Monthly Archives: May 2014

Snowden and the failure of government(s)

Yesterday it became public that the German Federal Public Prosecutor does not see any reason to start an investigation about foreign and domestic intelligence practices on German soil. It is argued, that there is nothing besides newspaper evidence that suggest that a … Continue reading

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we need new surveillance metaphors

The idea of enlightenment was that if we teach enough people to use their brain and to engage in critical thinking, our problems with bad governments will go away. The premise of enlightenment was “knowledge is power” and combined with … Continue reading

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