Saturday, December 12, 2015

Encryption vs. Surveillance in the New Civil Rights Movement

...Law enforcement and the intelligence complex are paving the way to preempt activism... with their current talk of banning strong encryption while perpetuating an ever-growing system of mass data collection and surveillance. Don't be fooled by their calls of "terrorism." Actual terrorists such as al-Qaeda have known about and subverted electronic eavesdropping for decades and will continue to do so. The current efforts at subverting digital security will not stop the Bin Ladens and al-Qaedas of the world. Rather, they will disrupt this generation's Martin Luther King Jrs., Black Panthers and Greensboro Fours.

More:  http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/33977-encryption-vs-surveillance-in-the-new-civil-rights-movement

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