Yahoo secretly scanned all of its customer’s incoming emails in response to directives from the NSA and FBI. “This is a clear sign that people can trust neither their government nor their service providers to respect their privacy.”
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The London police force has wasted millions of pounds on detaining Assange inside the Ecuadorian embassy for years. UN group reportedly backs Julian Assange 'unlawful detention' claim https://t.co/vgeXcKVWHl pic.twitter.com/5ziSJwBdpC — Wired UK (@WiredUK) February 4, 2016 The UN finding in favor of Julian Assange shows what many of us have already known. The UK must […] . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Assange Illegally Detained by UK Police
The Liberals record? Not much better. “I can’t answer the question about the former government, what their reasons were,” said Sajjan, also noting he does not believe any of the metadata inadvertently shared could have ended up in the hands of any countries beyond the Five Eyes. BREAKING: #CSE suspends #metadata sharing with int'l partners […] . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Conservatives Failed to Protect Privacy
Comedy Team To Release 1 hour film about Conservatives, Surveillance and Climate change
From Executive Producers The Yes Men and Mark Achbar (The Corporation, Manufacturing Consent) The political comedy pranksters at SHD.ca are releasing a one hour film on YouTube, October 14th, 2015. The film focuses on the expansion of state surveillance in . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Yes Men and SHD release film about Conservative Problems
I was interviewed for the E-Day documentary film being wrapped up this Summer. What’d I say? You’ll have to wait until it’s been all put together. I can’t wait!
https://t.co/vXIDfiLnwi Inky Mark running in #elxn42 as an Independent http://t.co/ZCvw2lX8Kg #votersuppression https://t.co/YJ73Qu4IIL
— @EDayFilm (@edayfilm) June 4, 2015
Road trip video . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: ConCalls: Documentary Underway
In the good old days, Canada’s spy agencies were not supposed to spy on Canadians. Government departments are also supposed to benefit from their research into vulnerabilities in computer systems, because holes can be closed. CSE was, according to The CBC, and The Intercept, intentionally not filling holes it found in the Google App Store . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: The Establishment And Your Phone
Do you want a computer that will only install US Government authorized applications? That’s what the NSA wants for you, so they’ll have a front-door to every device.
The bottom half of this page is all about CSE.
Canada’s had a recent track record that’s bad. PONY EXPRESS ring a bell? So what is our watchdog really doing? Not much, judging by recent news reports.
If you're in Canada I'll be on @cbcasithappens shortly talking about our story exposing CSEC's secret hacking. https://t.co/lzOE69668Y
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RCMP called ‘anti-petroleum’ critics (aka anyone concerned about climate change) a potential security threat http://t.co/sollGvyhdB #cdnpoli
— Keith Stewart (@climatekeith) February 18, 2015
The RCMP have displayed Climate Change Denial symptoms. This is bad for Canada, because if the police tasked with interfering in climate change related activism do not understand the science . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: “Anti-Petroleum” RCMP Explodes Gasoline In Their Cars’ Engines
Your Government is Spying On Your Downloads. http://t.co/2hkBFUe7K3 w/ @caparsons pic.twitter.com/OHOf95n64u
— CANADALAND (@CNDLND) February 2, 2015
3. Or maybe the media has allowed government (#CSE) to define spying on its own terms- the least alarming terms possible.
— Jesse Brown (@JesseBrown) February 2, 2015
4. #CSE says it doesn't "target" Canadians. . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: Canadians Being Spied On
Here’s an interesting bit of the process the NSA and partners are going about tracking your online activities so they can link everything you do that isn’t encrypted and disassociated from your IP address and social profiles online, to you personally. LEVITATION has been watching you, most certainly.
Every RT of #BellLetsTalk will be tracked . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: CSEC Back In The News
This is why Edward Snowden risked life and liberty. http://t.co/FNhj7mIi8a https://t.co/c7f4hynSZm via @RecentApp pic.twitter.com/PED4veBpWw
— Declan McCullagh (@declanm) November 9, 2014
Critics of Snowden tried to claim that no one would ever be hurt by metadata collection willy-nilly. We can hopefully all put that canard to bed.
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The U.S. House of Representatives last month inserted into a defense appropriations bill a measure barring the National Security Agency from meddling with encryption standards.
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Journalist and author Glenn Greenwald suggests how we can protect ourselves from government snooping, and defend our civil liberties in the digital age.
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One year ago today Edward Snowden revealed to the world evidence that many long suspected – that the American government is actively performing mass surveillance. Innocent people have been targeted and information the likes of which we’ll never fully know has been collected on nearly anyone who’s used the internet.
It’s not just the . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: It’s Time to Reset the Net
The NSA had claimed that Ed Snowden hadn’t contacted superiors with concerns about their illegal activity. They released an email attempting to discredit his claim that he had raised concerns, and the email proves Snowden was telling the truth.
The Washington Post has published a response from Snowden to NSA’s release of this email. He . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: PRISM: NSA Caught In Another Lie about #Snowden
An interesting ethical debate is taking place. FirstLook Media, the controversial and adversarial media outlet owned by PayPal’s inventor, has withheld the name of the 5th country the NSA collects recordings of all phone calls from. SOMALGET and MYSTIC are Top Secret programs revealed by the Snowden leaks from the NSA. Following on the earth . . . → Read More: Saskboy’s Abandoned Stuff: WikiLeaks: A Country’s Name To Kill