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 [...]

Spying On Americans: Infamous 1970s White House Plan For Protest Surveillance

By John Prados and Luke A. Nichter, National Security Archive. -

Portions of a long-secret government blueprint for expansive surveillance of domestic protest movements during the Nixon presidency have just been released, more than 50 years after it was [...]

Secretive Police Unit Gathers Information On Maine Citizens

By Megan Gray, Press Herald. -

A secretive unit of the Maine State Police does gather information about groups and organizations even when they are not suspected of crimes, including people who are participating in protests, a [...]

Black Activists Expose The FBI Targeting Their Movements

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

In 2017, a leak from the FBI revealed they were targeting black activists organizing to end racist policies and practices calling them "Black Identity Extremists." This is consistent with the [...]

Court Refuses To Block Information On Who Police Targeted In Social Media

By Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, The Appeal. -

Massachusetts’s highest court will not block the disclosure of police reports that could show the Boston police department has targeted Black and Latinx men for surveillance on social [...]

FBI Misled Congress: Black Activists Still Under Investigation

By Media Justice. -

As Black activists around the country lead protests for racial justice, following the police murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other Black people, MediaJustice and the American Civil [...]