Walter Langelaar

He Started #DeleteFacebook… Nine Years Ago

Nine years ago, three artists created a controversial site to make a statement about Facebook’s practices. The company sued and accused them of scraping data. Oh, the irony.

Digital Eye

New AI Paper Warns of Malicious Intent

A new report on AI examines what might happen when bad actors deliberately misuse the technology. Despite its importance, politicians may not be paying attention.

Undersea Internet Cable

Help End Section 702 Surveillance

Section 702 of 2008’s FISA Amendment Act, the basis of an enormous surveillance program, is about to lapse. A new bill, the USA Rights Act, would fix it.

Want to Borrow Money? Then Let a Credit Startup Read Your Email

New online lenders promise funds for previously-ignored groups. The catch? Borrowers have to allow them to spy on everything they do and everyone they associate with.

Microsoft’s Latest OS May Inspire Defenestration

[vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1430841864960{margin-top: -12px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_separator color=”custom” accent_color=”rgba(65,114,140,0.26)”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1430841483287{margin-top: -7px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1427382151322{margin-top: -10px !important;}”][vc_column_text]In the summer of 2015, Microsoft released their […]

Alex Marthews

Podcast #4: Alex Marthews on Protecting Privacy

Alex Marthews is the executive director of Restore the Fourth, a national non-partisan advocacy group dedicated to promoting enforcement of the Fourth Amendment of the US Constitution. He spoke with publisher Mo Lotman about the legal terrain surrounding mass surveillance, including a new effort to bring oversight of the application of surveillance technologies in local communities.

Is Facebook Evil?

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