Tags: privacy

Unclear on the concept cavalcade continues to corrupt citizens’ consciousness

Unclear on the concept cavalcade continues to corrupt citizens’ consciousness

by Patrick Devlin Ripped from the headlines, the news seems to suggest that rank and file democrats are following their standard bearer’s ‘style’ when it comes to solving some of the more pressing and complex problems that we face togehter as a nation. Its good to know that these followers have appreciated the efforts made by the Obama administration to “set the tone” as we sally forth together to solve these troubling and significant criminal and cultural problems. Democratic leadership acts as anti-equal justice vigilante, taking personal initiative to smash the concept of equal protection under the law with of […]

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All I could think of is running

All I could think of is running

by Patrick Devlin About five real people were there when he was describing the thin blue air. A normally perfect day, the kind of day you may see that a kid could have drawn with crayons in that universal.kid.artwork way. Puffy lines as clouds, a ball with radiant lines our sun, the normal trees gigantic in kid perspective to the family home drawn from memory and with love. They knew the sound they heard again, they were no longer alone. There is no need to speak its name. In fact, that’s really unspeakable anyway. And the 13 year old’s story […]

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v2 07.13.13

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soft totalitarianism : self-censorship and acceptance of corporate surveillance

soft totalitarianism : self-censorship and acceptance of corporate surveillance

by Patrick Devlin The revelation from one of the world’s few remaining independent press organizations, the Associated Press, that, subsequent to the federal government’s attempt to criminalize the act of reportage, its traditional sources regarding governmental wrong doing (or just plain government doing) are choosing to keep mum should be of no surprise to the AP, and also to us, the citizenry. When confronted with the specter of rulers who make the game up as they go along their merry way committing both immoral and illegal acts (and also, immoral illegal acts) who then claim that they have self-created authority […]

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FBI use of unmanned drones constrained by unwritten rules

FBI use of unmanned drones constrained by unwritten rules

by Patrick Devlin The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Robert Mueller, told the Senate Judiciary Committee that the FBI owns and operates unmanned surveillance drones that have been used by the agency for surveillance purposes. Mueller, responding to a question asked by Iowa senator Chuck Grassley, advised the committee that the FBI surveillance drones have been used in surveillance operations on American soil. Mueller, in an attempt to assuage the concerns of the congressional overseers, assured that the FBI’s use of unmanned surveillance drones to spy on Americans was “very seldom” and only in “particular instances.” Mueller further […]

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Mueller leaks confirmation of leak investigation

The head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation said today that the Department of Justice has “an on-going investigation” into the disclosure of protected information regarding the spying activities of the National Security Administration. Information published last week by the Guardian UK revealed that the NSA has been collecting and storing billions of digital communications, from phone conversations and email communications to social networking postings and the records of private commercial transactions for at least ten years. Mueller told members of the House Judiciary Committee that the DOJ is “taking all necessary steps to hold the person responsible for these […]

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gots to choose…apple, google or NSA ‘cloud computing’?

gots to choose…apple, google or NSA ‘cloud computing’?

by Patrick Devlin Every time I have recently attempted to update my apple internet phone software I have been offered to accept a free-of-charge service by that same wonderful company (which appears to have the capacity to know exactly what types of products me and mrs.acmerecords want desperately to purchase to define our personal natures by) : to have a cloud named after me, where all of my ideas and schemes and dreams (as revealed in the haphazard and unfocused and advertising driven and mostly out of either sheer boredom or out of shameless consumerist instincts google.industrial.complex searches that I […]

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links 03.17.13

links 03.17.13

Hell Breaks Loose in Europe as Banking Crisis Unfolds: Depositors’ Money May Be Seized : alternet The Internet is a surveillance state : CNN Opinion Obama To GOP: I’m Serious About Cutting The Social Safety Net : Talking Points Memo Occupy offshoot forgives $1 million in random people’s debt : CNN Money Walmart Fighting Bill That Would Grant Living Wage to Employees in D.C. : the DCist

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