Two different kinds of activities are being blurred by using the same word, writes Jonathan Cook. And a lot hangs on how we use the term.
Tag: surveillance technology
THE REVELATIONS OF WIKILEAKS: No. 9—Opening the CIA’s Vault
As its publisher remains in prison awaiting judgment on his extradition case, we continue our series of looking at WikiLeaks’ significant revelations contributing to the public’s right to know.
A ‘Persistent Eye in the Sky’ Coming to a City Near You?
Taking this powerful technology from overseas wars and turning it inward on American citizens should be subject to a robust public debate, say Medea Benjamin and Barry Summers.
British Government Continues to Aid Repression in Human Rights-Abusing Countries, New Data Shows
In the past year, “telecommunications interception equipment,” or software & technology for it, has been exported to authoritarian regimes such as the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar, report Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis.