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Celebrities, Groups, and Individuals To Rally In Washington D.C. Against Mass Surveillance

Rally Against Mass Survelliance

On October 26th, the 12th anniversary of the signing of the US Patriot Act, StopWatching.us a coalition of more than 100 public advocacy organizations and companies, plus celebrities such as John Cusack, Evangeline Lilly, Mark Ruffalo and Wil Weaton willl be holding a Rally Against Mass Surveillance in Washington, D.C. and  handing over petitions with more than a half a million signatures  to Congress to remind them that they work for us — and we won’t tolerate mass surveillance any longer.

The recent NSA revelations have laid it all out: The NSA is watching us online and on our phones. The NSA has corrupted security and cryptography, undermining the fabric of the Internet. Its overreaching surveillance is creating a climate of fear, chills free speech, and violates our basic human rights — and it operates without any meaningful oversight.

But a movement is building to change all this. And we’re about to take the next step.

To learn more about the Rally on October 26th and to sign the petition check out their website at StopWatching.us 

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

 

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Will Kohler

Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, journalist and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story,

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