Monthly Archives: December 2013

"Your data was askin' for it"

Today, a belated gift for the surveillance state: the dismissal of ACLU v Clapper by a federal district judge, declaring the NSA’s bulk communications records collection to be “legal”. The grounds cited for this ruling speak to the depths of … Continue reading

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The Confident Watchers

The latest news story about the U.S.’s global dragnet looks on face value as if it’d be a bombshell revelation, at least for people who don’t understand how cell phones work. The fact that it’s easy to track someone with … Continue reading

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