Category: The Internet Age

The biggest computer leak in history

Plus the dangers of wi-fi Straight from the Pentagon Here’s the story: Political data gathered on more than 198 million US citizens was exposed this month after a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National Committee stored internal documents on a publicly accessible Amazon server. The data leak contains a wealth of personal information on roughly 61 percent of the US population. Along with home addresses, birthdates, and phone numbers, the records include advanced sentiment analyses used by political groups to predict where individual voters fall on hot-button issues such as gun ownership, stem cell research, and the right...

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Taking back the Internet

A talk with Edward Snowden How far gone we are A talk with Edward Snowden about how far gone we are… And what we must do to take the Internet back. If you don’t know the kinds of things Snowden discovered about the ways the Internet is abused by the US government and corporations, this will be eye opening. Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep going Donate...

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