While we continue pushing back against government imposed online spying, we want to report back and thank the community members who stepped up recently.
Back in May we sent you an appeal for an ad targeting the lead decision-maker behind the secretive and extreme Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). As you probably know by now, the TPP is an international agreement that threatens to censor your web activity.
I want to personally thank everyone who contributed and enabled us to publish your ad letting TPP chief Michael Froman know that we’re watching him!
Last week, we told you that an intersessional meeting of the Trans-Pacific Partnership was quietly taking place in Vancouver, Canada. Despite the short notice, Last week, we told you that an intersessional meeting of the Trans-Pacific Partnership was quietly taking place in Vancouver, Canada. At the time, the Canadian government was silent - we only found out about the meeting via Peruvian media. Despite the short notice, trade justice activists from across North America hit the town to express how they feel about this secretive agreement.
This article is part of the Spies Without Borders posts, looking into how the information disclosed in the NSA leaks affect Internet users around the world whose private information is stored in U.S. servers, or whose data travels across U.S. networks. This article has been cross-posted on the website of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Can you believe it’s been only a few weeks since the launch of our Fair Deal Coalition? Already, we’ve seen remarkable momentum, as more and more citizens from across the twelve Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiating countries get on board the campaign to stop the TPP from changing copyright laws in ways that would wreak havoc on our society.
We have definitive proof that the U.S. Government’s National Security Agency (NSA) has been spying on the everyday Internet activities of millions of innocent citizens in the U.S. and in countries around the world.
They are tracking us using popular services such as Google, Facebook, and Skype. They are collecting details about every single phone call we make.