Category Archives: surveillance

Citizenfour

Director Laura Poitras, editor Mathilde Bonnefoy and producer Dirk Wilutzky have won the 2015 Academy Award for Best Documentary Citizenfour and were accompanied by Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden’s girlfriend Linda Mills in Hollywood. 23 February 2015 @ 4:59 pm. Last … Continue reading

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“If Everything is Terrorism, Then Nothing is Terrorism”

Eventually, another whistle-blower after Edward Snowden appears to have emerged and provided the team at The Intercept with an outraging piece of the overreaching American intelligence community which seems in fact to consider 280,000 people who are not affiliated to … Continue reading

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German Parliament’s Board of Inquiry – A Charade

Glenn Greenwald has declined to testify for the German Parliament’s Board of Inquiry which is supposed to clarify extent and background of foreign espionage, in particular that of NSA after Edward Snowden’s leak. “I am very supportive of any attempt … Continue reading

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Nobody Cares

Surveillance in the 1970s. Assassin Jonathan (Bruno Ganz) in Wim Wender’s Der Amerikanische Freund (1977) is being watched by numerous surveillance cameras in a metro station in Paris. But nobody seems to care when he shoots his prey. Go to 8:00 … Continue reading

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Agitated John Kerry Tells Snowden “Man Up!”

Edward Snowden’s interview with NBC’s anchor Brian Williams in Moskow last week, which was aired last night, yielded some news. In particular that Snowden has emailed his concerns to colleagues and superiors at the National Security Agency before he leaked … Continue reading

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