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Dear NSA: Yes, I Skyped my mom last night

This week, The Nation┬ámagazine published an interesting piece titled “Welcome to Post-Constitution America.” The piece addressed the Snowden and Manning cases in the context of arguing that America was gradually transforming into a police surveillance state (read it here). Here … Continue reading

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Your face, unmistakably on record

Today the NY Times ran an article (http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/14/world/asia/14identity.html) on the collection of biometric files in Afghanistan and Iraq. This technology (provided by the US) records eye scans, fingerprints, and facial images of a person and stores them in a database … Continue reading

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