Archives for July 13, 2014

The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control

William Bin­ney is one of the high­­est-lev­­el whistle­blow­ers to ever emerge from the NSA. He was a lead­ing code-break­er against the Sovi­et Union dur­ing the Cold War but resigned soon after Sep­tem­ber 11, dis­gust­ed by Washington’s move towards mass sur­veil­lance. On 5 July he spoke at a con­fer­ence in Lon­don organ­ised by the Cen­tre for […]

Warily, Schools Watch Students on the Internet

SAN FRANCISCO — For years, a school principal’s job was to make sure stu­dents were not cre­at­ing a ruckus in the hall­ways or smok­ing in the bath­room. Vig­i­lance end­ed at the school­house gates. Now, as stu­dents com­plain, taunt and some­times cry out for help on social media, edu­ca­tors have more oppor­tu­ni­ties to mon­i­tor stu­dents around […]