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Legal defense of freedom evaporates when we will no longer have right to guard our own thoughts, actions and speech. Each year millions of innocent pets are killed in animal shelters because they have no home. A society that kills innocent animals is an inhumane society.
Do not let the NSA or another government nor private agency grab our power of free speech, the right to protest and the right to gather against unchecked power.
As information equals power, do we truly want an all-powerful NSA reading our emails, using selfies as mug shots, grabbing every activity we share on the World Wide Web? When will all this data be used against innocent people? Or has this already happened and citizens are kept in the dark of the misuse of this gathered and stored data?
We all lose when citizens lose their privacy and civil rights.
A number of websites for internet services, businesses and even several non-profits including Amnesty International, Greenpeace, MoveOn.org, and others will participate in a series of online anti-NSA protests this week. The websites, which also include Reddit, Imgur, BoingBoing, DuckDuckGo, and several others are taking part in an online campaign called “Reset the Net,” which is specifically aimed at encouraging website owners and mobile app creators to integrate increased security protections into their services, like SSL and HSTS, for example. The overall goal is to make it more difficult for government agencies to engage in their spying activities.
Explains the campaign on its website, ResetTheNet.org: “The NSA is exploiting weak links in Internet security to spy on the entire world, twisting the Internet we love into something it was never meant to be: a panopticon.” While it’s not possible to stop the attacks, the site adds, those who offer…
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