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First POST: Oh, Canada

BY Micah L. Sifry | Friday, January 31 2014

Canada's NSA exposed copying its Big Brother to the south; a former TSA screener tells all about those full-body scanners; Salesforce's Marc Benioff pushes back against Silicon Valley's libertarians; and much, much more. Read More

One Theory on How the Russian Government Will Censor Citizens Online

BY Lisa Goldman | Tuesday, July 17 2012

In a strongly-worded analysis for Open Democracy, Russian security expert and investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov explains that the Russian government, wanting to prevent the type of online political activism that fired the Arab Spring, wants to take control of Russia's social networks — and how a bill freshly passed in the Russian legislature, the Duma, fits in. Read More