More on the White House's Internet Monitoring Scheme

It appears that the White House, and Cyberspace advisor Richard Clarke, are attempting to contain the reaction to their proposed Internet monitoring center. They claim that the center will not be used to monitor the contents of email.

Local Police Surveillance Abuses

“After the police decided to share the fruits of their surveillance with another local department, someone leaked a printout to an activist for social justice, who made the documents public. The mayor started an investigation. People lined up to obtain their files. Among those the police spied on were nuns, advocates for American Indians and… Read more »

Bush Administration's Plans to Monitor the Internet

An official with a major data services company who has been briefed on several aspects of the government’s plans said it was hard to see how such capabilities could be provided to government without the potential for real-time monitoring, even of individuals. “Part of monitoring the Internet and doing real-time analysis is to be able… Read more »

Shutter Controls over Commercial Satellite Imagery

From John Pike’s very informative Global Security site, this Washington Post item explores some of the ways in which the US will exercize “shutter control” over commercial satellite imagery in any upcoming war on Iraq. Pike’s site is a great source of information on space policy.

Activist TV Online!

All six episodes of Activist TV are now available online here in streaming real player format. These 28 minute episodes follow last year’s Citizen Labbers as they try and create awareness for Neglected diseases.