The british GCHQ collected huge amounts of screenshots from millions of personal discussions on YAHOO possibly giving acess to the american NSA. The screenshots were taken at random and none of the victims (which could be you and me) had been suspected of any crime. Read more in the Guardian
Vivian Maier was a nanny who made wonderful photos and never showed them to anyone… Until someone found the negatives in a box.
Here is the website about her:
And here the documentary:
Here is a petition to demand an end to mass surveillance:
No Script is a very useful add-on for firefox which allows you to control who gets access to your data:
Read more here:
At least six European Union countries in addition to Britain have been colluding with the US over the mass harvesting of personal communications data, according to a former contractor to America’s National Security Agency, who said the public should not be “kept in the dark”.
Lavabit, a private email service used by whistleblower Edward Snowden, has been in court appealing against a government order to hand over its encryption keys. Commentators say the case could represent a landmark for internet privacy.
Excerpt of the BBC Interview:
Ladar Levison: I think there may come a day when the United States is no longer associated with the word freedom in people’s minds. The sad thing is that I think that I am too much of an American to abandon my country when that happens.
Read his statement here:
And help his Legal fund here: