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Document Trove Exposes Surveillance Methods



Document Trove Exposes Surveillance Methods


Jennifer Valentino-Devries, Julian Angwin and Steve Stechlow : Wall Street Journal, 19 November 2011


Off-the-shelf surveillance technology

‘….a retail market for surveillance tools has sprung up from “nearly zero” in 2001 to about $5 billion a year..’




December 14, 2011 Posted by | hacking tools, massive intercept gear, surveillance technology | Leave a comment

Post-Revolt Tunisia Can Alter E-Mail With `Big Brother’ Software



Post-Revolt Tunisia Can Alter E-Mail With `Big Brother’ Software


Vernon Silver, Bloomberg, 12 December 2011


Link to Bloomberg News investigation ‘..across the region that reveals how governments use Western surveillance technology to track dissidents. ‘



December 14, 2011 Posted by | surveillance technology, Tunisia | | Leave a comment

An Australian Abroad – Australian Senator Scott Ludlams on Assange



An Australian Abroad


Scott Ludlams in his blog Field Notes, 10 December 2011

….If Mr Assange ends up jailed in Sweden, Australia has the ability to repatriate him under the International Transfer of Prisoners (ITP) scheme.




December 14, 2011 Posted by | Assange, European Arrest Warrants (EAWs), International Transfer of Prisoners (ITP) scheme | , | Leave a comment