Are Applications such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc safe to use?

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In this video, acTVism Munich asks former MI5-Officer, Annie Machon, and Paul Jay, founder of the Real News Network, whether social media is safe for people to use given what was revealed to the public in the wake of Snowden’s revelations in 2013.

Glenn Greenwald: The Internet, Democracy, New Media Revolution & Citizen Journalism

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In this video Glenn Greenwald analyzes the Internet’s potential. He considers it as as an “incredibly valuable tool” for democratic participation & liberalization but also surfaces the dangers that it can pose if it falls into the hands of unaccountable & concentrated power. According to Greenwald there’s a “battle that is being waged” between the […]

Greenwald: Social Media, Edward Snowden, Activism & Journalism and Solutions

Greenwald: Social Media, Edward Snowden, Activism & Journalism and Solutions Glenn Greenwald is an American lawyer, journalist and author.  In June 2013 Greenwald became widely known after The Guardian published the first of a series of reports detailing United States and British global surveillance programs, based on classified documents disclosed by Edward Snowden. The series […]