When the ones who should be taking care of our security go bad, do bad things and fuck up the world someone must Enforce Transparency on them. This just happened and #TheBrennan will be a part of history from now. It’s not a bad thing to hack the bad and to expose their corruption / abuse of … Continue reading Enforced Transparency 101
ENFORCED TRANSPARENCY by way of investigative journalism In our first article, we explained that when governments deny their citizens transparency and start to do bad things. We need to employ new tools to safeguard our democracy. This article, will focus on Independent Journalism and how to achieve that very independence. We will cover three examples … Continue reading Enforced Transparency 5: Crowdsourcing Independent Journalism
Hacking: The Transparency Grenade Hacking, whistleblowing and journalism are very effective tools in this regard. That is why we call it #EnforcedTransparency. In the image above you will see some of the most prominent enforcers the world has seen. They are early innovators and should be hailed as heroes – not jailed as criminals. via Hackers … Continue reading Hackers and Journalists Partner for Enforced Transparency 3 | The Fifth Column
read it here The Sony hack and the line between transparency and retribution – The Washington Post.
“But while the leaks are fundamentally different, there is a better question Apatow might have posed: how do we define the difference between a leak that offers us transparency, and one that feels more like retribution?”
The concept of transparency is simple, if governments practice it – we as a people – will be able to spot misuse of power, corruption and safeguard our democracy. When transparency becomes just a word, a smokescreen, and governments around the world use it as well as the alleged need for secrecy to keep us in the dark, something has to be done.