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This is just the start of the Stop The Secrecy campaign’s projections in Washington D.C. They will get bigger and brighter as more people speak out!








Our message to #TPP negotiators is making huge waves in Washington. Over 2.7 million people joined our growing chorus to Stop the Secrecy around the TPP. Last night, we projected your hard-hitting message on to a prominent building in Washington, D.C. Let's keep the momentum going: LIKE, SHARE, and stay tuned for more developments









Today is the big day. Together with our partners at Daily Kos, Fight for the Future, Roots Action, and Demand Progress, OpenMedia has launched Stop The Secrecy – a huge international campaign calling for an end to the excessive secrecy around the Trans-Pacific Partnership. You can see it for yourself at https://StopTheSecrecy.net

Right now, Obama is meeting with leaders in Asia to finalize the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.

reddit, Avaaz, OpenMedia and other groups join together to shine “Stop the Secrecy” spotlight on prominent buildings in Washington D.C. to protest TPP’s Internet Censorship and secrecy

April 22, 2014 – As U.S. President Obama prepares for a week of crucial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks, a large, broad-based international campaign is taking its message to the heart of Washington, D.C. Starting tonight, a ‘Stop the Secrecy’ projection will be beamed on to prominent buildings urging an end to the excessive secrecy around the TPP. The projection will get bigger and more powerful as more people sign on to the campaign at StopTheSecrecy.net

An Internet censorship plan is being finalized in secret meetings right now. Obama himself is in secretive meetings with key political figures and lobbyists in Asia to lock the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s Internet censorship plan into place. We know we can stop this - but we need to act right now. Please LIKE and SHARE this image, and stay tuned for more developments.










A U.S. tech firm has developed security camera software that learns what suspicious behaviour to look for all on its own. How do you think this will affect our privacy?

Article by Paul Cooper for ITProPortal

Imagine a major city completely covered by a video surveillance system designed to monitor the every move of its citizens. Now imagine that the system is run by a fast-learning machine intelligence, that's designed to spot crimes before they even happen. No, this isn't the dystopian dream of a cyber-punk science fiction author. This is Boston, on the US East Coast, and it could soon be many more cities around the world.

A small Colorado town is taking their digital future into their own hands.

Article by Jim Branscome for Save the Internet

Leaders of Montrose, Colo., a city of 19,000 on the Western Slope, think their economic future is tied to faster Internet connections.

Were you surprised to discover that the NSA knew about the Heartbleed bug two years ago and kept it secret? Here's why you shouldn't be.

Article by Julian Sanchez for The Guardian

The American intelligence community is forcefully denying reports that the National Security Agency has long known about the Heartbleed bug, a catastrophic vulnerability inside one of the most widely-used encryption protocols upon which we rely every day to secure our web communications. But the denial itself serves as a reminder that NSA's two fundamental missions – one defensive, one offensive – are fundamentally incompatible, and that they can't both be handled credibly by the same government agency.

A positive development in the fight against warrantless NSA surveillance in the U.S.: President Obama's privacy watchdog is speaking out against dragnet information gathering of citizens' private data. Do you think this is a step in the right direction? Sound off in the comments.

Article by David Kravets for Ars Technica

David Medine had not been on the job for a week as chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board when The Guardian dropped its first of many bombs supplied by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.