How Your Local Library Can Help You Resist the Surveillance State

Melissa Morrone, Waging Nonviolence Waking Times A woman was trying to apply for a job at a major retailer. She had to fill out an online form that prompted her to create a username and password, and then enter personal information down to the last four digits of her Social Security number.“How do you know

On the Outskirts of Crypto City — The Architecture of Surveillance

Ingrid Burrington, Waging Nonviolence Contributor Waking Times In a small park next to the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, Md., signs explain rules about photographs one can take — and illustrate the kind of photo one isn’t allowed to take. (WNV/Ingrid Burrington)Mass surveillance has an image problem. The visual references commonly used to portray

‘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

The NSA Ruse – Imposed Transparency Programming

Zen Gardner, Guest Waking Times If it’s not obvious enough already, the world is being stealthily submersed into a fishbowl mentality. Apparently we are all being watched. Or so they say. Pretty clever meme if you ask me, further imposing an even deeper subconscious relinquishing of privacy and personal freedom. The more they pound on

How Can Your Phone Be Tracked?

Aaron Jackson, Guest Waking Times Most of us are aware that our phones contain a GPS (Global Positioning System) chips, but how much can they really track our phones? The NSA assembled a team called Geolocation Cell or Geo Cell, with analysts and technicians from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency with the intent of tracking people geographically in real

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