Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of PublicSolidarity


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12/16/10 00:23:19 (10 years ago)
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garcon du monde
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  • PublicSolidarity

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    77We are writing this statement in support of democracy.
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    9 Since Sunday, November 28th, WikiLeaks and five major newspapers from around the world (The Guardian, The New York Times, Der Spiegel, Le Monde, El Pais) have been publishing redacted versions of leaked US Diplomatic Cables in an ongoing story that has become known as "Cablegate." The identity of the original leaker is - as yet - unconfirmed.
     9Since Sunday, November 28th, !WikiLeaks and five major newspapers from around the world (The Guardian, The New York Times, Der Spiegel, Le Monde, El Pais) have been publishing redacted versions of leaked US Diplomatic Cables in an ongoing story that has become known as "Cablegate." The identity of the original leaker is - as yet - unconfirmed.
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    1111This is not the first leak of confidential documentation that exposes governmental lies - and it won't be the last. Secret information has long been used by elites to build and maintain power over huge populations of citizens, workers, armed forces, and others. But when the secrets of the elite are revealed, the power they represent can be confronted and reversed.
     
    2222Imagine the postal services kept a record of everyone who sent a mail to you. When. Who. How. Where…. This is exactly what is happening now – with your email, your phone calls and other electronic communications.
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    24 We as providers are forced to store YOUR communication metadata – this is forcing us to work as outsourced police forces. We don’t want this. We will pour as much sand into this machine of suspicion as we possibly can. And we encourage everyone else to do the same! Do not support this attack on privacy!
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    26 We will continue to fight against Data Retention in any way possible and we will support each other in our different efforts to fight it.
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    28 '''More:''' [PublicAgainstDataRetention Full statement]
     24'''More:''' [PublicAgainstDataRetention Full statement and signatories]