The social sciences in America have been militarized to produce tools that assist the government in understanding and suppressing dissent. Anthropology, linguistic analysis and sociology now serve the police state.
How the Government Tracks You: NSA Surveillance Think That Pat-Down At The Airport Was Random? You May Have Googled One Of These Arbitrary 6 Words. Check your room for bugs, pull the battery out of your phone, then press play.
Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, wrestles with the distinction between privacy and anonymity. "Privacy is incredibly important. Privacy is not the same thing as anonymity. It's very important that Google and everyone else respects people's privacy. People have a right to privacy; it's natural; it's normal. It's the right way to do things." Speaking on CNBC and on page 185 of the book, "Are you naked online? Protecting Your Internet Identity" by Ted Claypoole and Theresa Payton. Boycott Google!
February 11th: The Day We Fight Back Against NSA Surveillance. Today, on the eve of the anniversary of Aaron’s death, we ask you to join us in stepping up to the plate once again. Bring your creativity, your networks, your art, and your dedication and join us in a month of action, culminating in an Internet-wide protest on February 11. Join us. Fight back.