German Anti-Surveillance Campaign Coming to US

Author: Carlton Purvis, Published on Apr 15, 2014

The German Pirate Party recently created an anti surveillance campaign that focuses on the security (or lack of) that cameras provide people. The PP is now working on English version of the flyers to reach more of Europe and possibly cross over to the United States.

For this note, we review the flyers and share our findings from talking with its creator.

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