Bleak Video Games Should Remind Us of What Matters in Our Real Lives
Bleak dystopias can be oddly uplifting.
Banks and Car Dealerships Are Using an Orwellian New Tactic on Debtors
Lenders are attaching kill switches and GPS locaters to cars so they can shut the vehicles off and repossess them if their owners miss loan payments.
Southern Europe Is Becoming One Big Surveillance State
Wiretaps have increased by 1,050 percent in Greece over the past five years.
Yes, the NSA Can Spy on Every US Citizen
We've learned from investigations that the NSA and FBI have direct access to the servers of numerous tech-industry giants including Google, Facebook, and Apple through the use of PRISM—a program that enables intelligence analysts to intercept any form...
A DIY Solution To the Surveilled Life: Noam Chomsky and Brian Eno in 'Article 12'
In the hubbub over ‘the end of anonymity’ comes Article 12, a documentary that proposes a solution to the soft-Orwellianism of modern life.