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Chatterjee did note, however, that he is "not sure voting for president will change much" in terms of stopping unmitigated drone warfare. He argued that supporting watchdog organizations like the ACLU or CorpWatch (where he works currently), investigative journalism, and whistleblowers are ... surveillance

Mike Pompeo, who replaced Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, sees no problem with executing "whistleblowers" or engaging in the same foreign policies that ... He has increased drone strikes and expanded the Pentagon's discretion in matters of military bombing, and drone use, killing civilians and ...
Report: Walmart to 'vigorously defend' itself against claims in whistleblower lawsuit ... According to the report, a whistle-blower lawsuit issued by Walmart's former director of business development, Tri Huynh, claims he was terminated "under false pretenses" after repeatedly raising concerns about ...

The group discussed the possibility of members of the community serving as whistleblowers if the pipeline does get built, using drones and planes to monitor construction. "This just reflects the amount of public support that the opposition forces have had all along against the pipelines," said David Sligh ...
In their new new graphic novel, "Verax: The True History of Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare, and Mass Surveillance," journalist Pratap Chatterjee ... guide to the story of mass surveillance and its whistle-blowers, while extending it into a sort of expose on the technology's connection to a larger, darker reality. drones
Lisa Ling served almost two decades in the Air National Guard, working on communications technology and drones. After an honorable discharge, she discovered her work had led to the deaths of hundreds of people. On our latest episode of Ars Technica Live, she tells Ars editors Annalee Newitz ... military drone
The Canadian government has continued to be interested in expanding its drone capabilities and has considered purchasing armed drones in the past. ... For example, whistleblower Edward Snowden was contractor for the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) with Booz Allen Hamilton and had access ... Outsourcing Intelligence
For information: watertowncitizens.org; watertowncitizens@gmail.com; SusanBMcL@gmail.com. A film directed by Sonia Kennebeck about the secret U.S. drone assassination program. Plagued by PTSD and guilt over participating in the killing of thousands of people, three whistleblowers decide to speak ... Outsourcing Intelligence
Another part of the problem, as journalist and CorpsWatch Executive Director Pratap Chatterjee told Salon, is that drone technology isn't anywhere near as precise as its supporters want you to think. As a result, while Americans are misled into believing that drones are only taking out "the bad guys," the ... Outsourcing Intelligence
Using a USDA specialty crop block grant, they have been developing a drone that can scan a field in a few minutes and help farmers determine the ... Whistleblowers — employees who disclose what they believe to be wrongdoing in their agencies — are protected from retaliation under both federal and ... Outsourcing Intelligence
In October, Holland City Council held a study session in which it took a drone tour of the city's projects. ... In DeVries response, she stated that her email is protected under the Whistleblowers' Protection Act, and said the timing of the suspension by the city “is strong evidence of a causal connection between ... Outsourcing Intelligence
Hird, therefore, has looked at both Watergate and Thalidomide in the report, as well as scrutinising the Bureau's drone project and Channel 4's ... As for impact, Hird notes that it has been significant - the drones programme under President Obama was made more transparent and civilian deaths fell. Outsourcing Intelligence
HOLLAND, MI - Holland's former greenhouse operator is suing the city after she claims she was fired for reporting unsafe work conditions in the city's century-old greenhouse. The city fired Shelly DeVries in December 2017 from her 10-year career as greenhouse operator - a role that meant she was ... Outsourcing Intelligence
For the previous two months — after The Intercept revealed that Cameroonian troops tortured prisoners at a remote military base also used by U.S. personnel and private contractors for drone surveillance and training missions — AFRICOM had ignored my emails and phone calls. Finally, about a week and ... Outsourcing Intelligence

... “Verax: The True History of Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare, and Mass Surveillance,” journalist Pratap Chatterjee (“Halliburton's War”) and artist Khalil (“Zahra's Paradise”) create a vividly comprehensive and concise guide to the story of mass surveillance and its whistle-blowers, while extending it into a ... Outsourcing Intelligence
... “Verax: The True History of Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare, and Mass Surveillance,” journalist Pratap Chatterjee (“Halliburton's War”) and artist Khalil (“Zahra's Paradise”) create a vividly comprehensive and concise guide to the story of mass surveillance and its whistle-blowers, while extending it into a ... Outsourcing Intelligence
How widespread is government surveillance since 9/11? And how complicit are the biggest tech companies like Apple and Google? Journalist Pratap Chatterjee and illustrator Khalil Bendib explore these questions in their new graphic novel Verax: The True History of Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare, and ... Outsourcing Intelligence
Lisa Ling, US Air Force whistleblower who exposed secrets of the American drone program in the documentary National Bird, has been discussing why she decided to blow the whistle, what interests are behind the use of drones, and the outlook given the lack of accountability by the US government. Outsourcing Intelligence
Lisa Ling served almost two decades in the Air National Guard, working on communications technology and drones. After an honorable discharge, she discovered her work had led to the deaths of hundreds of people. On our latest episode of Ars Technica Live, she tells Ars editors Annalee Newitz and ... Outsourcing Intelligence
In addition to those they kill, Washington's drones turn out to wound (in ways both physical and psychological) their own operators and the ... feel guilty about our past actions, it's really tough to describe what that feeling is like,” says Daniel, a whistleblower who took part in drone operations and whose last ... Outsourcing Intelligence
This latest attack occurred Saturday — the same day Israel shot down an Iranian drone and had one of its F-16s shot down for the first time since the early .... Not just one whistleblower's report, but the IC Office of the Inspector General's own study of 190 whistleblower cases that found that IC reviewing ... Outsourcing Intelligence
Trudeau government to create new legal framework for Indigenous people (CBC); How Canada's opaque corporate rules aid offshore financial 'snow washing' (Guardian); Ottawa go-ahead brings drone delivery one step closer (Financial Post); Crypto-currency craze hinders search for alien life (BBC) ... Outsourcing Intelligence
It brings to light the account of one whistleblower who puts his life and ... New Films: Unmanned: America's Drone War, War on Whistleblowers: ... Outsourcing Intelligence
(“For me, seeing the drone in the 21st century is a little bit like Turner seeing ... Paglen's friend, who was instrumental in helping CIA whistleblower Edward ... into the world of “rendition and drones and extra-judicial spaces”. Outsourcing Intelligence
AVAV's visibility is at an all-time low, its margins remain under pressure, competition is intensifying, and its commercial drone aspirations will ... Outsourcing Intelligence
How widespread is government surveillance since 9/11? And how complicit are the biggest tech companies like Apple and Google? Journalist ... Outsourcing Intelligence
Whistleblower Kiriakou on NYC Attack: 'Immigration Will be Further Restricted' ... is because we are using drones to attack their countries and to attack their villages. ... We have to do something about these drone attacks. Outsourcing Intelligence
When it comes to the drone war, this happens behind closed doors. ... I was always interested in the whistleblowers whether it be Edward Snowden or ... You can't really separate surveillance and drones and that's something ... Outsourcing Intelligence
He can not only charm the pants off any snake with his sinuous sound; he can play three recorders at once, the middle one providing a drone ... Outsourcing Intelligence
Texas' drone laws compromise our whistleblowers, safety ... The drone is emerging as a new weapon of the whistleblower. With information on ... Outsourcing Intelligence
As president, Obama increased the use of drones outside official ... successfully fought to preclude judges from reviewing drone killings, ... Outsourcing Intelligence
People interviewed in the film include drone operators turned whistleblowers suffering PTSD and people on the ground in Afghanistan whose ... Outsourcing Intelligence
"I know from drone whistleblowers they have killed children accidentally by firing from a drone and they had written it up as having been killed a ... Outsourcing Intelligence
What is unique and disturbing about the US' contemporary drone wars is the ... “The flight controls for drones over the years have come to resemble ... “bets” and “gambles” on civilian lives are underscored by a whistleblower, ... Outsourcing Intelligence
How drones are gamifying war in America's casino capital ... Joseph Pugliese writes that not only do drone operations .... The fatal effects of these 'bets' and 'gambles' on civilian lives are underscored by a whistleblower, ... Outsourcing Intelligence
This is why I believe global governance specific to armed and unarmed drones is necessary. I believe drone specific agreements between ... Outsourcing Intelligence
Whistleblower calls out problems with military drone accuracy and ethics .... Lisa described how she was given parts of the drones to work on without ... Lisa emphasized that people considering becoming whistleblowers in the ... Outsourcing Intelligence
Lisa Ling, US Air Force whistleblower who exposed secrets of the American drone program in the documentary National Bird, has been ... Outsourcing Intelligence
With the ability to effortlessly access cameras and control drones, Micro ... Wars) while Micro is a milder take on Snowden and whistleblowers. Outsourcing Intelligence
Investigating Drones, Bad Data and Civilian Deaths In 'Verax' ... Verax: The True History of Whistleblowers, Mass Surveillance and Drone Warfare ... to Moscow because it really gave a glimpse into the life of a whistleblower. Outsourcing Intelligence
Whistleblower Chelsea Manning had her visiting fellowship at ... administration's treatment of whistleblowers like Chelsea Manning. ... As president, Obama increased the use of drones outside official ... At the same time, his government successfully fought to preclude judges from reviewing drone killings, ... Outsourcing Intelligence
... invited war crimes whistleblower and LGBTQ+ campaigner Chelsea Manning ... been an outspoken cheerleader for indiscriminate C.I.A. drone strikes that ... Snowden, WikiLeaks, Manning, and other whistleblowers in 2014. Outsourcing Intelligence
0. The French military trained eagles to take down terrorist drones ... Whistleblowers to speak at drone symposium. Talks held strategically in ... Outsourcing Intelligence
What is unique and disturbing about the US' contemporary drone wars is the ... “The flight controls for drones over the years have come to resemble ... “bets” and “gambles” on civilian lives are underscored by a whistleblower, ... Outsourcing Intelligence
... from the files provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. ... worked with its British counterpart GCHQ to help direct drones in the ... Outsourcing Intelligence
... of eight books. Her latest book is Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control, and she has been campaigning to stop the use of killer drones. Outsourcing Intelligence
In an interview, whistleblower Edward Snowden discusses his life in Russia, the .... a courier on a motorbike that are written on paper never gets hit by a drone. ... DER SPIEGEL: Why aren't there more whistleblowers like you? Outsourcing Intelligence


 

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