U.K. Government Monitors Taxpayers’ Online Activity

by Tracy Knauer •

Why do government authorities want to monitor Internet users’ online activity? In the United Kingdom, one big reason is to find tax evaders by tracking social media accounts. The Belfast Telegraph reports that HM Revenue & Customs — the agency that collects taxes in the U.K. — has deployed a tool called Connect to monitor citizens’ social media activity. It …

Eben Moglen Answers Many Questions On Surveillance & Internet Privacy

by Grey One •

A good video from Eben Moglen — he address a lot of privacy-related topics in this interview. He starts by explaining why he thinks using Facebook is a bad idea, he then addresses the new NSA datacenter, Google, Wikileaks and Anonymous (the hackitivist group), and much more!