Data mining Archives - The Constantine Report    
Image
August 31, 2014
2 mins

NSA Whistleblower: Agency's Prime Concerns are Money & Power, US is "Totalitarian"

Binney: 'The NSA's main motives: power and money' Whistleblower William Binney recently made headlines when he told the German parliament that the NS

Image
January 12, 2014
2 mins

Big Data + Big Pharma = Big Money

January 10, 2014 Need another reminder of how much drugmakers spend to discover what doctors are prescribing? Look no further than new documents

Image
January 11, 2014
2 mins

FRIENDLY TECHNOFASCISM: WITH GREAT COMPUTING POWER COMES GREAT SURVEILLANCE

January 10, 2014 Nearly 50 years ago, Gordon Moore suggested that the number of transistors that could be placed on a silicon chip would continue t

Image
January 10, 2014
2 mins

Graphs by MIT Students Show the Enormously Intrusive Nature of Metadata

You've probably heard politicians or pundits say that “metadata doesn't matter.” They argue that police and intelligence agencies shouldn't need p

Image
January 1, 2014
2 mins

A Search Engine To Find Secrets The Government Doesn't Want You To Know

Go ahead, use the search engine. America's public servants  can't very well object to citizens spying on them if they have nothing to hide. Besides,

Image
December 25, 2013
2 mins

Former CIA Boss, Task Force Member Says Even Though Metadata Collection Hasn't Been Useful, It Should Be Expanded

December 24, 2013 We've pointed out that one of the big surprises in the White House's task force proposals on NSA reform, was that the task forc

Image
November 29, 2013
2 mins

Perception Management: Wall Street Journal Columnist Repeatedly gets Facts Wrong about NSA Surveillance

Now that illicit NSA surveillance has been exposed and universally deplored, it's time to raise our hackles over media perception management. A "conse

October 11, 2013
2 mins

"Patriot Act Author: ‘There has been a Failure of Oversight.’" (WaPo)

Photo: Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner is the author of the Patriot Act — and an opponent of how it has been used to justify broad domestic spying powers. (J

Image
October 4, 2013
2 mins

The CIA-Funded, Far-Right, Gay, ACORN-Busting, White Supremacist Hoover Institute Director Behind TED CRUZ

“I no longer believe that freedom and democracy are compatible.” -- Peter Thiel, April 13 2009 The Gay Billionaire Pothead Behind the Senate's Ne

Image
August 15, 2013
2 mins

The Evolution of the NSA’s XKeyscore

How the NSA went from off-the-shelf to a homegrown "Google for packets." The National Security Agency's (NSA) apparatus for spying on what passes ove

Image
June 9, 2013
2 mins

Verizon Executive VP is Former CIA Official who Long Argued for More Surveillance

Also see: "Verizon Spook William P. Barr has Long Been an Advocate of Spying on Civilians" (Excerpt) [ ... ] Verizon Executive Vice President and

Image
June 8, 2013
2 mins

AI Firm Attracts Funding from CIA Offshoot to Analyze Massive Quantities of Data -- Including Social Media Postings

"... Narrative Science's technology helps address the intelligence community's challenge of analyzing massive amounts of data, such as video surveilla

Image
January 23, 2013
2 mins

Ex-Army Officer Accuses CIA of Obstructing Pre-9/11 Intelligence-Gathering

By Paul Church & Ray Nowosielski January 7,  2013 (Copyright, Truthout.org. Reprinted with permission) Offering new revelations about the CIA's

Image
November 25, 2010
2 mins

In-Q-Tel and Emergent CIA Social Media Monitoring Technology

How the C.I.A. Perfects its Social Media Monitoring Technologies Forbes | November 24 2010 It’s not a secret to most Netizens that they’re being w

Image
September 22, 2010
2 mins

2007 Frontline Segment on Church Committee & FISA Court (w/Domestic Spying and Data Mining Reading List)

A closer look at the famous post-Watergate investigation into domestic spying abuses and how it led to a secret court to authorize surveillance reques

Image
May 30, 2010
2 mins

MediaBistro Thinks Operation Mockingbird is a Conspiracy Theory

By Alex Constantine First, the uninitiated parapolitical virgin can bone up on Operation Mockingbird here.  It's not lizard ETs ... AND it's not a

Image
April 23, 2010
2 mins

Government Continues to Avoid Court Rulings on Domestic Surveillance

FISA Court Encourages Government to Stop Collecting Some Metadata April 19, 2010 National Security Agency Director Keith B. Alexander is "working

Image
April 6, 2010
2 mins

ManTech Names H. Christopher Goodrich as Vice President for NSA Programs in its Mission, Cyber and Technology Solutions Group

March 11, 2010 Twenty-five years of experience in the Intelligence Community  FAIRFAX, Va. (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ManTech International Corporation /

Image
February 1, 2009
2 mins

CIA’s In-Q-Tel, IBM & Non Obvious Relationship Awareness (NORA) Data Mining/DATA DIVER DISSES TERROR-MINING

Foreword - In-Q-Tel Investments are a Map of the Future of Spying: "... A relatively unknown branch of the CIA is investing millions of taxpayer dolla

May 21, 2008
2 mins

PROPAGANDISTS FIRST, JOURNALISTS SECOND

" ... In 2004 Lichtblau and fellow Times reporter Jim Risen learned that the National Security Agency was spying domestically, on American citizens. T

Image
March 18, 2008
2 mins

ACLU Congressional Testimony on Government Data Mining

Testimony of Barry Steinhardt, Director of the ACLU Technology and Liberty Program on Government Data Mining Before the House Government Reform Subcom

Image
November 1, 2007
2 mins

You-Tube Video on Facebook & Federal Data Mining

Big Bro' and Facebook video - the inconvenient, olfactory truth.

Image
July 29, 2007
2 mins

Data Mining by NSA Spurred Confrontation on U.S. Spying

By Scott Shane and David Johnston International Herald Tribune July 29, 2007 WASHINGTON: A 2004 dispute over the National Security Agency's secre