Posts tagged “Surveillance”

Gazette: Orwell's prophecies ring true

Orwell’s prophecies ring true 1984 came and went without producing the brutal Big Brother dictatorship the novel predicted, but perhaps that’s just because we’ve found subtler ways to crush the human spirit and enforce conformity

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 »