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People Aren’t That Concerned About Government Surveillance, Even Post Snowden

People Aren’t That Concerned About Government Surveillance, Even Post Snowden

By Josh Wolford March 16, 2015

Pew has just published a new report on Americans and how they protect their privacy in the post-Edward Snowden era. Long story short – most don’t do much of anything to even attempt to keep out the prying government eyes. …

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 …

This Anarchist Wants To Use Bitcoin to Crowdfund Assassins This Anarchist Wants To Use Bitcoin to 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
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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 To His Son Edward Snowden’s Father Writes An Open Letter To His Son
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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 First Statement Since Landing In Moscow Edward Snowden Releases First Statement Since Landing In Moscow

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

26 Senators Demand NSA Release Information About Its Spy Programs 26 Senators Demand NSA Release Information About Its Spy Programs

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 …