National hero Edward Snowden explains–with chilling detail–the real world dangers of the illegal government surveillance programs he disclosed and the reality that they aren’t used to stop terrorism.
I look at countries who openly publish every piece of legislation that gets debated on and actively invite the public to be part of the legislative process by maintaining extremely high levels of transparency in their government, even going so far as to redesign their legislative houses with symbolically large viewing galleries and windows–you know, countries like Germany who have first-hand knowledge of the dangers of secrecy and backroom dealings in the houses of government–and then I look at my United States of America….
The stealth change would expand the reach of the FBI’s already highly controversial national security letters.
Let us not–out of fear–destroy what we are most proud of: democracy and your fundamental rights and liberties.
More reason to move forward with the Sparticus Experiment
Tech companies are beginning to use facial recognition software to make your life easier—and to profit from who you are and what you want.
A new report says giving the governments “exceptional access” to encrypted communications would jeopardize confidential data and critical infrastructure.