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Top 5 Mind-Bending Facts About Brainwashing

CIA Brainwashing Techniques

Individualism Vs Sacrificial Collectivism

<b>Free, competitive markets have been the engine for both freedom and prosperity. In addition, free market capitalism is morally based on the principle</b> …

Slavery

Democracy vs. Totalitarianism

Revealing the Corporate Control of Information - Shadows of Liberty

Security and Control of Information System_2EB31_Universitas Gunadarma

Google involved with Clinton campaign, controls information flow – Assange

American tech giant Google is closely cooperating with Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign to promote the candidate, WikiLeaks founder Julian …

The FBI Admits It Uses Fake Cell Phone Towers to Track You

FBI use of Stingrays is an open secret, but the agency's director has finally spoken about it on the record.<p>Any given time, on any given day, law enforcement could be scooping up your location data using a fake cell phone tower, and you would probably never know about it. In a just-surfaced video …

The Great Manipulator

Dmitry Medvedev recently played a telling little head game.<p>When the Russian prime minister said at the Munich Security Conference that Moscow and the …

Yes, the NSA Can Spy on Every US Citizen

We've learned from investigations that the NSA and FBI have direct access to the servers of numerous tech-industry giants including Google, Facebook, and Apple through the use of PRISM—a program that enables intelligence analysts to intercept any form...<p>NSA headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland.</i> …

RSA 2015 survey: 48 percent believe NSA surveillance has increased

At RSA Conference 2015, a group of more than 200 attendees were surveyed regarding their thoughts about government surveillance in the wake of Edward …

Querying the Government’s Authority to “Correct the Record”

By Darren O’Donovan<p>“We don’t comment on particular cases”. Few lines are more ubiquitous in the public sphere. It is no surprise therefore, that the …

Surveillance

Lies, propaganda and fake news: A challenge for our age

With news sources splintering and falsehoods spreading widely online, can anything be done? Richard Gray takes an in-depth look at how we got here – and hears from the researchers and innovators seeking to save the truth.<p>Who was the first black president of America? It’s a fairly simple question …

Journalism

The Illusion of Freedom: The Police State Is Alive and Well

“What happened here was the gradual habituation of the people, little by little, to being governed by surprise; to receiving decisions deliberated in …

Surveillance

US judge halts mass fingerprint harvesting by cops to unlock iPhones

<b>Analysis</b> Uncle Sam's vaguely worded raid warrant knocked down by the ConstitutionAn Illinois judge has rejected a warrant sought by the US government …

Amazon: Alexa’s speech is protected by the First Amendment

Should computerized virtual assistants enjoy the same constitutional protections that living, breathing humans do? Amazon thinks so, and it’s taking …

Phone surveillance in 2017: Are you being watched?

<b>Tracking phones</b><p>Multiple techniques are used to monitor phone communications. At the basic level, software widely available online lets you track the …

Surveillance

Surveillance state? More than half of councils give body cameras to staff

More than half of UK councils have given body-worn cameras to their officials to snoop on minor offences such as littering, bad parking and …

Surveillance

Keeping eyes on NYPD surveillance: Time for the City Council to increase scrutiny of Stingrays and other technology

New York City styles itself as a vibrant, 21st century city, home to the most diverse population on Earth. It is a modern city, an open city and a …

Surveillance

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

US national security,US politics,Privacy,Telecommunications industry,Telecoms,Verizon Communications,Data protection,Technology,Business,World news,US news,NSA,The NSA files<p><b>Exclusive:</b> Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama

Mexico: Crisis of Enforced Disappearances

(Mexico City) – Mexico’s security forces have participated in widespread enforced disappearances, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. …

The fight against fake news is putting librarians on the front line – and they say they’re ready

As fake news and complex immigration orders have inundated the public sphere, libraries are opening their doors and fact-checking skills to people of …

Did they really say that?

<b>It was Abraham Lincoln's 208th birthday last weekend. The US Republican Party's social media feeds honoured the 16th president by sharing a picture of his iconic memorial in Washington DC, with an inspiring quote laid over the top.</b><p>"In the end, it's not the years in your life that counts, it's the …

What George Orwell would have made of Donald Trump | Financial Times

The Munich Security Conference used to be the place where western leaders talked about bad and dangerous things happening elsewhere in the world. …

Donald Trump

Tim Cogshell's DIY Film Fest: Revisiting Orwell's 1984

<i>A scene from BBC's 1954 film adaptation of Orwell's dystopian novel 1984.; Credit: BBC</i>Tim Cogshell | Off-RampTim Cogshell, film critic for KPCC's …

Opinion: Will Trump sink Privacy Shield?

If Trump walks back US surveillance reform, he could jeopardize a trade agreement with the European Union that ensures the free flow of data across …