Typewriter Salvation

Armstrong Economics and The Guardian both report of the latest breakthrough in anti-eavesdropping, anti-NSA technology: the typewriter. Depending on how old you are, you might not even have seen, much less used, one. Well, it is a device that allows you to type letters, documents, in a non-electronic environment, the way it was done well … Continue reading Typewriter Salvation

Prescient George Carlin

Many of us have spent time in the USA, a country for which we have harbored kind thoughts and fond memories. But in the age of the NSA spying even on the closest allies, in the age of american drones killing civilians in a routine fashion, in the age where Wall Street and its tool, … Continue reading Prescient George Carlin

TYReads about Cognitive Infiltration

It seems we'll have to get used to a new neologism, "Cognitive Infiltration", after the Obama administration is proposing to pick Cass Sunstein to serve on the NSA Oversight Panel, the body responsible for reviewing allegations of NSA privacy abuses. As The Washington Post reports in Obama pick for NSA review panel wanted paid, pro-government shills … Continue reading TYReads about Cognitive Infiltration

Statement from Edward Snowden in Moscow

We reproduce the statement issued by Edward Snowden from Moscow via Wikileaks in the hope that the pressure of public opinion will be strong enough to prevent damage being inflicted upon him. Monday July 1, 21:40 UTC One week ago I left Hong Kong after it became clear that my freedom and safety were under threat for … Continue reading Statement from Edward Snowden in Moscow

TYReads “Snowden’s future”

Snowden’s future @ Financial Times With this article brimming with doublespeak, the Financial Times tries to convince the western and the global public opinion, shocked by the realization that the old USA is no longer a democracy but "something else", into believing that Edward Snowden is a criminal and not what a growing body of public … Continue reading TYReads “Snowden’s future”

TYR reads “those who care, have known about this for a long, long time.”

Government Is Tracking Verizon Customers' Records @ The Wall Street Journal. Some excerpts: "The National Security Agency is obtaining a complete set of phone records from  all Verizon U.S. customers under a secret court order, according to a published account and former officials." "Verizon is required to provide NSA with "all call detail records" of customers, … Continue reading TYR reads “those who care, have known about this for a long, long time.”