Articles tagged nsa

DOC NYC 2014: ‘Citizenfour’

Citizenfour is exquisitely filmed and carefully reported, but its greatest effects have to do with what you don't see, such as the plans and ambitions that underlie surveillance.

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Big Data Follows and Buries Us in Equal Measure

Wikileaks’ Julian Assange noted that the East German secret police employed ten percent of the population as informants. The genius of Facebook is that it's an emoticon-besotted surveillance apparatus through which friends rat out friends routinely.

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The Shadow Factory by James Bamford

NSA is probably monitoring your phone and email, but it isn't doing much to stop the next terrorist attack on America.

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