Watching Over Big Brother: Tools for Citizens to Track Global Surveillance Systems

Would you like to be able to track the movements of Big Brother around the world? Maybe you don’t want to know, but just in case you do, The Surveillance Industry Index (SII) has been created by journalists, activists and researchers together with the a pro-transparency software group, Transparency Toolkit. it tracks the activities of 528 surveillance companies. Where are they located? In authoritarian socialist countries? No, they’re in the “free world” capitalist countries!

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About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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