IFAction Round Up July 1-15, 2012

Censorship, Computers, International issues, Privacy, Technology

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Five Ways Wireless Carriers Could Rein In The Government’s Surveillance Of Your Phone

That’s No Phone. That’s My Tracker. 

The End of Privacy? 

Facebook scans chats and posts for criminal activity

Privacy Trumps Cybersecurity, Poll Shows

How Many Millions of Cellphones Are Police Watching?

Franken plans hearing on facial recognition technology

Google and F.T.C. Set to Settle Safari Privacy Charge

WSJ.com – Your E-Book Is Reading You*

Three NSA whistleblowers back lawsuit over government’s massive surveillance program


Defusing ‘Mein Kampf’



Under the First Amendment, religious freedom favors none, protects all



Congress considers prosecutions of reporters over leaked information


‘Internet Freedom’

‘Internet freedom’ becomes hot cause for politicians across political spectrum

U.N. Human Rights Council Backs Internet Freedom


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