Following last year's revelations, Edward Snowden seems to be trapped in a role ironically reminiscent of another famous character – George Orwell's Big Brother. Read the full text on 'Edward Snowden: the last Big Brother?', by Gloria González Fuster and Rocco Bellanova, at Opendemocracy.net's 'Joining the dots on state surveillance in Europe' series.
Privacy International (PI) has (re)launched its big project called ‘Big Brother Incorporated’, which will (inter alia) investigate the sales of surveillance technologies to authoritarian regimes. The web content is available here and more comprehensively here. PI has now put online a comprehensive database of companies that sell surveillance products, some opinion pieces about the topic … Continue reading Privacy International launches ‘Big Brother Incorporated’ project on sale of surveillance tech to authoritarian regimes