"You gotta remember, establishment, it's just a name for evil. The monster doesn't care whether it kills all the students or whether there's a revolution. It's not thinking logically, it's out of control."--John Lennon (1969)
Social media and smart phones don't have to be evil - there's nothing bad about talking to your friends, after all - but right now social media and "Big Brother in your pocket" phones are very clearly servicing evil.
Alphabet, which took over as Google's new holding company on Friday, has dropped the tech giant's "Don't Be Evil" mantra from its code of conduct.
Microsoft has recently released updates to Windows 7 that allow it to gather more information about our PCs. But is the company really tracking what we do on our systems? And can this data gathering be turned off?
On Thursday T-Mobile revealed that hackers had breached Experian's network and stolen a trove of T-Mobile's data, which the carrier had sent to Experian to perform credit checks on potential customers seeking financing for phones or cellular plan
Investigation Reveals DEA Flying Surveillance Planes in US Using Fake Companies
A group of Berlin-based anti-surveillance activists launched Intelexit, a campaign to encourage employees of the NSA and British spy agency GCHQ to reconsider the morality of their spy work and to persuade them to quit.
The Blackphone 2, from the Swiss company Silent Circle, is unique. It promises a fully private experience, with advanced security features, deep permissions management, and encrypted voice, text, and video chat built in.
The groups are represented by the American Civil Liberties Union and say the NSA's "upstream" collection of Internet communications from the cables, routers and switches that make up the Internet's backbone is unconstitutional.
Documents: British Government Spied On EVERYONE'S Web Activity, Targeted Internet Radio Listeners
Alex Jones has received credible tips from two different sources that the FBI in coordination with the FTC is planning to raid Infowars.com central Texas command center as possible payback for attacking Obama and the Democrats.
Obama's war on the free press accelerates
Russia has started flying drone aircraft on surveillance missions in Syria, U.S. officials said on Monday, in what appeared to be Moscow's first military air operations there since staging a rapid buildup at a Syrian air base.
A rural New Hampshire library decided to install Tor on their computers and allow anonymous Internet browsing. The Department of Homeland pressured them to stop.
Kim Dotcom and three colleagues face an extradition hearing that began Monday in an Auckland courtroom. Dotcom is the colorful German-born entrepreneur who started the Internet site Megaupload, which was shut down by federal authorities in 2012. Here
The National Security Agency updated an obscure page on its website with an announcement that it plans to shift the encryption of government and military data away from current cryptographic schemes to new ones, yet to be determined, that can resist
Besides massive layoffs and a 50% decline in Hewlett Packard's stock during her brief tenure as CEO, what else has Carly Fiorina done? With legal barriers to Big Brother surveillance ignored, Carly has partnered with Michael Hayden
But the FTC and SEC have not used the current subpoena process in five years.
Do you distrust the banking system? Prefer to do business in cash? Complain about the encroachment of Big Brother into every facet of your life?
"Everybody buying a Windows computer today is a traitor to humanity."
YOU JUST KNOW in your bones that the NSA spied on you and shared that data with Britain's GCHQ spy agency, right? So how can you confirm this? Through a new online tool offered by the British civil liberties group Privacy International.