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Is freedom from cross-border surveillance a human right?

September 25, 2013 7:02 pm akivamiller 0
Among the revelations about NSA surveillance this summer was the news that the United States engaged in massive surveillance of foreign governments and citizens, including embassies, delegations, and politicians of its allies and trading partners, and the offices of the European Union and the United Nations.…
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PRG – Overview of Legal Implications of NSA Spying

September 18, 2013 1:45 pm Nathan Newman 1
Post-911 laws and FISA court developments. PRG Discussion on 9/18/13 FISA Act governs gathering of data about foreign actors, set up in wake of Watergate.  Created framework for data collection and court review by FISA courts.   With the Patriot Act, push to expand powers and reach of a number of laws.  …
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Setting up Accounts at PRG

September 18, 2013 12:21 pm Nathan Newman 8
Hi all– If you don’t have an account on the blog yet, please register at the link at the bottom of this post. If you have a twitter account that is devoted primarily to privacy-related tweets, please list it in comments in this post.…
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New York’s E-ZPass: We’re watching you (

September 17, 2013 4:11 pm Luke Stark 0
Courtesy of Salon‘s Andrew Leonard: “Let’s file this one under the category of things we were reasonably sure were happening already, but are still greatly annoyed to have confirmed. New York City, reports Kashmir Hall in Forbes, has been tracking the movements of cars equipped with E-ZPass RFID tags all over the city — not just at the toll booths for which New York drivers presumably purchased their E-ZPasses to get through.…