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Stratfor emails reveal secret, widespread TrapWire surveillance system



Stratfor emails reveal secret, widespread TrapWire surveillance system


RT, 10 August 2012


The sort of debate that must have ensued in what was then West Germany during the Baader-Meinhoff period, is beginning to happen in the States. The balance between protecting the population (and the State) and freedom of individuals to go about their lives without oppressive surveillance.


Interestingly, Britain has been full of surveillance camera for years, and no one has really bothered.






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August 12, 2012 Posted by | surveillance technology, TrapWire | , , , | Leave a comment

Facebook and Twitter Aren’t Pro-Revolution, Professor Says



Facebook and Twitter Aren’t Pro-Revolution, Professor Says


Jakob Schiller, Wired, 2 December 2011


Democracy, Capitalism and Technology


David Correira, Counterpunch, 4-6 February 2011 edition



December 16, 2011 Posted by | David Correira, FaceBook, NSA, surveillance technology, Twitter | , | Leave a comment

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