Privacy

The EyeOpener- Stratfor and the Privatization of Intelligence

Late last year, hackers with the anonymous hacking group LulzSec raided the servers of Strategic Forecasting, Inc., or Stratfor, a private intelligence company in Austin, Texas, coming away with some 5 million emails. Last month, Wikileaks began publishing the emails as “The Global Intelligence Files” to much fanfare. All of the claims that continue to [...]

Naked Airlines

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Podcast Show #36

The Boiling Frogs Presents James Babb James Babb recounts the creation of the grassroots effort We Won’t Fly, and how he and cofounder George Donnelly, two regular dads, founded the group to oppose the full-body airport “porno”-scanners on grounds of privacy, ineffectiveness and health, and demand that the airlines make their maximum lobbying effort in [...]

A Parody for You: ‘Grandma Got Molested at the Airport’

By Donny Aldridge- Singer, Songwriter & Political Satirist A friend sent me the following music clip; too real yet too funny. Enjoy it, let it be another reminder of how low we’ve stooped as a society, and keep up the spirit of resistance.   This site depends exclusively on readers’ support. Please help us continue [...]

Ron Paul Introduces the American Travel Dignity Act

‘We Americans Should Never Give Up Our Rights in Order to Travel’  Mr. Speaker, today I introduce legislation to protect Americans from physical and emotional abuse by federal Transportation Security Administration employees conducting screenings at the nation’s airports. We have seen the videos of terrified children being grabbed and probed by airport screeners. We have [...]

The Makings of a Police State-Part VI

A Nation of Suspects Indeed, the interests of the oppressors lie in ‘changing the consciousness of the oppressed, not the situation which oppresses them‘- – Paulo Freire The illegal domestic wiretapping of all Americans, the invasive search practices at every airport directed at every single US passenger, the compilation of all data on all citizens [...]

Updates & Weekly Round Up for January 17

Boiling Frogs Video Project & Noteworthy Headlines Soon-to- be- Launched Boiling Frogs Exclusive Video I’m going to start with an exciting update on our Boiling Frogs Exclusive Video Project. Again, I’m not known for being very patient, and in this case I’m not able to contain my excitement. Kristina Borjesson and Katrina Rill have been [...]