#TheDayWeFightBack International Community Unites to Protest Big Brother

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So far, the only piece in Turkish here.

The battlefield is the Internet. Whoever wins the Internet wins the war.

(h)ac(k)tivist — (hak-tuh-vist)
noun: a person who uses technology to bring about social change.

The Hacker Wars ?a film about the targeting of (h)ac(k)tivists, activists and journalists by the US government. There is a war going on?a war for our minds, The Hacker Wars.

The government needs to control information. The Hacker Wars is about the information warriors who are fighting back


Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
– First Amendment, U.S. Constitution
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
– Fourth Amendment, U.S. Constitution
But whatever our differences may have been in the past, we strongly agree that the dragnet collection of millions of Americans? phone records every day ? whether they have any connection at all to terrorism ? goes far beyond what Congress envisioned or intended to authorize. 
More important, we agree it must stop.
 – Sen. Patrick Leahy (Vt.)  & Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (Wis.), Co-sponsors of the USA FREEDOM Act (H.R.3361, S. 1599),  The Case for NSA Reform

February 11th is The Day We All Fight Back. From Uganda to Poland, from Colombia to the Philippines, the people of the Internet have united to fight back. The Day We Fight Back?s main international action is to sign and promote the 13 Principles. The 13 Principles outline how communications surveillance can be conducted consistent with human rights and serve as a model for surveillance reform. Over the past year, nearly 370 organizations have come together to support it. Today, these Principles are about to receive their most important endorsement: the people?s.


Get ready for another day of activism on the web. Today, marks the beginning of “The Day We Fight Back,” a campaign to end the National Security Agency’s massive surveillance programs
Today We Fight Back Against Mass Surveillance

Since June, ongoing revelations about the NSA‘s activities have shown us the expanding scope of government surveillance. Today is the day people around the world are demanding an end to mass spying.

dayfightTwo years ago, websites including Google, Wikipedia, Reddit and the one you?re reading now, took drastic action to protect the Internet. In an inspiring show of collective defiance, hundreds of websites went dark to protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act, a rising piece of legislation with the potential to increase censorship and hamper innovation.

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