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Edward Snowden Granted More Time in Russia

Edward Snowden Granted More Time in Russia

By Josh Wolford August 7, 2014

Edward Snowden is likely staying in Russia for the foreseeable future. The 31-year-old former NSA analyst, who famously leaked (and continues to leak) documents and anecdotes about the US government’s massive surveillance initiative, has been granted a three-year residence permit …

NSA Actions Ruled Legal by Federal Judge NSA Actions Ruled Legal by Federal Judge

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On Friday, New York federal judge William H. Pauley III ruled that the surveillance and collection activities overseen by the NSA are legal, dismissing a case brought against the Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, by the ACLU. In his …

Federal Judge Rules Against NSA Spying Program Federal Judge Rules Against NSA Spying Program

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In perhaps the most startling decision handed down by the federal court system in quite some time, Judge Richard J. Leon of the District of Columbia ruled that the National Security Agency’s practice of gathering and collecting phone metadata (numbers …

NSA Supreme Court Ruling: Spying Will Continue NSA Supreme Court Ruling: Spying Will Continue

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The Electronic Privacy Information Center, also known as EPIC, skipped lower federal courts and took their petition against the NSA straight to the Supreme Court. They claimed that a secret federal court improperly authorized the government to collect electronic records …

One Anarchist Hopes Bitcoin will Crowdfund Assassins One Anarchist Hopes Bitcoin will Crowdfund Assassins
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Forbes author Andy Greenberg wrote today about an encrypted email he received from a person who called themselves Kuwabatake Sanjuro. Sanjuro claimed to have designed a Deepweb site called the Assassination Market, which apparently has the capability to “crowdfund” political …

Author of the PATRIOT Act: NSA Abuses Its Power Author of the PATRIOT Act: NSA Abuses Its Power

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On Veteran’s Day, US House representative Jim Sesenbrenner was in Brussels, Belgium, testifying before the European Parliament at the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice, and Home Affairs about the ongoing abuse of the bill he wrote, the Patriot Act. There, …

NSA Washington March Draws Hundreds of Protestors NSA Washington March Draws Hundreds of Protestors

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Hundreds of anti-NSA protestors gathered in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to take part in the “Stop Watching Us” rally. The people marched in front of the Capitol to protest the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance of American citizens. Several White …

NSA “Cybercommander-In-Chief” & His Deputy To Resign NSA “Cybercommander-In-Chief” & His Deputy To Resign

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It’s been said that no publicity is bad publicity, but if you happen to be Gen. Keith Alexander, this year would contain enough bad publicity to drown even walking scandal Anthony Weiner. From the news that he wasted taxpayer dollars …

Julian Assange Discusses Life in Exile Julian Assange Discusses Life in Exile

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Julian Assange has once again gained international attention. This time, however, it has less to do with his leaking-abilities and more to do with his cinematic critiquing. The Fifth Estate, a movie about the Wikileaks phenomenon and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, …

Cybersecurity Legislation Asked for by NSA Director Cybersecurity Legislation Asked for by NSA Director

On Wednesday, top cybersecurity officials and government leaders met at the Billington Cybersecurity Summit in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the summit was to discuss how the federal government can partner with contracting companies in order to best protest the …

Petrobras Discovered as Target of NSA Spying Petrobras Discovered as Target of NSA Spying
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Globo, Brazil’s largest television network, has reported on its show “Fantastico” that according to the NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the US has been spying on Brazil’s state-run oil firm, Petrobras. Glenn Greenwald, a US journalist who has intimate …

Turkish Officials Accuse Bird of Spying for Israel
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Israelis are getting a huge laugh from a story out of Turkey that read like a scene from a Sacha Baron Cohen film. Apparently Turkish officials have caught and “detained” a bird that they suspect of spying for Israel’s Mossad …

Edward Snowden's Father Writes An Open Letter Edward Snowden's Father Writes An Open Letter
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Edward Snowden is currently on the run from the U.S. government for leaking classified NSA information to newspapers around the world. He’s currently hiding out in a Moscow airport as he waits to hear from various countries around the world …

Edward Snowden Releases Statement Slamming U.S. Edward Snowden Releases Statement Slamming U.S.

Edward Snowden, the man behind the recent NSA spy program leaks, is the most wanted man in the world at the moment. The U.S. government is doing everything it can to bring him back while journalists are still scouring a …

Hello, NSA Lets You Get on a Watch List the Fun Way Hello, NSA Lets You Get on a Watch List the Fun Way

The U.S. government is watching your online activity. They’re looking at your social media posts, your emails, and plenty of other types of online communications. We’ve always known that – to some extent. Now we really know that. But even …

Senators Demand NSA Publish Information Senators Demand NSA Publish Information

Early this month, it was revealed that the NSA collects mountains of phone and Internet data on American citizens. Some members of government defend the program, while others have been creating legislation to reign it in. Now a group of …

Bold Move: Lawyer Demands Phone Records from NSA Bold Move: Lawyer Demands Phone Records from NSA
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This is either the most brilliantly executed defensive move I’ve heard about in quite some time, or possibly the most ill-conceived air-grab since my buddy asked to read his wife’s texts “to prove she’s getting them ok.” Only time will …