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Oh Hey, Half the PRISM Slideshow Just Joined Anti-Surveillance Day

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Oh Hey, Half the PRISM Slideshow Just Joined Anti-Surveillance Day

  1. 1. Oh Hey, Half the PRISM Slideshow Just Joined AntiSurveillance Day The protest will be each within his honor and in celebration of the victory more than the stop On-line Piracy Act two in a extended time past this month, which in turn he helped spur [...] Yesterday, we called the coalition at your rear of "The Day We Fight Back," an initiative protesting mass surveillance, to find out why NSA-friendly tech giants we had not enrolled alongside Reddit, Tumblr, as well as other companies for today's event. Related Facebook, Google, Apple, along with Much More giving Your Current data Immediately in order to NSAYou've by zero means heard of the actual NSA's "PRISM" project, nevertheless it may recognize lots with regards to you: according to a fresh document through the Washington" Read" Related Confirmed: NSA paid Google, Microsoft, Other People Millions with regard to PRISM AidIt looks such as the NSA was Read the particular Complete Piece of writing a bit cozier with Silicon Valley companies than we previously realized. Freshly declassified documents show that the particular spy" Read" S ["The Day We Fight Back"] was announced on the eve in the anniversary with the tragic passing associated with activist as well as technologist Aaron Swartz. Yet no less than they tend to be not spouting your "treason" defense anymore. "We had been happy to hold the assistance in the Reform Government Surveillance Coalition, and especially Google " which in turn emailed a big list of activists that it accrued more than the actual SOPA fight along with endorsed the USA FREEDOM Act " along with Twitter, which in turn tweeted
  2. 2. for you to practically 30 million followers." Demand Progress, which could be noted for its fight against SOPA, was cofounded through Aaron Swartz. a press release about today's event says: Related The Death associated with Aaron Swartz as well as the New Hacker CrackdownIn 1992, the particular sci-fi writer Bruce Sterling revealed The Actual Hacker Crackdown, the riveting nonfiction guide about a string involving high-profile hacker busts on" Read" And sure enough, some logos you might recognize from the PRISM slideshow became available (just within time!) for you to voice their support, which includes Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Twitter. Oh Hey, Half the actual PRISM Slideshow Only Joined Anti-Surveillance Day To get in touch with the author regarding this post, please email nitasha@gawker.com. . Only wait, these people said. David Segal, cofounder and also executive director involving Demand Progress, advised Valleywag: [Image through thedaywefightback.org] ACLU's response to be able to Marissa Mayer's Crying Treason? "LOL"On stage at TechCrunch Disrupt yesterday, after signing Michael Arrington's copy regarding Vogue, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer offered an odd defense of" Read" According to Roy Singham, Chairman of the global technology organization ThoughtWorks, where Aaron has been working up until your period of his passing: "Aaron showed us which being a new technologist within the 21st century means doing it for you to avoid technology through getting turned against the public interest. The Particular moment has become for that global tribe involving technologists for you to rise collectively and also defeat mass surveillance." It's difficult to observe how social media slacktivism"like altering your avatar, putting up a new site banner, as well as developing memes, since the press release suggests"will compel these companies to slam the back door about the NSA's foot

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