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It's Not Just the NSA

When: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Temple B’nai Brith, 201 Central Street in Somerville • 201 Central Street • Somerville

The Social Action Committee of Congregation B’nai Brith

invites you to our annual
Martin Luther King/ Abraham Joshua Heschel
Commemorative Program


Big Brother, Little Brother
and the Private Spies Who are Destroying Your Privacy

Snow Date Wednesday January 22, 2014

Kade Crockford
Director, Technology for Liberty Initiative, ACLU

Thanks to Edward Snowden, our country is having its first real debate about the vast and growing surveillance state erected in the shadows of 9/11. But it isn't just the NSA. Increasingly, our state and local police departments are also collecting enormous amounts of data about every single one of us: where we go, what we buy, who we talk to and when, how we use the internet -- often without warrants or any judicial oversight. And anytime you follow the money -- whether at the state and local or federal level -- you'll find thousands of increasingly powerful if largely unknown corporations that are profiting off of our information. Can democracy survive in a surveillance society? If not, what can we do about it?

Kade Crockford, director of the Technology for Liberty initiative at the ACLU of Massachusetts will address these issues and tell you how you can get involved to stop warrantless surveillance in the Commonwealth and nationwide. 

Kade blogs at and has written for The NationThe Guardian, TruthOut, and the Boston Globe.

For further information please call
Ruby Poltorak (617) 969-9389 or Ellen Stone (617) 776-2829
For directions, call the Temple at (617) 625-0333 or visit

We regret that Temple B'nai Brith is not yet wheelchair accessible. 

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