06 6 / 2013

Shocking revelations of  U.S. gov’t unwarranted domestic surveillance:

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The Guardian Reports: “The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple

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30 3 / 2013

Massive Cyber Attack Slows Servers Worldwide

International Cyber Police Agencies are investigating what is being called the largest cyber attack in the history of the Internet.

28 8 / 2012

Activism Action HubA combination of many tools to help you stay up to date with the latest news, the Activism Action Hub combines news tweet feeds from OWS, Wikileaks, Anon News, Raw Story, and Yildirim News, live news tv stream, Global Revolution live stream, reddit news, irc, and the latest videos from the AP. Also have links to activist sites like the EFF, ACLU, The Consumerist, Change.org, Occupy Wall Street, so that you will stay informed about the latest threats to your digital and personal freedom.

Check it out here Activism Action Hub, and share it with your friends. Thanks!
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02 7 / 2012

18 6 / 2012

June 2012: A terrifying war is being fought in the digital second world of modern life. Technology designed to soak up individual’s private communications is in constant development. In the age of cyber surveillance where does the boundary between private and public fall — if it still exists at all?

On the front line of this digital conflict are the Cypherpunks, the focus of a two part special of The World Tomorrow beginning with part one this week. Andy Muller Maguhn, Jeremie Zimmerman, and Jacob Appelbaum are all prominent web activists advocating the free circulation of data and knowledge on the web. They are all key figures in the Cypherpunks movement — a movement dedicated to keeping your private data private. In this eye-opening encounter, Julian Assange discusses with them the technical challenge posed by government snooping on personal data, the democratisation of essential encryption technology, and the importance of web activism. As Jacob Applebaum points out, “Now we take our personal lives and we put it all on Facebook. We communicate using the Internet or mobile phones, which are now meshed to the Internet. And military or intelligence agencies have control of that data and are studying it. So this is some kind of militarization of civilian life.”

For broadcast rights contact Journeyman Pictures: http://www.journeyman.tv/?lid=63723

(Part 1)

(Part 2)

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17 6 / 2012

Forget WiFi, Connect to the Internet Through Lightbulbs #science #technology (via BO.LT)

Forget WiFi, Connect to the Internet Through Lightbulbs #science #technology (via BO.LT)

31 5 / 2012

World IPv6 Day on June 6, 2012 #IPv6 Please note: What it means is that if your ISP does not convert over, and a site you love has moved on to IPv6 you may have a hard time seeing it and may get an site unavailable message. However on this site there is a list of ISP (Internet Service Providers) that are taking part to allow their users access to IPv6 sites. Those included are Comcast which will be converting also. Scroll down to the bottom of the page on the IPv6 site and you will see a list of the ISP sites that are taking part in the IPv6 day. Located here: http://www.worldipv6launch.org/From the site: Major Internet service providers (ISPs), home networking equipment manufacturers, and web companies around the world are coming together to permanently enable IPv6 for their products and services by 6 June 2012.Organized by the Internet Society, and building on the successful one-day World IPv6 Day event held on 8 June 2011, World IPv6 Launch represents a major milestone in the global deployment of IPv6. As the successor to the current Internet Protocol, IPv4, IPv6 is critical to the Internet’s continued growth as a platform for innovation and economic development.List of IPv6 tunnel brokers: The following is a list of IPv6 tunnel brokers that conform to the principles of RFC 3053 which describes a system with which users can request creation of an IPv6 tunnel on a host called a Point of Presence (PoP) which, using the tunnel, then provides the user with IPv6 connectivity. bit.ly/LLvaAG

World IPv6 Day on June 6, 2012 #IPv6 

Please note: What it means is that if your ISP does not convert over, and a site you love has moved on to IPv6 you may have a hard time seeing it and may get an site unavailable message. However on this site there is a list of ISP (Internet Service Providers) that are taking part to allow their users access to IPv6 sites. Those included are Comcast which will be converting also. Scroll down to the bottom of the page on the IPv6 site and you will see a list of the ISP sites that are taking part in the IPv6 day. 

Located here: http://www.worldipv6launch.org/

From the site: Major Internet service providers (ISPs), home networking equipment manufacturers, and web companies around the world are coming together to permanently enable IPv6 for their products and services by 6 June 2012.

Organized by the Internet Society, and building on the successful one-day World IPv6 Day event held on 8 June 2011, World IPv6 Launch represents a major milestone in the global deployment of IPv6. As the successor to the current Internet Protocol, IPv4, IPv6 is critical to the Internet’s continued growth as a platform for innovation and economic development.

List of IPv6 tunnel brokers: The following is a list of IPv6 tunnel brokers that conform to the principles of RFC 3053 which describes a system with which users can request creation of an IPv6 tunnel on a host called a Point of Presence (PoP) which, using the tunnel, then provides the user with IPv6 connectivity. bit.ly/LLvaAG

25 5 / 2012

On this date everyone will sign onto Myspace.com and update their profiles, comment on pages, update statuses, and blogs. Just chill on Myspace for a little while that day. Help Myspace reclaim it’s former glory for one day. Are you in? 
Help by sharing this on your social networking pages, and help it to trend on Twitter on June 8 2012.
Join the Facebook event page for a reminder: http://on.fb.me/Ligwor

On this date everyone will sign onto Myspace.com and update their profiles, comment on pages, update statuses, and blogs. Just chill on Myspace for a little while that day. Help Myspace reclaim it’s former glory for one day. Are you in? 

Help by sharing this on your social networking pages, and help it to trend on Twitter on June 8 2012.

Join the Facebook event page for a reminder: http://on.fb.me/Ligwor

18 5 / 2012

25 4 / 2012

See ways to fight back here.

Via Alternet.org: “Congress is seriously considering a bill called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). Intended to allow information-sharing both between corporations and between corporations and the government, it presents serious dangers to individual privacy. The most important parts of the proposed act permit corporations to share information about their customers with each other and with the government if they assert that this information-sharing is necessary for national security…”.* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down. Read more from Scott Lemieux:

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07 4 / 2012

Cispa
April 07, 2012

"The Internet has a new enemy. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011 (CISPA), also known as H.R. 3523, is a “cybersecurity” bill in the House of Representatives. CISPA is quickly gaining traction as “the new SOPA,” the infamous anti-piracy bill that was forced to crawl back into its hole after thousands of websites and millions of Web users protested with a massive, high-profile “blackout.” While CISPA does not focus primarily on intellectual property (though that’s in there, too), critics say the problems with the bill run just as deep. But what is CISPA, really, and will its presence on Congress’ agenda cause the same type of online revolt that SOPA and PIPA did?” - Digital Trends

The Center for Democracy and Technology sums up the problems with CISPA this way:

    •    The bill has a very broad, almost unlimited definition of the information that can be shared with government agencies notwithstanding privacy and other laws;
    •    The bill is likely to lead to expansion of the government’s role in the monitoring of private communications as a result of this sharing;
    •    It is likely to shift control of government cybersecurity efforts from civilian agencies to the military;
    •    Once the information is shared with the government, it wouldn’t have to be used for cybesecurity, but could instead be used for any purpose that is not specifically prohibited.

Read the article here.

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24 2 / 2012

The Obama Administration will propose a ‘bill of rights’ for consumer privacy. “…The “bill of rights” will include seven principles to protect consumers’ digital privacy, such as the right to opt out of having their personal data collected and the right to having easily understandable policies on company’s privacy practices…”.* Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss on The Young Turks.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/23/web-privacy-bill-of-rights_n_1294230…

Subscribe to The Young Turks: http://bit.ly/eWuu5iSOPA, PIPA, ACTA, & H.R. 1981 Vs Internet Freedom:

Find out how to watch The Young Turks on Current by clicking here:http://www.current.com/gettyt The Largest Online New Show in the World.

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28 1 / 2012

January 28, 2012

 ACTA is one more offensive against the sharing of culture on the Internet. ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) is an agreement secretly negotiated by a small “club” of like-minded countries (39 countries, including the 27 of the European Union, the United States, Japan, etc). Negotiated instead of being democratically debated, ACTA bypasses parliaments and international organizations to dictate a repressive logic dictated by the entertainment industries. ACTA, a blueprint for laws such as SOPA and PIPA, would impose new criminal sanctions forcing Internet actors to monitor and censor online communications. It is thus a major threat to freedom of expression online and creates legal uncertainty for Internet companies. In the name of trademarks and patents, it would also hamper access to generic medicines in poor countries. The European Parliament now has an ultimate opportunity to reject ACTA. Read more here.

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27 1 / 2012

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January 27, 2012

WASHINGTON — The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking for a tool to mine social media for intelligence tips.

The US domestic law enforcement agency is asking information technology contractors about the feasibility of building a tool that would “enhance its techniques for collecting and sharing ‘open source’ actionable intelligence.”

Read more on Raw Story.

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27 1 / 2012

A brief overview of recent changes to the Google Privacy Policy

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