Digital Sparks  // The surveillance edition

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1. John Oliver goes to Russia.
And interviews Edward Snowden. Everyone should watch this video. Everyone.

2. Section 215 of the Patriot Act Expires on June 1.
[We] have little to no evidence that bulk collection of telephone call records under Section 215 has ever stopped a terrorist attack.”

3. American privacy strategies, post-Snowden.
[T]he public generally believes it is acceptable for the government to monitor many others, including foreign citizens, foreign leaders, and American leaders.”

4. Living in Surveillance Societies: the normalisation of surveillance in Europe and the threat of a bad example.
[W]hat does it mean to live in surveillance societies and what economic, political and socialrelations are produced?”

Franklin on liberty

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