Because sometimes a root cause analysis is overkill….
Great and Inspiring talk by Laura Poitras and Jacob Applebaum.
All talks from 31c3 can be found here http://media.ccc.de/browse/congress/2014/index.html
Great PBS documentary on the NSA surveillance “program”
Part 1 mainly focuses on the NSA program post 9/11 and the events that lead people like Thomas Drake, William Binney and Edward Snowden to blow the whistle.
Part 2 covers the ties between the US government and Data Mining companies like Google, Facebook and Apple.
Internet censorship is bad – especially when it is abused to censor media reports about potentially corrupt government officials. Luckily a lot of incompetent people try to implement censorship via DNS.
Censorship via DNS is a method which is pretty easy to bypass and some people have responded to this this:
And no, I will not go into detail here on how to do it right – for obvious reasons….