Under communist rule, the Russian police spied on people, collecting files to use against them. Neighbors were encouraged to report on neighbors. Ivutin sees similarities between what happened in Russia and what is happening here.
This was a disgusting incident in Eugene, Oregon, on August 4, 2013. The police department was helping Department of Human Services take this child from his mother because a former boyfriend had somehow obtained custody. The child was backhanded by t
Bill Domenico (Green Beam laser) provides an update on his run-in with the Manchester PD and the citation he was given for free speech by not getting a 'sign permit' - Alessandro Fusillo (Attorney from Italy) on Italy's 'Fiscal Police' that enables..
In 2001, the Patriot Act opened the door to US government monitoring of Americans without a warrant. It was unconstitutional, but most in Congress over my strong objection were so determined to do something after the attacks of 9/11 that they did not
There has recently been a war-of-words in the Republican Party between NJ Governor Chris Christie and people he considers to be “libertarian.” During a recent panel discussion at the Aspen Institute, Christie said the strain of liberarianism is a “ve
Scott Boman said he was isolated in handcuffs without water to keep him from attending a candidate forum. Scotty Boman, a candidate for Detroit clerk, was assaulted by police and left alone in handcuffs and without water in a closet-sized room for
Training materials for the XKeyscore program detail how analysts can use it and other systems to mine enormous agency databases and develop intelligence from the web
Publishing giant McClatchy sent a letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, demanding that he clarify whether or not the National Security Agency helped the government of New Zealand spy on one of McClatchy's reporters.
Starting from July 2013, but stretching back to 2011, a new law by the Italian Republic has come into force that not only enables the Italian tax offices to have free access to all data stored in the bank accounts in Italy, but also compels the banks
Angela gave a concise explanation of the Antiwar.com lawsuit against the FBI to RT America.
Obama administration officials faced deepening skepticism about a far-reaching counterterrorism program that collects millions of Americans’ phone records, as they released newly declassified documents in an attempt to spotlight privacy safeguards.
Independent radio host Dave Champion lives by a simple and direct motto: “Whatever the question, the answer is `liberty.’” The tagline to his program is just as forthright: “The Truth — whether you like it or not.” Mr. Champion, known as America’s
To be clear, Thomas Jefferson is one of my heroes. I find the man fascinating for many reasons. He is solidly in the top tier of historic people I would have liked to meet. Although I disagree with him on some points, much of what he said I agree wit
Police in Concord, New Hampshire have applied for a grant to acquire a $258,000 armored vehicle from the DHS to combat domestic terrorism.
Daniel Chong was hospitalized in April 2012 after spending five days in a DEA holding cell without food or water
A 34-year-old man is recovering Monday from several injuries he said he sustained from a violent encounter with Los Angeles Police Department officers late last week.
Dr. Thomas S. Szasz on the heavy-handed attempt by the federal government to involuntarily commit former Major General Edwin Walker for his political views. Szasz was approached to assist in fighting the General’s imprisonment.
Amber Lyon speaks at Harvard Law School on the threats the National Defense Authorization Act poses to journalism worldwide.
"The NSA has trillions of telephone calls and emails in their databases that they've collected over the last several years," Greenwald said. "These programs are very simple screens...where all an analyst has to do is enter an email address
The illusion of normalcy is almost in the rear view mirror in regard to our previous way of life in the US. Even those who have the most virulent cases of normalcy bias, will soon be beyond their self-deluded ability to deny what has happened to ourEntered By: Dave Hodges
The US government has demanded major Internet companies divulge users' stored passwords, according to sources familiar with these orders, which represent an escalation in surveillance techniques that has not previously been disclosed.
A watchdog in Ireland, home to the European headquarters of Apple and Facebook, says it will not investigate them for transferring personal data to a U.S. spy agency BECAUSE they have signed up to EU privacy principles. lol