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Siri, how many of my photos did you send to the government today?

The meme above was shared by Edward Snowden as the story is unfolding. See also this: “Apple explains how iPhones will scan photos for child-sexual-abuse images“. Now, how could anyone possibly have any problem with that? The way this will … Continue reading

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Just like Obama

The modern surveillance regime in USA, which most likely and routinely intercepts most European digital communication, was started with George W. Bush as President, but heavily expanded during Barack Obama’s presidency. For 4 years it has been running along basically … Continue reading

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Lack of self-awareness

This post by former US President Barack Obama shows a complete lack of self-awareness: As we wind down 2019, I wanted to share with you my annual list of favorites that made the last year a little brighter. We’ll start … Continue reading

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Permanent Record

I am going to read Edward Snowden’s memoir, “Permanent Record“. I will never forget the moment on June 9, 2013, when I watched a video of a skinny, serious, unshaven man named Edward Snowden introduce himself to the world as the source … Continue reading

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Surveillance and democracy

Edward Snowden, on Malkia Cyril’s work combating surveillance of citizens: Malkia’s radical lesson is about the nature of rights: The best way to protect somebody is to protect everybody—especially the most vulnerable among us.

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Snowden

Filmen Snowden er overraskende god. Det er næppe nogen hemmelighed at jeg synes Edward Snowden’s handlinger har været vigtige for os alle. Det var derfor sandsynligt at jeg ville nyde filmen om hans grunde til at gøre hvad han gjorde, selvom Oliver … Continue reading

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Snowden om NSA indbruddet

Med meddelelsen om at nogen havde hacket en af NSA’s servere, og heriblandt stjålet ikke alene de overvågningsredskaber NSA bruger men også holdt øje med hvad NSA har foretaget sig, har Snowden givet en god vurdering af hvad det handler … Continue reading

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En ikke-overraskelse

Sandelig om ikke det viser sig at Edward Snowden også talte sandt om at han havde forsøgt at bruge de interne NSA procedurer til at rapportere om ulovlighederne.

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Fremskridt

Hvilket jo er meget præcist, efter at den tidligere amerikanske justitsminister Eric Holder, som jeg bestemt ikke er fan af, nu har erkendt at Snowden handlede i offentlighedens interesse. Vel at mærke den amerikanske offentlighed, men små helgener er stadig … Continue reading

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“Vi skal nok lade være med at torturere dig”

Edward Snowden har i lang tid været villig til at vende tilbage til USA, under forudsætning af at han får ret til en fair retsag. Herunder muligheden for at offentligt forklare sig. Den amerikanske justitsminister har ikke villet gå med til … Continue reading

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