SciFriday: Your Secret Surveillance Score

August 7, 2020

Surveillance capitalism reaches much deeper into your life than you know. Specialized tech companies are mining your personal data to assemble digital profiles to predict your future behavior.

The “I” Word

October 17, 2019

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is committed to an impeachment inquiry without a full vote of the House. There is no constitutional requirement for her to call a vote, but it’s bringing up comparisons to England’s secret Star Chamber courts of the 16th and 17th centuries.

SciFriday: Facebook Builds the Beast System

June 28, 2019

Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency, Libra, raises the disturbing prospect of people with views they deem unacceptable—conservative, Christian, or (horrors!) conservative Christian—from being not just deplatformed, but unable to buy and sell if the day comes that Libra becomes a global currency.

Facebook Launches Cryptocurrency

June 19, 2019

Facebook has announced it’s launching a cryptocurrency next year called Libra. Experts call this Facebook’s “most invasive” form of surveillance yet.

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