PRISM Whistleblower — Edward Snowden in his own words

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FREEDOM OF THE PRESS FOUNDATION The source behind the NSA leak talks about his motives in exposing global surveillance and data-mining programs. ** For further perspective, be sure to check out these videos from USA Today of an interview with three other NSA whistleblowers—Thomas Drake, William Binney, and J Kirk Wiebe—as well as their lawyer …

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Occupy movement bugged by corporations

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TIMLIBERT.ME An analysis of 100 Occupy websites by Tim Limbert shows 99 are insecure. Most are hosting tracking bugs by Google, Twitter, and Facebook which are designed to collect information on visitors. Since these are US corporations, activist data is vulnerable to government data-mining. At OTC, to be in full compliance with Limbert’s suggestions we …

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Has our library made a deal with the corporate devil?

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OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN With much fanfare Pima County Public Library (PCPL) announced last year that its patrons can now download a limited selection of books for use on’s Kindle e-readers. There’s just one catch: Amazon will keep track of what you are reading, when you are reading it, and will keep any notes you …

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