snowden

Sunlight as a disinfectant.

by Daniel Russ on January 17, 2014

      Traitor or hero, no one person has done more to upend a growing police state infrastructure than a single insider named Edward Snowden. Five years ago when Julian Assange opened a website that revealed US government secrets, the US government reacted like a bit snake. Rattling and arresting and japing at every […]

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  When I was the Creative Director on the US Air Force account, we put ads in video games to communicate to prospects. It occurred to me then that people could communicate with each other sereptitiously inside of a game module. Whadya know? The Snowden leaks to the Guardian have revealed that the NSA was […]

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The Europeans Are Demanding Privacy Assurances From The US Government That Even We Don’t Ask For Ourselves.

October 26, 2013

. . Angela Merkel     You have to feel a little bit for Barack Obama. Here he is administering the world’s largest police state, and an intelligence apparatus that is apparently beyond the reach of even the president. He did not put it into place. And on his watch, a whisteleblowing intelligence operative unveiled […]

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Medium Online Magazine Features An Amazing Essay By Bruce Sterling On The Surveillance State.

August 11, 2013

        Bruce Sterling is a writer and an expert in trends in science and communications technology, in particular digital technology. Here are some excerpts from an essay he wrote for Medium, an online social commentary blog. In this piece he writes about the stumbling surveillance state in the face of a band […]

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We Have Become A Sort Of Digital Soviet Union.

August 4, 2013

      Salon’s Andrew O’hehir is one of the best reporters in America. He speaks truth to power and he, like a lot of Americans can hardly believe the prying spying clandestine police state the country has become. In a scorching essay he reports on the utter bullshit claims of national security by people […]

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WARNING: THESE ARE CONSPIRACY THEORIES. WHAT ELSE IS COMING FROM SNOWDEN? AND WHAT DOES THIS ALL MEAN?

July 6, 2013

  Glenn Greenwald reported from the Guardian a few days ago that Edward Snowden has rendered the information he set out to expose such that there is no way the NSA or USA can prevent its publication. He said, “the world will be shocked” at the revelations.   Really?  Shocked? The world?   My question […]

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Why Are They Pursuing Snowden With Such Vigor?

June 24, 2013

  You have to wonder why President Obama’s administration is going after former NSA employee Edward Snowden with such ferocity. Already it’s Sunday and the US is chasing him through the Far East and Central Asia. Does he have something even more damaging than the fact that the United States has been vacuuming up digital […]

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