This podcast is 50 minutes, but if you really want to understand PRISM and government spying, you should listen to it.
Tonight, on History So it doesn’t Repeat: We ask the question: Is America safer, now that we’re openly being spied on? We’ll discover how to check our premises, and peer into the origins, form, and function of the intelligence Community. By studying
In his book, Propaganda, published in 1928, Edward Bernays wrote: "The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism
HONG KONG--Edward Snowden, the former contractor who leaked top-secret documents about about U.S. surveillance programs, has left Hong Kong “on his own accord for a third country,” the government here said Sunday afternoon.
Ben Swann Full Disclosure is asking the questions the rest of the media is ignoring. Even by the overreaching standards of the Patriot Act, Ben Swann demonstrates how the NSA’s Prism program is clearly illegal.
The program spans all federal agencies and mandates employees and their superiors to report behaviors associated with someone who might leak sensitive government information. Those who fail to expose “high-risk persons” face penalties that include c
Britain's spy agency GCHQ has surreptitiously tapped into vast volumes of data drawn from the fiber-optic cables that carry the world's phone calls and Internet traffic, and is sharing with its U.S. counterpart - the National Security Agency (NSA) -
Like nearly everything surrounding Chen these days, the existence of the spyware is in dispute, and only adds to the public recriminations there have been between NYU and Chen's supporters over events surrounding the end of his fellowship.
"As far as the FISA court is concerned.. this is so crucial.. the NSA does not NEED individual warrants...
An extraordinary fuss about eavesdropping started in the spring of 1844, when Giuseppe Mazzini, an Italian exile in London, became convinced that the British government was opening his mail.
Top secret documents submitted to the court that oversees surveillance by US intelligence agencies show judges have signed off on broad orders allowing the NSA to make use of information "inadvertently" collected without a warrant.
It hardly gets more Orwellian than this. New technology would allow cable companies to peer directly into television watchers’ homes and monitor viewing habits and reactions to product advertisements. The technology would come via the cable box, a
The head of a newly revived federal privacy oversight board pledged on Wednesday to be "as transparent and public as possible" as the board reviews recently exposed U.S. government secret surveillance programs.
Most people don't know about the existence of quantum computers.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday that government monitoring of Internet communications needed to remain within proper limits. "I made clear that although we do see the need for gathering information, th
Robert Mueller, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, confirmed to lawmakers that the FBI owns several unmanned aerial vehicles, but has not adopted any strict policies or guidelines to govern the use of the controversial aircraft.
Steve Wozniak is not only co-founder of Apple Computer, he is an extremely thoughtful person and patriot. In the video below, Steve was approached in an airport and he took the time to provide us with some thoughts about all of the disturbing author
Government claims they foiled 50 terror plots by snooping on you. Ron Paul comments on Caputo.
It's geriatric Big Brother!
It hardly gets more Orwellian than this. New technology would allow cable companies to peer directly into television watchers' homes and monitor viewing habits and reactions to product advertisements.
So it turns out the government can wire tap us, but we cant wire tap them!
U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, talks about the outlook for immigration legislation, Federal Reserve policy and the government's surveillance programs. He speaks with Sara Eisen on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers."
In the run up to the 2012 election, why didn't Obama campaign on the promise that he would keep Americans safe by spying on all our phone calls, emails and electronic communications?
Apple joined other technology giants in disclosing details of government requests for customer data, pledging to try to “strike the right balance” between privacy and legal requests. Follows similar moves by Facebook and Microsoft.
The National Security Agency has acknowledged in a new classified briefing that it does not need court authorization to listen to domestic phone calls.
Update: Snowden Redeemed: Secret Congressional Briefings Reveal NSA Listening to Phone Calls, Too... Without Warrants
In addition to the NSA targeting Medvedev specifically (which was exclusive #1 today), British intelligence was targeting other politicans and officials who attended the G20 summit in 2009:
Fantastic NSA Public Service Announcement
The faces of more than 120 million people are in searchable photo databases state officials assembled to prevent driver’s-license fraud but increasingly are used by police to identify suspects, accomplices and even innocent bystanders in a wide
Buried in the comprehensive immigration reform legislation before the Senate are obscure provisions that impose on Americans expansive national identification systems, tied to electronic verification schemes. Under the guise of "reform," these tram