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Digital Sparks  // Tuesday, 7 April 2015

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Digital Sparks  // Tuesday, 7 April 2015
The surveillance edition

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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