“The revelations about the National Security Agency’s surveillance apparatus, if true, represent a stunning abuse of our basic rights,” the organization’s open letter reads. “We demand the U.S. Congress reveal the full extent of the NSA’s spying programs.”
BoingBoing co-editor Cory Doctorow remembers Internet activist Aaron Swartz, and talks about how freedom isn’t built in to the technologies we use.
He’s the ultimate overnight success. But like most, success wasn’t overnight at all. In fact, it was 15 years from drawing on the back of business cards in bars to transforming corporate language and branding for Fortune 100 companies.
In an interesting reversal on usual Internet copyright disputes, file-sharing site Megaupload is taking Universal Music Group to court.
Editor's Pick How much is your personal data worth? Will photos you post on Facebook or your Foursquare check-in data get you into trouble in five years’ time? In one of the standout talks at this week’s O’Reilly Strata Summit, author and Boing Boing editor Cory Doctorow explained why people undervalue their privacy and how data-driven companies exploit this mis-pricing of privacy.