Last week we saw dramatic new evidence of illegal government surveillance of our telephone calls, and of the NSA’s deep penetration into American companies such as Facebook and Microsoft to spy on us. The media seemed shocked.
Here are some things that can be implemented TODAY that will protect you from the NSA and other government entities. Like others, I find myself helpless to change anything in Washington, so it's time to take action by protecting ourselves.
After the past month's privacy scandal after privacy scandal and liberty scandal after liberty scandal involving the NSA and the American administration, I'm rapidly moving from being "uncomfortable hosting my data in a US-controlled cloud"
The Justice Department today urged continued secrecy for a 2011 FISC opinion that found the National Security Agency's surveillance under the FISA Amendments Act to be unconstitutional. Significantly, the surveillance at issue was carried out
National Security Agency whistleblower William Binney reminds us in the Washington Times that US government snooping on the “metadata” and content of vast amounts of email and phone calls has been ongoing for over a decade. For more explanation from
Boom. Explosive revelations. The NSA is using telecom giants to spy on anybody and everybody, in a program called PRISM. But the information is not new. Three books have been written about the super-secret NSA, and James Bamford has written the
"I don't want to live in a society that does these sort of things," Snowden said. "I do not want to live in a world where everything I do and say is recorded. That is not something I am willing to support or live under ... I can't in good conscience
The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSA’s history explains his motives, his uncertain future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows. The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US
There’s never a shortage of irony when it comes to the U.S. government. We know that while Americans get their genitals grabbed (or a shot of radiation) at the airport to protect us from Al Qaeda, the U.S. government gives weapons to members of Al
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) must have studied his Police State Handbook before giving an interview regarding the Verizon scandal. The U.S. government was granted unlimited authority to obtain the records of all telephone calls in the Verizon system
Now who didn't see that coming?
Ron Paul: NSA Seizing Phone Records Symptom of Failure of The State
Former CIA director helping to bolster same surveillance system that brought him down
The top lawmakers on the Senate Intelligence Committee sought to tamp down the uproar over revelations that the National Security Agency swept up millions of Verizon telephone records, reminding their colleagues that Congress has approved laws granti
Verizon has given the U.S. National Security Agency information on all its telephone calls for months. But it's not the calls' content the government is looking at—it's their context.
The spring air in the small, sand-dusted town has a soft haze to it, and clumps of green-gray sagebrush rustle in the breeze.
Your consent has not been needed since at least 2007. So sorry about that: NSA wants the following for the purposes of data mining. Any and all pictures of your cat or dog, whether funny, cute, both or neither. Any and all pictures of your ki
We now have disclosure that under a secret program code-named PRISM, the NSA and FBI are tapping directly into nine Internet giants, including Google, Facebook, Apple andYouTube, along with AT&T, Sprint and God knows who else.
The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants as part of a previously undisclosed program called PRISM, which allows officials to collect material including
A City Council committee is recommending removal of Mesa’s speed and red-light traffic cameras when the contract expires in February. The public-safety committee’s 2-1 vote last week against renewing the contract with American Traffic Systems is n
The NSA and the FBI are tapping directly into 9 leading US Internet companies, extracting audio and video chats, photographs, e-mails, documents, and connection logs that enable analysts to track a target or trace a whole network of associates
"It's the largest database ever assembled in the world" and the NSA wanted "to create a database of every call ever made" within U.S. territory. Likewise, ... "the agency now stores copies of all e-mails transmitted in America,
The program is purely domestic,” says the ACLU’s National Security Project. ”This is also an indiscriminate dragnet. Say what you will about warrantless wiretapping, at least it targeted Al Qaeda. This includes every customer of Verizon"
The UK Guardian published a previously secret court order authorizing dragnet surveillance of millions of Americans without any pretense of justification, confirming concerns raised by civil libertarians (including me) for years (Shahid Buttar)
The document shows for the first time that under the Obama administration the communication records of millions of US citizens are being collected indiscriminately and in bulk – regardless of whether they are suspected of any wrongdoing.
A totalitarian [control] grid system under the guise of "sustainability" --propaganda ... these so-called "smart" meters put out extreme health damaging electromagnetic pulse radiation 24/7 and will always know when you're home, your energy use, and
Last month, John Kerry, Secretary of State, spent time in Bejing, China to solidify a deal between the two nations. An agreement on the establishment of a cyber security initiative was foremost for Kerry who acknowledged that this issue was of a nati
FBI general counsel Andrew Weissmann told a recent Washington forum it would be “a top priority this year” to get expanded authority to tap communications such as “Gmail, Google voice (and) Dropbox.”
NOW PLAYING: In conjunction with the upcoming release of his new book, A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State, John W. Whitehead sits down to discuss several “pressure points” that are threatening the Bill of Rights and underminin
This is the new wave of scannable technology that does not have to be implanted under skin, motorola’s biostamp electronic terroo is composed of silicon and contains an electrical circuit, antenna, and sensors that bend and move with the wearers body