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Safe and Sorry – Terrorism & Mass Surveillance

October 12, 2019 at 4:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Terrorism is very scary, especially when it happens close to home and not in some faraway place. Nobody likes to be afraid, and we were eager to make the fear go away. So we demanded more security. In the last decade, it’s become increasingly normal for civil liberties to be eroded and for government agencies

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“Safe and Sorry – Terrorism & Mass Surveillance”

Should Our Government Be More Secretive Or More Transparent?

October 6, 2019 at 2:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

[MARK FENSTER] My name is Mark Fenster and I teach, among other things, contracts and payment systems and statutory interpretation at the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida. My new book is called The Transparency Fix: Secrets, Leaks, and Uncontrollable Government Information. A transparent state is one that is visible to the

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“Should Our Government Be More Secretive Or More Transparent?”

Foucault 2: Government Surveillance & Prison | Philosophy Tube

October 1, 2019 at 4:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Welcome back. In Part 1 we talked about French philosopher Michel Foucault’s thesis that the penal system – that’s laws, policing, and survellance – exists not to prevent crime but to defend the power of the ruling class. And that was supposed to explain some of the odd and inconsistent ways we see those systems

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“Foucault 2: Government Surveillance & Prison | Philosophy Tube”

Hacker Wins Election As Pirate Party Leader | Freethink Coded

September 30, 2019 at 12:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

– [Narrator] Hackers and governments always seem to be at odds. – [Reporter] Dubai police say they have arrested hackers. – The massive computer attack against the US government. – 25 members of Anonymous have been arrested. – [Narrator] The news is filled with reports about hackers being arrested and politicians warning of the threat

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“Hacker Wins Election As Pirate Party Leader | Freethink Coded”

Snowden: The Government Can Hack Your iPhone Like A Criminal To Track You | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

September 17, 2019 at 9:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

>>>NEXT TIME YOU’RE SITTING AT>>>NEXT TIME YOU’RE SITTING AT A TRAFFIC LIGHT IN YOUR CITY OR A TRAFFIC LIGHT IN YOUR CITY OR TOWN, JUST TAKE A LOOK AT THE TOWN, JUST TAKE A LOOK AT THE PEOPLE YOU CAN SEE. PEOPLE YOU CAN SEE. MANY AREN’T LOOKING FORWARD AS MANY AREN’T LOOKING FORWARD AS

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“Snowden: The Government Can Hack Your iPhone Like A Criminal To Track You | The 11th Hour | MSNBC”

Foreign Policy Explained, Ep. 1: Government Surveillance: We’re Being Watched – Learn Liberty

September 8, 2019 at 6:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Did you know that in the 1960s, the FBI was using its most advanced technologies to spy on a dangerous American dissident named Martin Luther King? Under the surveillance program COINTELPRO, the NSA and FBI spied extensively on King. Why? Because he spoke out often against the ongoing Vietnam War and was subversive in his

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“Foreign Policy Explained, Ep. 1: Government Surveillance: We’re Being Watched – Learn Liberty”

Where’s the worst place on Earth… to be a journalist? – Truthloader

August 27, 2019 at 11:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

In the last year or so we’ve done quite a few videos about the war being waged on journalists, hackers and whistleblowers in the US. We’ve seen Barrett Brown, Jeremy Hammond, Chelsea Manning, James Risen and more being jailed or facing time. There was also the time the US government seized the Associated Press’s phone

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“Where’s the worst place on Earth… to be a journalist? – Truthloader”