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February 1, 2014
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After 43 Years, FBI Burglars Come Clean (CNN)

By Mick Krever CNN, January 14th, 2014 The night of March 8, 1971 was the night for the “Fight of the Century” – Muhammad Ali versus Jo

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February 1, 2014
2 mins

How to Stop the NSA? Start with New Bills at Each Statehouse, Activists Say

"... Nearly all the bills that have been proposed or floated appear to come from a group calling itself 'Nullify NSA.' ...  The site provides 'mode

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January 14, 2014
2 mins

SAIC to Build Surveillance Grid in Oakland to Track Political Activists

Oakland To Build Surveillance Grid Tracking Political Activist’s Behaviors Grants funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and implem

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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

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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

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January 10, 2014
2 mins

Hollywood Figures Spied for CIA, Book Asserts

January 10, 2014 WASHINGTON -- It’s well known that Hollywood loves a good spy story. But what is also true, according to a new memoir by a for

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January 8, 2014
2 mins

Michael Hayden and the Innocuous Face of Government Criminality

"... Hayden and vermin just like him will not be satisfied until a total fascist dictatorship exists in the United States -- we are getting there very

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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,

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December 29, 2013
2 mins

NSA is Intercepting Laptops Purchased Online to Install Spy Malware

December 29, 2013  According to a new report from Der Spiegel based on internal NSA documents, the signals intelligence agency's elite

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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

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December 20, 2013
2 mins

Former CIA Chief: Snowden should be “Hanged by the Neck until Dead"

Photo: Former DCI R. James Woolsey A very tentative suggestion of amnesty on a CBS program leads to a threat. December 19, 2013 After all the v

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December 16, 2013
2 mins

"60 Minutes" Acts as The NSA’s Propaganda Bureau

If you tuned in to 60 Minutes last night, you’re forgiven for confusing what traditionally has been television’s most vital newsmagazine progr

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December 6, 2013
2 mins

Parliament Asks MI5 Boss to Justify Claim that NSA Leaks Endangered National Security (Guardian)

Photo: Home affairs select committee chairman Keith Vaz has asked the MI5 chief to justify comments about the Guardian's coverage of Edward Snowden'

December 2, 2013
2 mins

The War on Democracy (Guardian)

How corporations and spy agencies use "security" to defend profiteering and crush activism A stunning new report compiles extensive evidence sh

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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

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November 20, 2013
2 mins

Brittany Murphy & Simon Monjack Believed Government was Spying on Them

Scary stuff, but don't reach for the Xanax  -- the media are already claiming that the deceased were "paranoid." Soon, chronic faults in their charac

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November 19, 2013
2 mins

Who Killed Brittany Murphy and Simon Monjack?: They Spoke of Surveillance, Feared for their Lives, Before Murders Covered Up by L.A. Police & Media

"January 2011: ... The Hollywood Reporter publishes a piece entitled 'The Final Difficult Days of Brittany Murphy' indicating that the couple were

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November 15, 2013
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Dianne Feinstein's Fake Surveillance Reform Bill

" ... The legislation would make clear in no uncertain terms that communication records like phone, email, and internet data can be collected withou

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November 12, 2013
2 mins

NSA Data Mining has Nothing to do with Terrorism

Electronic Frontier Foundation: "NSA's Vast Surveillance Powers Extend Far Beyond Counterterrorism, Despite Misleading Government Claims": "Time and a

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November 11, 2013
2 mins

"Mainstream" Media: NSA was Lax in Protecting its Lawbreaking

November 8, 2013 This article originally appeared in the Daily Kos. Since June, the mainstream media has been reporting National Security Agency (N

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October 19, 2013
2 mins

Keith Alexander to Step Down from the NSA

The director of the U.S. National Security Agency and his deputy are expected to depart in the coming months, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, in a d

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October 15, 2013
2 mins

Newly Declassified Documents Show how Surveillance State was Born

Almost no one noticed when the book was quietly released this summer. It has perhaps the most benumbing title in publishing history. Yet inside thi

October 13, 2013
2 mins

Canadian Spies Met with Energy Firms, Documents Reveal

Photo: Observers have suggested that Canada's actions are related to potential competition to its tar sands. Photograph: Orjan F Ellingvag/Corbis

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