This article was originally published by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Changing Technology Demands New Rules for Police San Francisco — The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to set limits on warrantless searches of cellphones, arguing in two cases before the court that changing technology demands new guidelines for when the […]
I’ve written several articles questioning Edward Snowden’s past history. Now, another serious point comes to light. Snowden claims he raised concerns about NSA spying more than 10 times before he went rogue with stolen files.
In what is likely not an isolated incident, investigators at one Florida police department used powerful cellphone-tracking technology on at least 200 occasions without ever notifying judges or seeking warrants for the intrusive surveillance.
If you got full-frontal during a webcam chat on Yahoo Messenger in the latter part of the last decade (we hope you didn’t… then or ever), there’s a possibility that spies at the British GCHQ spy agency as well as some at the U.S. National Security Agency got a look at your junk. According to […]
The U.S. political system is on a theft binge of consuming the assets of Americans by whatever method it can contrive. It is financial war and the political system is winning, backed by the police power of the State. Any thinking person can clearly see that the U.S. system is collapsing. Better said, it is self destructing in many ways.
Even if the Federal government and U.S. spy agencies are poised to continue stonewalling meaningful efforts to protect American communications data, the National Security Agency leaks provided by whistle-blower Edward Snowden have caused some officials so many headaches that they are reconsidering modest transparency. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper recently conceded that Washington should […]
Governments, bureaucrats and politicians look upon the public as a herd that should be deceived and led for the benefit of government and the elite. By and large it works because the vast majority of Americans go along with the system. Its social and moral depravity prospers under the cloak of democracy.
This article, written by Julia Angwin, was originally published by ProPublica on Feb. 11. The East German secret police, known as the Stasi, were an infamously intrusive secret police force. They amassed dossiers on about one quarter of the population of the country during the Communist regime. But their spycraft, while incredibly invasive, was also […]
Journalist Glenn Greenwald, who published the initial reports on the National Security Agency’s spy tactics, was accused by a top lawmaker on Tuesday of personally profiting from selling the information provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. “For personal gain, he’s now selling his access to information, that’s how they’re terming it…. A thief selling stolen material […]
President Barack Obama’s announced changes to the National Security Agency Friday were dismissed by many privacy advocates, tech companies and politicians as do-nothing measures to preserve the surveillance state status quo. Instead of the strong renouncement of the National Security Agency’s intrusive spy tactics critics had hoped for, the President delivered a handful flaccid half […]