Surveillance

terrorism surveillance of political activistsThe FBI, Homeland Security, and corporations have repeatedly been exposed spying on political activists as “terrorists.” Tactics include informants, wiretaps and undercover cops.

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Here are some recent articles about terrorism surveillance:

7 Reasons This Kickstarter Is Worth Every Dollar

With 24 hours left, here’s why you should support “Drone on the Farm.”

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Fast Company: Drones can get around strict “ag-gag” laws and document horrifying factory farms

Fast Company’s website of “world changing ideas and innovation” features Will Potter’s Kickstarter campaign.

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Farmers Already Threatening to Shoot Down My Drone

I haven’t even purchased the drone yet, and farmers are already threatening to shoot it down.

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Ag Industry Compares My Kickstarter to the “Death Star”

My Kickstarter campaign to purchase drones and investigate factory farms is still going (just hours left!), but the agriculture industry has already taken notice.

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Agriculture Trade Groups Crack Down on Journalists’ Rights

In response, a journalist is fundraising for drones to monitor factory farms.

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Why None of the NSA’s Ideas Are Worth Spreading

Mashable asked me to respond to the National Security Agency’s address at TED 2014.

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TED Interviews Will Potter About Treating Environmentalists as Terrorists

I’m thrilled to share this lengthy interview I did with the TED team about my journalism, and the dangers of labeling protest as “terrorism.”

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Is he your best friend? Or an undercover cop?

An interview with Kennedy’s former friend who is now releasing a documentary about the notorious undercover cop who spied on protesters.

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Spying on Democracy

Why should you care about surveillance, if you’ve done nothing wrong?

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Radio New Zealand Interviews Will Potter on Spying, Ag-Gag Laws, and the Global War of Information

One of New Zealand’s most popular radio programs focuses on state surveillance and the criminalization of dissent. Jeremy Rose talks with author Will Potter.

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