The last few months have seen a steady stream of proposals, encouraged by the advocacy of the FBI and Department of Justice, to provide “lawful access” to end-to-end encrypted services in the United States. Now lobbying has moved from the U.S., where Congress has been largely paralyzed by the nation’s polarization problems, to the European Union—where advocates for anti-encryption laws hope to have a smoother ride. A series of leaked documents from the EU’s highest institutions show a blueprint for how they intend to make that happen, with the apparent intention of presenting anti-encryption law to the European Parliament within the next year.
(Activist Post) In an unprecedented show of unity, Australian media outlets ran similar stories and redacted front pages featuring the ‘right to know’ campaign in response to government actions that undermine the work of journalists. Australia’s Right to Know coalition said that rival media groups have joined forces to defend press freedom: →
We unfortunately live in the age of surveillance, when agencies like the NSA and FBI push and cross the boundaries of unconstitutional actions.This means that everybody needs to take steps to protect their data. Obviously, there is no such thing as total protection, and a determined individual or organization with a lot of time and……Read more
An award-winning journalist and digital rights activist is close to obtaining the required funding to build a military grade encrypted internet free from the spying eyes of the state. The post Goodbye Censorship: Digital Rights Activist Creating Open Source Internet, Free From Gov’t Spying appeared first on The Free Thought Project….Read more & short video