Wednesday Lazy Linking
The war on WikiLeaks and why it matters. www.salon.com (2010-03-30).
BBC’s “The Culture Show” Julian Assange, editor of WikiLeaks. A newly leaked CIA report prepared earlier this month (.pdf) analyzes how the U.S. Government can best manipulate public opinion in Germany and France — in order to ensure that those countries continue to fight in Afghanistan. The Report celebrates the fact that the…(Linked Tuesday 2010-03-30.)
This amazing photo of Earth cost only $750 to take. CrunchGear (2010-03-30). Technological civilization is awesome. (Cont’d.) (Linked Tuesday 2010-03-30.)
Government Intercepting Secure Internet Transfers? TeamColtra, United States Pirate Party (2010-03-27).
Seth Schoen from EFF has recently run an article starting with the following: Today two computer security researchers, Christopher Soghoian and Sid Stamm, released a draft of a forthcoming research paper in which they present evidence that certificate authorities (CAs) may be cooperating with government agencies to help them spy undetected on "secure" encrypted communications….(Linked Tuesday 2010-03-30.)
Drawing the Line. Offsetting Behaviour (2010-03-30). In which the government of New Zealand pays a staff of pollsters to trudge up and down the street cursing out randomly selected homeowners. In the interest of public policy, of course. (Linked Tuesday 2010-03-30.)
Goshen College Bows to Nationalism. Jesus Radicals (2010-03-31). Mennonite students Vs. American theo-nationalism and its War Anthem. (Linked Wednesday 2010-03-31.)