Brian Duggan

Brian Duggan

Technologist and organizer from Illinois, DC, Makerspace Urbana, and the Internet.


The DOJ and FBI hope to increase surveillance of online communications. Source:

A recent article in the Washington Post details the first measures of potential legislation known as CALEA 2. The FBI and Department of Justice want to fine companies for noncompliance with surveillance orders. The death of privacy has been a popular trope in establishment media lately. Unfortunately, pitiful displays by establishment journalists like Tom Brokaw encourage Americans to comply with expanded state surveillance measures. But the facts of the reporting are usually true: our privacy is under attack from almost all authorities we are trained to trust.

Privacy Will Survive as Long as We Work to Trust Each Other