Tag Archives: Privacy

OpEdNews – Stephen Unger – Privacy, And Open Government : Both Under Assault – 24 August 2014

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While the ability of government to obtain information about individuals has been greatly expanded, it is becoming increasingly difficult for individuals to obtain information about their government. Individual privacy is being eroded, while governmental secrecy is growing. Both trends are highlighted by the dramatic action of Edward Snowden to make public, in some detail, how various secret government agencies have been using modern technology to eavesdrop on people all over the world, including American citizens on US soil. One consequence of the eavesdropping is to make many pubic figures vulnerable to blackmail by the NSA, FBI, etc. The intense assault being mounted on whistleblowers is weakening a vitally important check on the abuse of governmental power. Continue reading

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The Control Does Not Stop,If You Do Not Stop! Remember Again And Get In Action! – 25 May 2012

Our so-called democratic countries, political parties and politicians,  still mislead the public in having more controlling measures taken. (exceptions are literally none as almost all of the above mentioned have been compromised by lobbyist groups or by campaign funding or by conflicts of interests in special interests groups, ‘secret ‘societies, fraternities, campaign groups, corporations, or they are part of or have personal, private or commercial ties with. I have not even mentioned the  fraud, deceit, conspiracy, racketeering, theft, etc. This is beginning to be exposed in mainstream news, but foremost is exposed in the alternative news sources on the internet.)  Continue reading