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Electronic Frontier Foundation Praises the Tea Party, FreedomWorks and Birther Larry Klayman

Electronic Frontier Foundation Praises the Tea Party, FreedomWorks and Birther Larry Klayman

Yesterday, tax day, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) posted an article titled “Tea Party, Taxes and Why the Original Patriots Would’ve Revolted Against the Surveillance State,” and it wouldn’t surprise me if the authors were wearing tri-corner hats with hand-written “Rand Paul 4 Prez” placards stacked up on their desks while they hammered out the […]

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

NSA Boss’s Epic Sexist Gaffe

  Stay classy, Michael Hayden: Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) has chaired the Senate’s Intelligence Committee for five years. So when she suggested last month that investigators should make public a report on the U.S.’s interrogation techniques because it would “ensure that an un-American, brutal program of detention and interrogation will never again be considered or […]

April 6, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Physicists Building NSA-Proof Internet

It’s theoretically possible, but physicists have to refine it to make it work in reality. The system is based on quantum physics, and more specifically on the concept of “entanglement.” Entanglement is a topic that even hardened scientists discuss with a degree of wonder. “It’s quite mysterious, in fact,” said Félix Bussières, a senior researcher […]

April 2, 2014 / More... ( comments)

White House Issues Plan To End Phone Data Bulk Collections

Congress has to approve the plan for it to take effect. [It} would allow the government to ask for phone data without a court order in the case of a national security emergency, and would compel phone companies to provide data quickly and in a useable format, a senior administration official told reporters on a […]

March 27, 2014 / More... ( comments)

If It Weren’t For Edward Snowden, This Would Not Be Happening

We should give him a nod of thanks for President Obama finally asking the NSA to curb bulk collection of phone records. The White House is preparing a proposal that would curb the bulk collection of phone records by the National Security Agency, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing administration officials. Obama in […]

March 24, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Jimmy Carter Thinks NSA Is Spying On His Emails

The former president told Meet the Press he sends messages to foreign leaders via snail mail for fear his emails are being monitored by the National Security Agency. “As a matter of fact, you know, I have felt that my own communications were probably monitored. And when I want to communicate with a foreign leader […]

March 23, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Did you miss Senator Rand Paul speak at UC Berkeley? He played up the threats to our personal privacy because of the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and didn’t mention any of his more unpopular positions, like being anti-choice on abortion.  His privacy concerns do not include women’s reproductive […]

March 21, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Confirmed: NSA Spied On Americans Solely On Bush’s Orders

No court approval was requested when President George W. Bush decided that the NSA was to conduct surveillance on phone and email data of Americans. In a court filings on Monday, government lawyers said that the Internet program ran in parallel with a program gathering so-called metadata about telephone calls. The counterterrorism efforts operated under […]

March 20, 2014 / More... ( comments)

NSA Surveillance Program Reaches ‘Into The Past’ To Retrieve, Replay Phone Calls

The National Security Agency makes it possible to not only record a foreign country’s telephone calls, but also to go back a month in time to review previous calls. A senior manager for the program compares it to a time machine — one that can replay the voices from any call without requiring that a […]

March 18, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Award-Winning Journalist Thomas Ricks Goes To War Against Greenwald

Of course it’s too late now. Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden will never deign to condemn Russia for its surveillance abuses or, specifically, its aggression against Ukraine. Once again, Greenwald and Snowden have been called out for their hypocrisy on this issue and, as we’ve observed, Greenwald definitely isn’t the sort of ego who concedes […]

March 18, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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