MAR 21

Goodbye NYC, Hello SF

Dear Friends, Yesterday, Google¬†extended an offer of employment to me for the position of Glass Specialist and Tester at their headquarters in Mountain View, CA. The start date is Monday, March 24th. I accepted the offer and will leave New York this Sunday. With so much up in the air, there are more questions than answers at this time. All I can say for now is thank you, and I’ll see you soon. With love, Alex

FEB 11

What We Can Do

Governments worldwide need to know that mass surveillance, like that conducted by the NSA, is always a violation of our inalienable human rights. Over the past year, more than 360 organizations in over 70 countries have come together to support the International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance. These thirteen Principles establish the human rights obligations of any government conducting surveillance. They are the core of an international movement to compel all states to stop the mass spying of the innocent. The Principles are already being used in national campaigns and international pressure to reign in…