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PRIVACY NEWS AND LINKS
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SPYS “R” US

YOU TOO can be a spy (on a volunteer basis). Read the FBI’s
guidebook for spying on your fellow citizens. Turn ‘em in, it’s
easy as spy!

Here’s a flyer designed by the FBI and the United States
Department of Justice to promote the reporting of suspicious
activity in internet cafes. It lists the use of basic tools for
online privacy as potential signs of terrorist activity. Click Here

Here’s an article and links to comments: Click Here

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2011: A CIVIL LIBERTIES YEAR IN REVIEW
John W. Whitehead
December 27, 2011

Welcome to the new total security state.
The U.S. government now has at its disposal a technological
arsenal so sophisticated and invasive as to render any
constitutional protections null and void. And these technologies
are being used by the government to invade the privacy of the
American people.

LINK Click Here

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AUDIO DEBATE: IS THE ONLINE PRIVACY THREAT OVER-RATED?

The CBC radio show, 'Q' hosted a Debate on privacy in the digital age.

Jeff Jarvis, author of the new book Public Parts: How Sharing in the
Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live, argues it's possible
for privacy regulations to go too far.

Taking the opposite view: Micheal Vonn, policy director at the
British Columbia Civil Liberties Association. She argues that increasingly,
internet and other technologies are being used for surveillance by
governments and corporations.

Where do you stand? Have a listen, and then make your views public
in the comments section. click here

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G-MALE: IF GOOGLE WAS YOUR BOYFRIEND
From The Mary Sue - a Guide to Girl Geek Culture
Click Here

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UNTHINK RULES!

There's a new youth movement to take back freedom
and privacy on the Internet. Check out:
"UNTHINK to Facebook and Google- It's FU time!" Click Here

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FUN FROM 'THE ONION'

Here are two hilarious and thought-provoking videos from
‘The Onion’, a satirical online website:

CIA'S 'FACEBOOK' PROGRAM DRAMATICALLY CUT AGENCY'S COSTS
The CIA's invention of Facebook has saved the government millions of dollars.
March 2011 Click Here

FACEBOOK, TWITTER REVOLUTIONIZING HOW PARENTS
STALK THEIR COLLEGE-AGED KIDS
'E-Mom' Gloria Bianco shows Jim and Tracy how geographical distance
is no longer a roadblock to shamelessly interfering with the lives
of your children. Click Here

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PRIVACY LINKS
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Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
A nonprofit consumer education, research, and advocacy program -- http://www.privacyrights.org/index.htm
Its PRIVACY LINKS section is the most exhaustive one we've found online -- see http://www.privacyrights.org/links.htm

Privacy.Org:
A site for daily news, information, and initiatives on privacy. This web page is a joint project of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and Privacy International.
http://www.privacy.org/

Privacy International:
PI is a human rights group formed in 1990 as a watchdog on surveillance by governments and corporations. PI is based in London, England, and has an office in Washington, D.C. PI has conducted campaigns throughout the world on issues ranging from wiretapping and national security, to ID cards, video surveillance, data matching, police information systems, medical privacy, and freedom of information and expression.
http://www.privacyinternational.org/

Electronic Privacy Information Centre:
EPIC is a public interest research center in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, the First Amendment, and constitutional values.
http://www.epic.org/


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