You Can’t Fight Fascism By Expanding The Police State

By Evan Greer, Fast Company. -

Democracy is in crisis. Donald Trump and his enablers have intentionally emboldened violent white supremacists for the explicit purpose of attempting to overturn an election. The storming of the [...]

Google Illegally Surveilled, Interrogated, And Fired Workers Who Tried To Organize

By Kenny Stancil, Commondreams. -

Google repeatedly violated U.S. labor law when it spied on, probed, and terminated employees engaged in worker organizing in 2019, according to a complaint filed by the National Labor Relations [...]

RCMP Must Respond To Spying Allegations

By Jeremy Hainsworth, Vancouver Courier. -

The B.C. Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) is taking the RCMP in front of a judge for its alleged failure to respond to allegations of spying on groups and organizations and First Nations [...]

How To Identify Visible (And Invisible) Surveillance At Protests

By Matthew Guariglia, EFF. -

The full weight of U.S. policing has descended upon protesters across the country as people take to the streets to denounce the police killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and countless [...]

Free Speech Under Attack In Australia

By Daniel Hurst, The Guardian. -

Journalists and advocacy groups could face compulsory questioning by Asio as part of a proposed expansion of the spy agency’s powers, according to external legal advice prepared by leading [...]

Skills For Revolutionary Survival: Communications

By The Javelina Network of the IAF-FAI. -

Face the facts. We are tied to our devices in ways that are incredibly useful for organizing, but that also expose us to isolation should the state and companies take away these technologies. [...]

New Effort To Give People More Control Over Online Privacy

By DuckDuckGo, Spread Privacy. -

We believe online privacy should be simple and accessible to everyone, period. With the introduction of privacy regulations worldwide, consumers are gaining more rights to limit the sale and [...]

Embassy Espionage, Contemplated Poisoning And Proposed Kidnapping

By Binoy Kampmark, Counterpunch. -

Today will be remembered as a grand expose. It was a direct, pointed accusation at the intentions of the US imperium which long for the scalp of the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. For [...]

UC Global Employee Thwarted Plan To Spy On Assange

By Kevin Gosztola, Shadowproof. -

An IT expert who worked for UC Global, the Spanish security company which engaged in an espionage operation against Julian Assange while he was in the Ecuador embassy, refused to install numerous [...]

Mainstream US Reporters Silent About Being Spied On

By Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone. -

A Spanish security firm apparently contracted by US intelligence to carry out a campaign of black operations against Julian Assange and his associates spied on several US reporters including [...]

How A US Army Whistleblower Revealed ‘The Apparatus Of A Police State’

By Sarah Cords, Progressive.org. -

On August 28, tens of thousands of people gathered in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the fifty-seventh anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. They protested racial [...]

US Demands Hinder Spanish Probe Into Security Firm That Spied On Assange

By Jose Maria Irujo, El Pais. -

There will be no judicial cooperation forthcoming from the United States unless a Spanish judge reveals his information sources in an investigation into alleged espionage against WikiLeaks [...]

Amazon Posted Job To Monitor Employee’s Efforts To Unionize

By Aaron Holmes, Business Insider. -

In a now-deleted job listing posted this week, Amazon advertised that it's looking to hire an "intelligence analyst" tasked with duties including snooping on workers' unionization efforts and [...]

Major New Study Calls For A Ban On Facial Recognition In Schools

By Fight for the Future. -

A new study from the University of Michigan on the use of facial recognition in schools is recommending that lawmakers and school administrators ban the use of this technology in educational [...]

The State’s Use Of Technology: An Issue For The Movement

By Ben Carroll, Workers World. -

Data are everywhere. In 2020, technology is a ubiquitous part of everyday life for many workers in this country and around the world. We use social media and email to keep in touch with family [...]