at the Airport

You've just got back to Canada. You have some time to kill before your connecting flight.You whip out your mobile phone to check out the web, using the airport's free Wi-Fi.Only to have Big Brother start following you around.Welcome to Harperland. Read more »

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Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Sinister Plan to Monitor Social Media

He invited world leaders to his G20 summit, and then allowed the Americans to spy on them. He had his CSEC agents spy on the Brazilians. He has just unveiled a Trojan horse cyber-bullying bill that would allow police easy access to our so-called metadata, the records that internet service providers and phone companies . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Sinister Plan to Monitor Social Media

Montreal Simon: Is the Harper Regime Spying on the Brazilians?

We know he wants total control. We know that he believes that the end justifies the means. We know that Canadian mining companies are some of the most ruthless and rapacious companies on earth.But did Stephen Harper really authorize the spooks at CSEC to spy on the Brazilians? Read more »

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Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Insane War on the Media

A funny thing happened on the Road to Kuala Lumpur. Stephen Harper threw a hissy fit, and further exposed his tyrannical tendencies. The new gang of young fanatics in the PMO showed themselves to be Con klowns who will do ANYTHING to pleasure their depraved leader.And Dave Ellis, the journalist, will be allowed . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Insane War on the Media

Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Rebranding of Canada

Ever since he came to power Stephen Harper has been trying to rebrand Canada.Rewrite its history, recast its traditional values, brainwash us into believing this country was born of war rather than compromise.Replace the red and white of Canada with Con blue.Bend and warp the truth to conform with his deranged views of what . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Rebranding of Canada

Montreal Simon: The Harper Cons and the War on Truth

He's spending millions of dollars attacking Justin Trudeau in the foulest way possible.Trying to brainwash people into believing that Trudeau is not a real man. Now he's preparing to spend millions more of OUR tax dollars trying to brainwash Canadians into thinking he's a real economist. Read more »

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Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Monstrous CBC Birthday Present

Well I don't know if there was a bright Jesus star hovering over Toronto fifty-four years ago .Or a Death Star.I don't know why the exorcist wasn't there. How hard is it to find a monstrous manger in a city for Crissakes !@#!! But I do know that on that fateful day so long . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper’s Monstrous CBC Birthday Present

LeDaro: Verizon – When You Watch TV, TV Will Be Watching You

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

This is Big Brother, your own TV spying on you to serve big corporations so they can hawk their wares in advertising. This is really scary, Big Brother . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Verizon – When You Watch TV, TV Will Be Watching You

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Orthodoxy is unconsciousness

“Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought?… Has it ever occurred to you, Winston, that by the year 2050, at the very latest, not a single human being will be alive … Continue reading →

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Art Threat: Ai Wei Wei installs live webcams in home – Artists winks at Chinese authorities with a Big Brother flourish

Artist Ai Wei Wei has installed live webcams in his home so that authorities – and worried supporters – can keep track of his day-to-day whereabouts and welfare. Feeling hemmed in by increasingly invasive state surveillance – being followed day-to-day, round-the-clock surveillance on his home, searches of his studio, phone taps, opening his mail . . . → Read More: Art Threat: Ai Wei Wei installs live webcams in home – Artists winks at Chinese authorities with a Big Brother flourish

Montreal Simon: The Con War on Information Continues

In most countries a budget is a tool to control expenses. In Great Robot Leader’s Canada it’s a weapon to control information.

Exhibit A: Stats Canada. 

Statistics Canada, the national statistics agency, informed its staff late last week that it has been ordered to chop $33.9-million from its planned spending by April 1, 2014.

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Montreal Simon: Me, Vic, and the Internet Snooping Bill

Oh boy. Sometimes it’s not easy to be a blogger in the growing darkness of Stephen Harper’s Canada. You can feel the fear in the air.

My computer is humming like a toaster, and I don’t know whether it’s the sinister operatives from the PMO, or the Russian hackers. Or both gangs working together.

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somecanuckchick dot com: Stop Bill C-30

Did you know that aside from its short title, the words «children» and «predators» do not appear anywhere in Bill C-30?

Once again, the Harper government’s PR machine is revving up to defend another idiotic piece of proposed legislation — and when I say idiotic, I mean pathologically idiotic!

There is absolutely nothing lawful . . . → Read More: somecanuckchick dot com: Stop Bill C-30