surveillance

Re-Decentralizing the Internet: The Fight to Unlock a Future of Digital Freedom (Pt 2/2)

Digital Colonialism & Humanity’s Struggle for Digital Freedom

March 28, 2019
Digital freedom is within the reach of society says Michael Kwet in presenting his analysis of digital colonialism under the Western model of technology.

Israeli Companies Sell Spy Tech They Perfected for Occupying Palestine

January 20, 2019

We speak to Antony Loewenstein, author of an article on “Exporting the Technology of Occupation.” He shows the growing connection between Israeli offensive cyber companies and mass surveillance in the service of authoritarian governments around the world

Is Orwell's Big Brother Here? Bezos & Amazon Team up With Defense, CIA & ICE

Is Orwell’s Big Brother Here? Bezos & Amazon Team up With Defense, CIA & ICE

October 26, 2018

Silicon Valley giants like Amazon & Palantir team up with ICE to hunt down immigrants, pick out the innocent as potential criminals, and build the cloud for Defense Department and CIA. Is Big Brother here? Bob Sheer outlines the problem    

Israeli Private Intelligence Companies Turn Civilians into Enemies

Israeli Private Intelligence Companies Turn Civilians into Enemies

October 17, 2018

Shir Hever talks about Psy-Group and other Israeli private intelligence companies and the role which they play in undermining democracy when intelligence gathering is privatized

Israeli Authorities Step Up anti-BDS Policies: Political Test to Enter Israel

Israeli Authorities Step Up anti-BDS Policies: Political Test to Enter Israel

October 12, 2018

Israel border authorities have detained US-Palestinian student for her alleged Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activism, denying her entry into Israel, despite having a visa. Tallie Ben-Daniel of Jewish voice for Peace discusses the case and what it means for the BDS movement

Max Blumenthal Reveals Surveillance Program in Yemen Run by Cambridge Analytica Parent Company SCL Group

June 1, 2018

Journalist Max Blumenthal published documents showing how Cambridge Analytica’s parent company SCL Group ran a secret counter-insurgency operation in Yemen on behalf of a US-based military contractor, called Project Titania. The UK government likely contracted it, exploiting NGOs and spying on populations in the Middle East

Feds Secretly Monitoring the Black Lives Matter Movement

December 2, 2017

The FBI and DHS justify the surveillance by claiming Black Lives Matter activists are “black supremacist extremists” prone to violence. But it’s really just an attempt to criminalize black protestors and silence the movement, says Stephanie Llanes of the Center for Constitutional Rights

Join The Dots: Data WTF?

November 8, 2017

Kam Sandhu and Matt Kennard discuss the ways in which our data is being used by data brokers, tech elites and financial technology companies in order to make assessments of us. Is all data credit data?

Pentagon: US Empire ‘Collapsing,’ So Give Us More Money

July 30, 2017

A new Pentagon study says the U.S. may be losing its dominant position in world affairs and that the DoD needs a “wakeup call”–but Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says the report is really about using fear to drum up more money for the military