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May 23, 2022
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Mark Zuckerberg Sued over Role in Cambridge Analytica Data Breach, D.C. AG Says

BY ERIK LARSON AND BLOOMBERG Fortune, May 23, 2022 The District of Columbia said it sued Meta Platforms Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zucke

May 26, 2016
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How the Pentagon Punished NSA Whistleblowers

Sunday May 22, 2016 .... When this newspaper began publishing the NSA documents in June 2013, it ignited a fierce political debate that continues to

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October 4, 2015
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Richard Nixon's Accomplice at the FBI (USA Today)

In Nixon's Gamble, set to be published Oct. 1 by Lyons Press, USA TODAY editor Ray Locker examines how the secret government established by

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September 27, 2015
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Malware that Hit Apple Similar to that Developed by CIA

"... The CIA's development of their corrupted version of Xcode was part of a multi-year plan to break the security of Apple's iPhone and iPads ..." T

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July 17, 2015
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New Documents Raise Concerns About CIA's Domestic Data Collection

The American Civil Liberties Union in concerned the CIA is hoovering up mass amounts of data on Americans as it conducts foreign surveillance operati

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June 29, 2015
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Economic Espionage: NSA Spied on France's Highest Financial Officials

In what is sure to cause further embarrassment for the Obama administration, WikiLeaks released documents on Monday that it says prove that the

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May 16, 2015
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ISIS Online: A Pretext for Cyber COINTELPRO?

"... If history is any indicator, then activists, political radicals, dissidents, and many others will be targeted online. The revelations about COINT

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May 14, 2015
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Should We Trust Secret Government? Nope

Provisions of the Patriot Act passed after 9/11 that have enabled the bulk collection of cell phone and Internet usage exposed by the Edward Snowden l

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May 8, 2015
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The Guardian: Of Snowden and the NSA, Only One has Acted Unlawfully – and it’s not Snowden

With the NSA’s bulk surveillance ruled illegal, the debate on the Patriot Act should be reinvigorated – with Edward Snowden free to join in On 6

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May 7, 2015
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NSA Phone Records Program Illegal, Court Rules

Federal appeals court says NSA program that collected millions of Americans’ phone calls was not authorized by Congress The

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April 16, 2015
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DEA Spied on Billions of American Phone Calls for Decades

Also see: DEA Spy Program More Intrusive Than NSA Invasion Indiscriminate spying was the DEA’s blunt force weapon of choice in its “War on

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February 9, 2015
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FBI Monitored and Critiqued African American Writers for Decades

A new book reveals the extent to which J Edgar Hoover’s bureau kept files on well-known black writers between 1919 and 1972 Newly declassified docu

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January 30, 2015
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How The CIA Made Google

Inside the secret network behind mass surveillance, endless war, and Skynet  The Google campus-network room at a data center in Council Bluffs, Io

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January 29, 2015
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Activists Launch Project Digital Privacy Against Local-Level Warrantless Surveillance

On  January 23,2014, a coalition of activists nationwide have launched an organization named Project Digital Privacy.  The goal of the organization

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January 25, 2015
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Google Secretly Gave the Government WikiLeaks Journalists' Metadata

Google secretly gave the emails of WikiLeaks journalists to the US government in response to an espionage investigation targeting Julian Assange, acco

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January 20, 2015
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WaPo: Snowden Files Reveal GCHQ Scooped Up British & American Journalist E-Mails

"... Citing separate documents released by Snowden, a former NSA contractor, the Guardian also said that GCHQ had listed 'investigative journalists' a

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December 17, 2014
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What Did Alan Gross Do in Cuba?

The Strange Case of Alan Gross (Excerpt) By Philip Giraldi Washington Report of Middle Eastern Affairs, May/June 2011 Alan Gross ... was paid ha

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November 24, 2014
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Symantec Uncovers Sophisticated, Stealthy Computer Spying Tool

Computer security researchers at Symantec say they have discovered a sophisticated piece of malware circulating the world that appears to be used for

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November 6, 2014
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A Cult of Rules: The Origins of Legalism in the Surveillance State

"... Political theorist Judith Shklar defined legalism as 'the ethical attitude that holds moral conduct to be a matter of rule following' — nearly

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November 3, 2014
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David Moats: Shades Of J. Edgar

"... Government agents don’t have to break into an office to plant a bug. They can employ the latest electronic eavesdropping technology developed b

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October 31, 2014
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Secret Surveillance of Mail is Widespread with Lax Oversight

"... An IG audit ... showed the USPS often approved requests to monitor a person’s mail without ensuring the request was properly authorized or ad

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October 20, 2014
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Answers Sought on CIA Interference in ‘78 JFK Probe

OCTOBER 15, 2014  WASHINGTON — It was nearly four decades ago that Eddie Lopez was hired by a congressional committee to reinvestigate the 196

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October 19, 2014
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NSA Documents Suggest a Close Working Relationship Between NSA, U.S. Companies

Newly disclosed National Security Agency documents suggest a closer relationship between American companies and the spy agency than has been previousl

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October 19, 2014
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The Government Wants Tech Companies to Give Them a Backdoor to Your Electronic Life (The Guardian)

The FBI chief’s call for ‘clarity and transparency’ on surveillance wouldn’t be so laughable if the government wasn’t so aggressively secr