The End Of Privacy

shockwebpic_theendofprivacyWhen criminals, businesses, and governments monitor you, what does privacy mean anymore? Edward Snowden, Marc Goodman and Vint Cerf on privacy in a digital age. Watch this video, the first on a series on privacy from innovation engine XPRIZE.

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10 Steps You Can Take Right Now Against Internet Surveillance

shockleewebpic_10stepsagainstsurveillanceThe following post comes courtesy of the team over at EFF and is filled with some helpful information on ways you can safeguard yourself from prying eyes on the internet.

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How The Government Tracks You: A Must See Video On NSA Surveillance + DC Rally Info

shockleewebpic_nsasurveillancevideoFight for the Future and Demand Progress have just released a video explaining what’s going on with the recent U.S. government surveillance that has come to light. Watch this for an overview on why this is a very dangerous thing that not only violates the rights of U.S. citizens but also affects everyone else worldwide.

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PRSM: The New Sharing Network Is Here

shockleewebpic_prsmPRSM is a new sharing network with unlimited storage. Ad-free and using super fast servers, it follows you in the cloud wherever you are and connects with all your social networks and web services.

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US Gets New Copyright Alert System: ‘Six Strikes’ And Your Internet May Be Affected

Starting today, a new copyright alert system is being implemented in the US to prevent piracy. It seems this system has been designed to catch the most casual of pirates, as Computerworld, TorrentFreak and a host of others point out, the system is easy to circumvent and is focuses on monitoring torrent users who don’t take privacy precautions while downloading illegally acquired copyrighted material.

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Will Megabox Be The Next Big Music Disruptor?

MegaUpload founder Kim DotCom has been teasing his latest creation, Megabox and today released a video giving us a first look at the upcoming service which he says will be a legal way for fans to access music and for artists to get compensated via advertising revenue. Dotcom claims the new service will be “unchaining artists and fans.”

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[Minneapolis] Sept. 6-8, 2012: Shocklee Joins NAMAC 2012 Conference To Discuss Digital Rights & Artist Leadership

The National Alliance for Media Arts + Culture [NAMAC] has invited our own Hank Shocklee to join the 2012 NAMAC National Conference in Minneapolis, September 6-8, 2012.

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Bigger Brother: Total Surveillance Comes To The UK

Watch this report from RT on the the potential Anti-terrorist spy plan which will monitor all UK citizens personal electronic communications including phone, text and social media accounts.

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The 5 Apps You Need To Navigate Through SXSW Like A Pro

If you’re like us and are attending SXSW [AKA spring break for music, film & tech geeks] you’re probably overwhelmed with trying to remember the dates of the events, parties and meetings you’re trying to make while in Austin.

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TAKE ACTION: Your Website May Be Shut Down! Scary Facts On SOPA [Stop Online Piracy Act]

Calling all fans of the internet and people who’s business, study and/or art depend greatly on being able to use the internet freely. THE INTERNET AS WE KNOW IT IS AT RISK! Watch this and act now! Stop Censorship!

If you’re in the U.S. CALL CONGRESS – you can use the simple, automated service at http://americancensorship.org/ - Tell your Representative that you want them to vote NO on SOPA.

SOPA is slated for a vote in the House Judiciary Committee on THURSDAY – SPREAD THE WORD ONLINE NOW!

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