Category / electronic privacy

  • If you want to support the show, you can do so on Patreon for as little as $1 a month. You’ll get access to bonus content each month and help us keep the show going!  This week the Republican-led Senate voted on party lines to allow internet service providers to sell our private internet records. We […]

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    On ep 20 of Humorless Queers, we discuss the warrantless wiretapping of American citizens, & talk with ACLU staff attorney Chase Strangio about ongoing legal battles to protect the rights of Gavin Grimm and trans students across the country.

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  • Humorless Queers tackle the horror show that is Trump’s choices for the cabinet, including Jeff Sessions for the Department of Justice, Steven Mnuchin for Treasury Secretary, and Betsy Devos for the Department of Education. We also discuss the Boston police department’s plan to spend $1.4m on social media spying software. And finally, we’ll have an interview with the […]

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  • November 15, 2016 - Alexis Goldstein

    2016 election post-mortem, and what we do now (E15)

    Humorless Queers tackles post-election 2016. We talk action: What are we going to do now? And what is the future of surveillance and financial reform under the weight of a Donald J. Trump presidency? And we also dive into what just happened. How on earth did we get here? And how can we learn from this recent […]

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  • bringing email privacy out of big hair era

    February 11, 2015 - Alexis Goldstein

    Email Privacy Laws, and Rep. Aaron Schock (E04)

    We discuss legislation to bring our electronic communication laws out of the big hair era, the latest news on Rep. Aaron Schock, and how much he sets off our gaydar (the segment “Queen Please” is dedicated to him), why Bill Bratton should quit his job, and the fine print buried in your bank contract that denies you […]

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