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Which Presidential Candidate Will Support Edward Snowden?

During this week’s Democratic presidential debate, when asked about Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who exposed widespread unconstitutional spying against the American people by the National Security Agency, Hillary Clinton resorted to the standard talking points used by Washington D.C. power elites. “He stole very important

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Dedicated Denial Of Service At Ello

Social networking web sites are no fun any more, says Paul Budnitz, founder of Ello. Ello is a relatively new social networking site that promises not to engage in electronic surveillance of its users, as Facebook, Twitter, and the other big social media sites do.

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Dot & Bo Take Commercial Surveillance to New Low

When you visit the website of furniture and tchotchke seller Dot & Bo, this is what you see. ¬†At first glance, the Dot and Bo “splash” screen doesn’t look unusual — many websites that try to sell you something would like to have your Facebook

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Opt Out of Creepy KissMetrics Surveillance

When the internet was founded, the use of the technology for pecuniary gain was a banishable offense. Now spying on people is considered the norm. Take Kissmetrics, which tracks people and connects their common browsing of websites across different computers and tablets so that people

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