The World’s Only Remaining Stuporpower

There was a piece in the Guardian over the weekend by John Naughton that has really generated some buzz, and rightly so. He’s pushing the media to cover the Snowden leaks for what they say about the internet, rather than “OMG WHERE IS SNOWDEN NOW?” or “OMG GLENN GREENWALD IS A TRAITOR,” which since it… Continue reading The World’s Only Remaining Stuporpower

Loose lips sink ships, even in 2013

Last week, McClatchy published a pretty frightening report into the Obama Administration’s program to eliminate whistle-blowers and leaks, creatively and not-at-all-chillingly named the Insider Threat Program: President Barack Obama’s unprecedented initiative, known as the Insider Threat Program, is sweeping in its reach. It has received scant public attention even though it extends beyond the U.S.… Continue reading Loose lips sink ships, even in 2013