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Privacy under attack: the NSA files revealed new threats to democracy | Technology | The Guardian
Hopelessness is merely the condition they want you to catch, not one you have to have.

So far as the other argument is concerned, we owe it to ourselves to be quite clear in response: "If we are not doing anything wrong, then we have a right to resist."

If we are not doing anything wrong, then we have a right to do everything we can to maintain the traditional balance between us and power that is listening. We have a right to be obscure. We have a right to mumble. We have a right to speak languages they do not get. We have a right to meet when and where and how we please.
privacy  politics  secrecy  2014  nsa 
may 2014 by jju
(Secret) US cables reveal: ACTA was far too secret
US government cables published by WikiLeaks show us that it wasn't just "the usual blogger-circles" (as the US Embassy in Sweden called them) complaining about the secrecy of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).
wikileaks  acta  secrecy  piracy  counterfeiting  international  trade  politics  usa 
february 2011 by jju

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