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This Week's Waypoints Is About Repression, Nature, and Escape

The struggle to relate to one another, and to our world.
Rob Zacny
10.31.18
tor

This SIM Card Forces All of Your Mobile Data Through Tor

"This is about sticking a middle finger up to mobile filtering, mass surveillance."
Joseph Cox
10.22.18
Documentary

The Ongoing Trauma of the Muslim Students an Undercover Cop Spied on For 4 Years

A new documentary, "Watched," examines the story of an undercover NYPD officer who spent four years infiltrating a group of Muslim college students—and the harrowing psychological effects on two young Muslim women who had to live under such invasive...
Aviva Stahl and Jeanne Theoharis
4.21.17
uk

The Troubling Metadata Sharing Program That Was Just Revealed in the UK

Through MILKWHITE, low level agencies such as the Metropolitan Police can access metadata collected by GCHQ.
Joseph Cox
6.7.16
News

The RCMP Are Being Investigated Over Controversial Spy Tech

The use of "StingRays" in Canada may finally come to light.
Jordan Pearson
4.13.16
uk

'The UK Does Not Undertake Mass Surveillance,' Says UK Home Secretary

Theresa May was challenged by MPs on controversial proposed surveillance laws.
Joseph Cox
1.14.16
News

EU Parliament Asks European Countries to Protect Edward Snowden from the US

Snowden scores a symbolic victory, but his legal situation is unlikely to change in the short term.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
10.29.15
News

British Taxpayers Are Funding the UK's Mass Surveillance Program

The full figures have not been made public, but the costs of the program have been estimated at around $17.27 billion.
Lauren Razavi
7.6.15
Reddit

The Man Behind ‘One of the Biggest Trollings of r/Conspiracy’ Ever

How a fake website for a fake company took the internet for a short and wild ride.
Robert Hastings
6.5.15
Reddit

Someone Is Pretending to Be an FBI Shell Company

One of the fake companies flying spy planes has a thing for Kim Dotcom.
Janus Kopfstein
6.3.15
Culture

John Oliver to Edward Snowden: 'No One Knows Who the Fuck You Are'

Oliver gives Snowden some much-needed real talk. Will it change anything?
Jason Koebler
4.6.15
Internet

The Votes Are In: Americans Don't Care About Privacy

Tuesday’s elections were not good for the internet or for your civil liberties.
Jason Koebler
11.5.14
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