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British tighten up secrecy after NSA leak

The British intelligence agencies are admittedly spying on its citizens too and the government in London allows the US to spy on them as well. The British government heavyweights came out in defense of the secret services and rejected accusations that they have agreed to circumvent British law and spy on British citizens or UK residents. Neither the Prime Minister David Cameron nor the head of the Foreign Office, William ...Read full article...

Breaking News: NSA Whistleblower comes public and speaks from Hong Kong

Edward Snowden, the man who blew the whistle on the PRISM spying program has made his first public appearance. Mr. Snowden spoke to the newspaper The Guardian from Hong Kong to explain the facts behind his decision to reveal details about the United States secretive and unconstitutional spying program. Snowden was candid about the reasons why he decided to expose the National Security Agency’s illegal practices. One of Snowden’s ...Read full article...

Institutionalized Spying on Americans

A previous article discussed institutionalized spying on Americans. Anyone can be monitored for any reason or none at all. Manufactured national security threats, silencing dissent, targeting whistleblowers, and challenging press freedom subvert constitutional rights. Doing so is worse than ever now. Obama bears full responsibility. He governs by diktat authority. He’s waging war on humanity. He’s spurning fundamental rights. He’s targeting press freedom. James Madison understood the threat, saying: ...Read full article...

News Agency accuses the U.S. government of Spying on its Journalists

The U.S. government spied on calls made from the offices of the Associated Press, in what can be considered an interference of the Obama Administration in freedom of the press. AP reported Monday that the decision could be related to an investigation to determine who leaked information to the agency on a CIA operation in Yemen that thwarted an attack in May 2012. The agency described the incident as ...Read full article...

U.S. Supreme Court backs Government Spying of Citizens

AP | FEBRUARY 26, 2013 A sharply-divided Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an attempt by U.S. citizens to challenge the expansion of a surveillance law used to monitor conversations of foreign spies and terrorist suspects. With a 5-4 vote, the high court ruled that a group of American lawyers, journalists and organizations can’t sue to challenge the 2008 expansion of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) because they ...Read full article...

U.S. Law Enforcement asks Congress for Permission to Spy on citizens years after doing so illegally

State and local law enforcement groups want wireless providers to store detailed information about your SMS messages for at least two years — in case they’re needed for future criminal investigations. By DECLAN McCULLAGH | CNET.com | DECEMBER 4, 2012 AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and other wireless providers would be required to record and store information about Americans’ private text messages for at least two years, according to a proposal that police have ...Read full article...

New Zealand Apologizes for Illegal Domestic Spying

Meanwhile the United States continues to snoop on everyone and doesn’t even admit it. By TREVOR TIMM | EFF | OCTOBER 9, 2012 Imagine this: A government, faced with public evidence that its foreign spy service was conducting domestic surveillance on its residents—instead of claiming the information is somehow secret and the people responsible are above the reach of the law—admits in public and in the courtroom that it ...Read full article...

Google Warning Users against State-sponsored Cyber attacks

p5rn7vb This move by the technology giant shouldn’t be understood as an attempt to keep user information safe. Google, a government-sponsored data mining operation is perhaps the largest violator of privacy on the Internet. By JOHN ROGIN | FOREIGN POLICY | JUNE 6, 2012 A senior Senate aide confirmed that this evening he received a warning on his Gmail account that Google suspected he had been the target of a state-sponsored cyber ...Read full article...
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