[IRP] rights violations by the State in the USA gets even worse

Katitza Rodriguez katitza
Mon Apr 25 21:37:28 EEST 2011

Definitely not on privacy. The most wonderful experience of protest in 
the streets was
held in Germany  (Freedom not Fear Campaign) against Mandatory Data 
It is being held each year.

On 4/25/11 5:28 AM, Carlos A. Afonso wrote:
> What amazes me is the USA gov even thinking of going to such extremes,
> and the faint of non-existent reaction of the American people when
> violations like this happen. Does anyone recall any massive or
> significant reaction from the Americans when EFF disclosed the massive
> AT&T's+NSA Internet traffic peeking violations affecting nearly every
> American user of the Internet?
> --c.a.
> On 04/25/2011 09:18 AM, Ginger Paque wrote:
>> This is quite serious--it almost sounds like an Internet hoax, but it is not.
>> One of the questions:
>> ?Please describe the circumstances of your birth including the names (as well as
>> address and phone number, if available) of persons present or in attendance at
>> your birth.?
>> (well... I don't remember exactly, but I think my mother was there...)
>> It is hard to believe this will pass, but comments on the site and to members of
>> congress are highly encouraged. Today (Monday) is the last day for input.
>> gp
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>> On 4/25/2011 6:22 AM, Carlos A. Afonso wrote:
>>> Now the US Dept of State plans to use *selectively* (at the discretion
>>> of the counter officer) a passport application form which is impossible
>>> to fill -- in practice denying that person (an American citizen) his/her
>>> right to a passport:
>>> http://www.boingboing.net/2011/04/25/state-dept-adding-in.html?dlvrit=36761
>>> You, an American citizen, looks like a developing country foreigner, or
>>> maybe you are from a political party not of the officer's liking, or you
>>> happen to be fan of a baseball team and he likes another, or he is
>>> refused sexual favors or... who knows what sort of discriminations might
>>> happen at the passport counter? Typical ones of any dictatorship
>>> throughout the world? Or, typical of the countless visa refusals
>>> throughout American consulates worldwide?
>>> --c.a.
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Katitza Rodriguez
International Rights Director
Electronic Frontier Foundation
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katitza at datos-personales.org (personal email)

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