Edward Snowden’s not the story. The fate of the internet is. dia.so/64
The Pixel Painter: A 97-Year-Old Man Who Draws Using Microsoft Paint from Windows ’95 dia.so/5M Video is a must-watch.
Amash defense bill amendment seeks to defund overbroad NSA surveillance dia.so/5D
Carlo Rovelli on free will. You have no free will, but it’s OK because you’ll never understand why you do anything anyway.
You may believe there’s no possibility of America turning into a thugocracy, that the amassed information â€“ conversations, business dealings, personal health and financial data, media consumption, gun records and so much more â€“ will never be systematically misused that way. But even if you do, ask yourself this: if a young employee of one of the countless private companies administering the surveillance state could get access to so much for idealistic reasons, how vulnerable is this material to people with baser motives?
Statement from Edward Snowden in Moscow wikileaks.org/Statement-fromâ€¦