Mass US Surveillance Has People Scared to Express Online Views

A newly published study suggests that many Americans are afraid to express controversial views online due to fears of government surveillance. The study, conducted by Wayne State University’s Elizabeth Stoycheff, found that people who were “primed with information” about government surveillance prior to questioning were much less likely to disclose political views, and were reluctant to... Continue Reading →

Snowden Ready to Return to U.S – if Promised a Fair Trial

http://www.newsweek.com/snowden-ready-return-us-if-promised-fair-trial-lawyer-says-311046 "Edward Snowden is ready to return to the U.S.," the former National Security Agency analyst's attorney, Anatoly Kucherena, said at a news conference in Russia on Tuesday, "but on the condition that he will be given guarantees on receiving a fair and impartial trial," Tass Russian News Agency reports. "He has a desire to return,... Continue Reading →

What World War 3 will look like

http://www.news.com.au/technology/online/snowden-leaks-five-eyes-alliance-australian-involvement-detailed/story-fnjwnj25-1227191761395?from=public_rss The Australian government is employing specialist surveillance officers to ready ourselves for the next generation of warfare, which will be fought with computers rather than guns. Working with the US, UK, Canada and New Zealand as part of the not-so-secret ‘Five Eyes’, the group has even bugged UN leaders Kofi Annan and weapons inspector Hans... Continue Reading →

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