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MUST WATCH: CITIZENFOUR UK trailer – the new film by Laura Poitras, featuring Edward Snowden – YouTube

CITIZENFOUR UK trailer – a film by Laura Poitras, featuring Edward Snowden – YouTube. Next in my iTunes cue (too bad Netflix does not have it)

Interesting Chart: NSA Monitoring Practices Face Stiff Opposition | Statista

• Chart: NSA Monitoring Practices Face Stiff Opposition | Statista. This is an interesting chart provided by Statista  – 3x as many people think this is OK in the US vs Germany. But even in the US, only 37% agree. It seems to me we have a bunch of really different world-views ...

Latest revelations on how the NSA and other government agencies are foiling encryption, plus a timely futurist’s conversation on privacy and security (Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard)

Today, Glenn Greenwald and his team published a pretty mind-boggling story on the Guardian (header image is via The Guardian, too, btw). The NYT went along for the ride, as well (good to see that). The Guardian piece reveals another chapter in the Edward Snowden saga which, incredibly, seems to get ...

The Internet As We Know It Is On Its Deathbed says Janet Allon (Alternet)

This article is a total must-read – really made me think. Best nuggets are below. The original vision of the Internet, where information and media is freely shared, without one’s computer strokes and searches being metered, tracked, traced, archived, dissected, marketed and warehoused in government data banks, is dead. And that’s ...

Portuguese version of HBR guest post: Boycott U.S. Tech Platforms Over PRISMGate? Um chamado ao boicote às plataformas de tecnologia norte-americanas sob vigilância das agências de segurança nacional dos US (thanks to Flavio Gut)

English version here.  Tradução: Flavio Gut (www.flaviogut.com) Twitter. Download the PDF of the original English FuturistGerd.com post: PRISM Futures Ultimatum Gerd Leonhard  Download this post as PDF: Portuguese version of HBR guest post Boycott U.S. Tech plataformas de tecnologia norte-americanas sob vigilância das agências de segurança nacional dos US (thanks to Flavio ...

Video: Doug Stephens (Retail-Prophet) and Gerd Leonhard discuss the PRISM/NSA affair and what it means for the future of big data and commerce

Doug and me just finished a pretty snappy Google Hangout on the topic of how the PRISM / NSA / Snowden affair will impact consumer behavior, e-commerce, big data business models and cloud computing.  Doug really knows his stuff and is always great fun to talk to, find out more ...

Short video commentary on PRISM, Snowden, Privacy and Cloud Computing: this is a game-changing moment

UPDATE July 16: the latest version of my PRISMgate comments and my call for a potential boycott of US tech platforms is now live on the HBR Blog network. Download the PDF: A Call to Boycott U.S. Tech Platforms Over the NSA’s PRISM Surveillance – Gerd Leonhard – Harvard Business ...

PRISM Futures: is is time to consider a boycott of US technology platforms? Or: we love you guys… but enough is enough!

Image above by Gizmodo NEW: Portuguese version here. MUST READ: my HBR Blogs ‘call for boycott’ is here.  German version here Neelie Kroes, European Commissioner for digital matters: ‘If I were an American cloud provider, I would be quite frustrated with my government right now’ President Obama in 2005: “A lack of oversight ...

The coming data wars, the rise of digital totalitarianism and why internet users need to take a stand – NOW

Download the PDF: Futurist Gerd on Coming Data Wars PRISMNew: German language version of my ‘PRISM Ultimatum’ post (July 6, 2013) UPDATE July 16: the latest version of my PRISMgate comments and my call for a potential boycott of US tech platforms is now live on the HBR Blog network. Download ...

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