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Partial Disclosure by Sue Halpern

Partial Disclosure by Sue Halpern | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Glenn Greenwald is indignant, self-righteous, and self-aggrandizing—but so what? It’s a red herring, just as focusing on Edward Snowden—who is he, where is he—is a distraction. The matter at hand is not their story; as long as this is a democracy, it has to be ours.
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The rich want us to believe their wealth is good for us all

The rich want us to believe their wealth is good for us all | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
George Monbiot: As the justifications for gross inequality collapse, only the Green party is brave enough to take on the billionaires’ boot boys
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GCHQ data collection safeguards inadequate, tribunal told

GCHQ data collection safeguards inadequate, tribunal told | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Human rights groups bring groundbreaking case against government at investigatory powers tribunal
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Google, Facebook, Amazon and Others Thrive Despite Objections

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Others Thrive Despite Objections | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
European consumers may criticize Facebook’s privacy policies or working conditions at Amazon, but they are still hooked on American technology companies.
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From Google to Amazon: EU goes to war against power of US digital giants

From Google to Amazon: EU goes to war against power of US digital giants | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
In Europe there is a growing fear of becoming a 'digital colony' ruled by Silicon Valley, whose giant firms wield huge power over privacy – and like to avoid tax. Now regulators are striking back
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Time for the emperors-in-waiting who run Facebook to just admit they're evil

Time for the emperors-in-waiting who run Facebook to just admit they're evil | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Charlie Brooker: Facebook's emotion study reveals it is hopelessly disconnected from emotional reality: that people get upset when people they care about are unhappy
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Données personnelles : nouvelles offensives européennes

Données personnelles : nouvelles offensives européennes | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
L’accord de transfert des données personnelles entre les Etats-Unis et l’Europe sera examiné par la justice européenne dans le cadre d’une plainte contre Facebook. Par ailleurs, le gouvernement allemand envisage un démantèlement de Google.
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Les Etats-Unis adoptent une loi qui protège les lanceurs d'alerte des agences de renseignement

Les Etats-Unis adoptent une loi qui protège les lanceurs d'alerte des agences de renseignement | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Les prestataires non fonctionnaires, comme l'était Edward Snowden à la NSA, ne sont pas couverts par ces nouvelles protections.
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Supreme Court Says Phones Can’t Be Searched Without a Warrant

Supreme Court Says Phones Can’t Be Searched Without a Warrant | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the vast amount of data contained on modern cellphones must be protected from routine inspection.
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Workplace Surveillance and the 'Transparency Paradox'

Workplace Surveillance and the 'Transparency Paradox' | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Software, sensors and data make it possible to monitor and measure work as never before. But research suggests that privacy can increase worker productivity.
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How WikiLeaks opened our eyes to the illusion of freedom

How WikiLeaks opened our eyes to the illusion of freedom | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Slavoj Zizek: Julian Assange, who went into exile in the Ecuadorean embassy two years ago, has blown apart the myth of western liberty
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"Le Capital au XXIe siècle" de Thomas Piketty : un grand bond en avant

"Le Capital au XXIe siècle" de Thomas Piketty : un grand bond en avant | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
L’ouvrage de Thomas Piketty fera date sans doute possible. S’appuyant sur des données inédites et calculées de façon ad hoc par...
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British Spy Agencies Are Said to Assert Power to Intercept Web Traffic

British Spy Agencies Are Said to Assert Power to Intercept Web Traffic | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
A privacy group says the government has asserted the right to intercept communications that go through services like Facebook, even if they are between people in Britain.
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Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century

Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century is a bestselling economics tome whose combination of deep, careful presentation of centuries' worth of data, along with an equally careful analysis of where capitalism is headed has ignited a global conversation about inequality, tax, and policy. Cory Doctorow summarizes the conversation without making you read 696 pages (though you should).
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The best of capitalism is over for rich countries – and for the poor ones it will be over by 2060

The best of capitalism is over for rich countries – and for the poor ones it will be over by 2060 | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Paul Mason: Populations with access to technology and a sense of their human rights will not accept inequality
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Net Threats

Net Threats | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Tech experts hope the open structure of the Internet will prevail in the coming decade; but they anticipate battles to preserve relatively unhindered connectivity.
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Comment les Européens poussent les Américains à déréguler la finance

Comment les Européens poussent les Américains à déréguler la finance | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Bruxelles relaie les ambitions libérales du secteur financier, dans le cadre des négociations sur l'accord de libre-échange.
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L'expérience psychologique menée sur Facebook n'était pas conforme aux règles

L'expérience psychologique menée sur Facebook n'était pas conforme aux règles | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
L'expérience psychologique controversée menée sur Facebook en 2012 n'était pas conforme, à l'époque, aux conditions d'utilisation du réseau social.
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Thomas Piketty : pourquoi ses courbes affolent la planète ?

Thomas Piketty : pourquoi ses courbes affolent la planète ? | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Avec « Le Capital au XXIe siècle », best-seller sur la montée des inégalités, l'économiste français est devenu une vedette mondiale.
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Google se met aux montres et aux voitures

Google se met aux montres et aux voitures | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
L'entreprise a présenté, lors de sa conférence annuelle à San Francisco, les dernières nouveautés de son univers Android.
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Workplace Surveillance Sees Good and Bad

Workplace Surveillance Sees Good and Bad | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Abundant data, smart software and cheap sensors are beginning to make it possible to measure and monitor employees as never before.
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The newly restored Bletchley Park and the fast-eroding freedoms it was set up to defend

The newly restored Bletchley Park and the fast-eroding freedoms it was set up to defend | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Bletchley Park helped save civilisation. What GCHQ is up to now is another matter, writes John Naughton
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New Statesman | Interview: Stewart Wood responds to Thomas Piketty

New Statesman | Interview: Stewart Wood responds to Thomas Piketty | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
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Mass surveillance of social media is permitted by law, says top UK official

Mass surveillance of social media is permitted by law, says top UK official | Eavesdroppers and whistleblowers | Scoop.it
Charles Farr's statement marks first time government has commented on how it exploits the UK's legal framework to operate mass interception • Read Farr's statement in full
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