Facebook, Google and the Growing State of Surveillance

Today, Evgeny Morozov published an important article on the frightening efforts of governments to tap into internet communication:

Beware the unholy alliance of state and internet

Morozov lists several current cases of wiretap abuses and challenges the intelligence services’ doctrine of preventing to “go dark”.

It’s interesting how many people have been mobilized to prevent ACTA, but not as many seem to care about surveillance and civil rights.
Are we really more interested in free music downloads than in our liberty???


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