For years now, the U.S. Government has been hiding information about how it uses its Predator drones (military-grade flying robots) over domestic airspace. Some general indications of “alternative” uses had leaked out, but we didn’t know the true scale of domestic Predator drone deployment until
Yesterday, Peregrin Wood noted the leaking of a previously secret legal document written by the presidential administration of Barack Obama, a document that justifies the killing of American citizens who have been convicted of no crime, without the right to a trial and even without
Until Congress gets rid of the Patriot Act and the FISA Amendments Act, laws that enable excessive, out of control government espionage against American citizens, no money should be approved to fund technology that can be used to spy against us more effectively, whether that technology is deployed in the sky, on the ground, or under the sea.
Corporate Blogger Tells Non-Corporate Bloggers to Give Up, Go Home and Leave the Field to the Corporations
A fair condensation of Paul Boutin’s “friendly advice” in his latest Wired column: 1. If you’re a non-corporate person thinking about launching a blog, don’t. 2. If you’re a non-corporate person who has a blog, abandon it. 3. After all, media corporations are dominating the