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Weekend Roundup: Where There Is Connectivity, There Is Surveillance

The great paradox of the internet age is that ever-greater connectivity also means ever-greater capacity for surveillance — both by governments and the private sector digital companies.

In an exclusive interview with director Oliver Stone about his new movie, “Snowden,” we discuss the intrusion of intelligence agencies into personal data floating around in cyberspace, as well as what Stone considers the totalitarian creep of “surveillance capitalism” by the likes of Facebook and Google, which monitor and market your online profile.

Stone also agrees with the European approach that seeks to break up digital monopolies and encourage competition, read more >>>

Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com