I’m in session at the Surveillance Games Workshop, part of the New Transparency: Surveillance & Social Project (my new employer), at Simon Fraser University in rainy Vancouver. Lots of good sessions so far about citizen spying and state surveillance around mega-events, such as the Olympics. Neat bunch of folks, lots of talk about democratic interventions […]
Archive for November, 2009
Remember Channel Zero? An oldie but goodie: Confessions of a Surveillance Society
The open source method used for evil. CIA invests in software to monitor social media… Bloggers beware!
The Electronic Frontier Foundation reported on a bogus “secret” subpoena issued by the FBI to Indymedia. The subpoena requested the following: “All IP traffic to and from www.indymedia.us” for a particular date, including “IP addresses, times, and any other identifying information.” Writes the EFF senior staff attorney: “the government was asking for the IP address […]