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Annalist » Das Ende der anonymen E-Mail. Fraude met DigiD blijkt verbluffend simpel. Egypt’s Autocrats Exploited Internet’s Weaknesses - NYTimes.com.

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Themes. Woberator. Talk - Naomi Wolf - The End of America. Detained American Says He Was Beaten in Kuwait. U.S. teenager tortured in Kuwait and barred re-entry into the U.S. - Glenn Greenwald. (updated below) Gulet Mohamed is an 18-year-old American citizen whose family is Somalian.

U.S. teenager tortured in Kuwait and barred re-entry into the U.S. - Glenn Greenwald

Government-created climate of fear - Glenn Greenwald. One of the more eye-opening events for me of 2010 occurred in March, when I first wrote about WikiLeaks and the war the Pentagon was waging on it (as evidenced by its classified 2008 report branding the website an enemy and planning how to destroy it).

Government-created climate of fear - Glenn Greenwald

At the time, few had heard of the group — it was before it had released the video of the Apache helicopter attack — but I nonetheless believed it could perform vitally important functions and thus encouraged readers to donate to it and otherwise support it. The reflexive call for fewer liberties - Glenn Greenwald. (updated below) William Galston — former Clinton adviser and current Brookings Institution Senior Fellow — has a column in The New Republic about the Gabrielle Giffords shooting that illustrates the mentality endlessly eroding basic American liberty: namely, the belief that every tragedy must lead to new government powers and new restrictions on core liberties.

The reflexive call for fewer liberties - Glenn Greenwald

Indignez vous !! Indignez-vous ! par Stéphane Hessel. Pour Stéphane Hessel, le «motif de base de la Résistance, c’était l’indignation».

Indignez-vous ! par Stéphane Hessel

Certes, les raisons de s’indigner dans le monde complexe d’aujourd’hui peuvent paraître moins nettes qu’au temps du nazisme. Mais «cherchez et vous trouverez» : l’écart grandissant entre les très riches et les très pauvres, l’état de la planète, le traitement fait aux sans-papiers, aux immigrés, aux Roms, la course au “toujours plus”, à la compétition, la dictature des marchés financiers et jusqu’aux acquis bradés de la Résistance – retraites, Sécurité sociale… Alors, on peut croire Stéphane Hessel, et lui emboîter le pas, lorsqu’il appelle à une «insurrection pacifique».

Listen to RFI. Politics of Fear. We live in a highly organised climate of fear.

Politics of Fear

If security organisations depend upon fear and paranoia to sustain their existence, Wikileaks suggests using the same tools to hold them to account. Today, we live in a climate of fear. On 15 December, the US Department of Homeland Security and FBI issued an intelligence bulletin to state and local law enforcement agencies warning that terrorists could target mass gatherings at major metropolitan areas during the 2010 holiday season, although US officials said that there is no specific and credible intelligence about planned terror attacks. In October, the US Department of State issued an alert warning Americans travelling to Europe to be cautious because of suspected terror plots to attack major European cities. Life Inc by Douglas Rushkoff - Trade Paperback. {*style:<i>Your Money or Your Life A Lesson on the Front Stoop </i>*} I got mugged on Christmas Eve. I was in front of my Brooklyn apartment house taking out the trash when a man pulled a gun and told me to empty my pockets.

I gave him my money, wallet, and cell phone. Tim Wu: Net Neutrality and Free Speech. Tim Wu: Information Empires. Tim Wu on the Master Switch. The Master Switch: Tim "Net Neutrality" Wu explains what's at stake in the battle for net freedom. Jacob Weisberg & Tim Wu - The Master Switch. Tim Wu's Home Page.

Woberator, de documentaire. A taxonomy of transparency. I’m writing the section of Public Parts on truly public government — transparency leading to collaboration. I am trying to come up with a simple taxonomy of transparency, a list of what should be open by default. Help me with my definition and list of buckets: The first step to public government is transparency. Newsbrooke The Silent State. Google United States Government.

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? towards a privatized state survei

The two-tiered justice system: an illustration - Glenn Greenwald. Of all the topics on which I’ve focused, I’ve likely written most about America’s two-tiered justice system — the way in which political and financial elites now enjoy virtually full-scale legal immunity for even the most egregious lawbreaking, while ordinary Americans, especially the poor and racial and ethnic minorities, are subjected to exactly the opposite treatment: the world’s largest prison state and most merciless justice system.

The two-tiered justice system: an illustration - Glenn Greenwald

That full-scale destruction of the rule of law is also the topic of my forthcoming book. But The New York Times this morning has a long article so perfectly illustrating what I mean by “two-tiered justice system” — and the way in which it obliterates the core covenant of the American Founding: equality before the law — that it’s impossible for me not to highlight it. The article’s headline tells most of the story: “In Financial Crisis, No Prosecutions of Top Figures.”

Rporate hired spies are here to stay doNOTwaste your time Peter Bleksley. A small independent garage is repeatedly targeted by thieves intent on stealing expensive tools.

rporate hired spies are here to stay doNOTwaste your time Peter Bleksley

A flagship academy suffers the same fate, only it's the IT equipment that the burglars want. A global energy supplier wants to protect its power plant. Step forward the private security sector. Police forces are stretched to breaking point and face deep cuts. Mark Kennedy: A journey from undercover cop to 'bona fide' activist. He turned up with long hair, tattoos and an insatiable appetite for climbing trees.

Mark Kennedy: A journey from undercover cop to 'bona fide' activist

Few people suspected anything odd of the man who introduced himself as Mark Stone on a dairy farm turned spiritual sanctuary in North Yorkshire. He had come alone on 12 August 2003, in the middle of a heatwave, for a gathering of environmental activists known as Earth First.

Global Companies

Collusion. Local firms. Law. Identity. Net neutrality. Net neutrality clone. Real property. In English common law, real property, real estate, realty, or immovable property is any subset of land that has been legally defined and the improvements to it have been made by human efforts: buildings, machinery, wells, dams, ponds, mines, canals, roads, etc.

Real property

Real property and personal property are the two main subunits of property in English Common Law. Historical background[edit] The word "real" ultimately derives from Latin res "thing" and was used in Middle English to mean "relating to things, especially real property".[1] In common law, real property was property that could be protected by some form of real action,[clarification needed] in contrast to personal property, where a plaintiff would have to resort to another form of action.

ACTA

Public space. "protection" censorship. Technology. Help. Flyby And Driveby Photos Of Walmart's Super-Secret Data Center. Events. Network- I'm Mad as Hell. IBM Many Bills: A Visual Bill Explorer. Toby Considine - Smart Energy and the End of Privacy. Back in the early 90’s, there was a national conversation on privacy, and transactional data, and e-commerce.

Toby Considine - Smart Energy and the End of Privacy

It was an effort to adapt traditional notions of privacy for today’s digital world, in which no information every really goes away, ever. Today, a new generation is wrestling with these issues, but without the fundamental understanding those conversations created. The first assumption in the national conversation was that it was simply good business to expect privacy and discretion. Many early e-commerce successes were tied to what might be called embarrassing purchases. Birth Control. A certain level of information sharing is necessary. Las Vegas was an early leader in understanding their customers. Everything is OK Montage. Chaîne de cveitch. Chaîne de cveitch.

Jailbreak

Spying. Prisoner’s Dilemma: Your Kids Know Game Theory « Game Theory Ninja. Another example of the ubiquity of economics. Prisoner’s Dilemma , it seems, isn’t all that difficult to grasp, at least at the basic level. Via Freakonomics : Tactical Tech (Info_Activism) ONO - Survival in the digital age. ONO (ONOrobot) Intypedia project. Intypedia project (intypedia) Firesheep In Wolves? Clothing: Extension Lets You Hack Into Twitter, Facebook Accounts Easily. It seems like every time Facebook amends its privacy policy, the web is up in arms. The truth is, Facebook’s well publicized privacy fight is nothing compared to the vulnerability of all unsecured HTTP sites — that includes Facebook, Twitter and many of the web’s most popular destinations. How To Protect Your Login Information From Firesheep. TechCrunch reader Steve Manuel claims to have found a workaround to Firesheep, the controversial Firefox extension that allows anyone on an insecure open Wifi network to access user login info for almost every single social network in existence.

Intellectual property. Intellectual property (IP) rights are the legally recognized exclusive rights to creations of the mind.[1] Under intellectual property law, owners are granted certain exclusive rights to a variety of intangible assets, such as musical, literary, and artistic works; discoveries and inventions; and words, phrases, symbols, and designs. Common types of intellectual property rights include copyright, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights, trade dress, and in some jurisdictions trade secrets. Although many of the legal principles governing intellectual property rights have evolved over centuries, it was not until the 19th century that the term intellectual property began to be used, and not until the late 20th century that it became commonplace in the majority of the world.[2] The British Statute of Anne (1710) and the Statute of Monopolies (1624) are now seen as the origins of copyright and patent law respectively.[3]

Symmetrie _todo_

To do2. Pearlnet. Perlenkette. Clarinette02. Defenders. Journalism. Art. Privacy. Transparency. Metaphors newspaper. We Live In Public. The Transparency Paradox Colayer. Publicy. Assange’s Mission for Total Transparency. Transparency should be proportional to the power that one has. I'm Writing a Book: WikiLeaks and the Age of Transparency. WikiLeaks and Julian Paul Assange. LRB · Slavoj Žižek · Good Manners in the Age of WikiLeaks. Wikileaks: "Totale Transparenz ist auch totale Überwachung" Boycott the UK census over links to Lockheed Martin, protesters say.

Assange praises Indian newspaper's use of WikiLeaks disclosures. How Dropbox sacrifices user privacy for cost savings.