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Spying, Prying & Lying: The Rise of Global Digital Surveillance

Spying, Prying & Lying: The Rise of Global Digital Surveillance

Patrick Henningsen, New Dawn Waking Times “Books have been written about [US] President Eisenhower’s famous farewell warning in 1961 about the ‘military-industrial complex,’ and what he described as its ‘unwarranted influence.’ But an even greater leviathan today, one that the public knows little about, is the ‘intelligence-industrial complex.’” – Michael Hirsh, National Journal1 In our interconnected […]

The Mirror World, Mass Surveillance, and What We Can Do to Change It

The Mirror World, Mass Surveillance, and What We Can Do to Change It

Julie Henderson, Contributor Waking  Times Not only is another world possible; she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing. -Arundhati Roy  This is a statement that I’m sending to document the fact that I am a survivor of ongoing torture tactics that include everything I’ve just mentioned. For a period […]

By January 29, 2014 6 Comments Read More →
Confronting the Specter of Corporate and Police Spying

Confronting the Specter of Corporate and Police Spying

Adam Federman, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times Between 2004 and 2008, at the height of America’s war on terror, the NYPD spied on, infiltrated and tracked members of the pro-cycling advocacy groups Critical Mass and Time’s Up. Both groups are known for their playful and seemingly impromptu mass rides through busy parts of urban areas […]

By January 16, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
‘Siren Servers’ as the Matrix

‘Siren Servers’ as the Matrix

V. Susan Ferguson, Contributor Waking Times Jaron Lanier in his book “Who Owns the Future” coined the term ‘Siren Servers’ to describe “an elite computer, or coordinated collection of computers, on a network. It is characterized by narcissism, hyperamplified risk aversion, and extreme information asymmetry. It is the winner of an all-or-nothing contest, and it inflicts […]

By December 25, 2013 12 Comments Read More →
Whistleblower Edward Snowden Releases Statement from Moscow: Still Seeking Asylum

Whistleblower Edward Snowden Releases Statement from Moscow: Still Seeking Asylum

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times As the Obama administration strongly chides Edward Snowden for whistle-blowing on the entire US government, namely the NSA and CIA who has been tapping cell phones and sneaking a peek at Internet transactions via forced hand-overs from the likes of Google and Facebook utilizing a program called PRISM, the […]

Is Privacy History? Top 5 Ways You Are Being Digitally Monitored and Catalogued Daily

Is Privacy History? Top 5 Ways You Are Being Digitally Monitored and Catalogued Daily

Waking Times What if somebody told you that you were being monitored inside and outside your home 24 hours a day? Would you believe them? Most people wouldn’t. However reality is often scarier than fiction. Chances are if you’re reading this, you likely live in a nation that utilizes the following tracking methodologies that have […]

By December 11, 2012 31 Comments Read More →
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