You can ditch your computer and leave your cellphone at home, but you can't escape your DNA. It belongs uniquely to you - and, increasingly, to the authorities.
• Secret files show scale of Silicon Valley co-operation on Prism • Outlook.com encryption unlocked even before official launch • Skype worked to enable Prism collection of video calls • Company says it is legally compelled to comply
Paul Rosenberg (Freeoman's Perspective) on the NSA surveillance, where we are headed as a country - Mark Schmidter (activist jailed for 100+ days for passing out FIJA flyers) on his arrest - Stanislav Shalunov (Open Garden) on the technical aspects o
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has filed a petition with the US Supreme Court to end the National Security Agency (NSA) PRISM surveillance program. EPIC stated: “it is simply not possible that every phone record in the possession
"I won't stand idly by while our civil liberties are eaten by the NSA surveillance machine," Stone says. "You shouldn't either."
Last week, in a very, very quiet release, the US Federal Court system published its annual Wiretap report to Congress.
Irate Latin American nations are demanding explanations from the United States about new allegations that it spied on both allies and foes in the region with secret surveillance programs.
American-made devices used for Internet monitoring were detected on government and commercial computer networks in Iran and Sudan, in violation of US sanctions that ban the sale of goods, services or technology to autocratic states
When Dan Tentler wants to find something on the internet, he doesn’t use Google or Bing. Tentler, a freelance security consultant, is a road-less-traveled kind of guy. He likes to check out the internet’s alleyways and backroads. And for people like
New tricks will enable a life-logging app called Saga to figure out not only where you are, but what you’re doing.
Refrigerators and freezers with connected functionality will also be “smart grid”-ready, meaning with consumer permission, they will be able to respond to utility signals, including curtailing operations during more expensive peak demand times.
Snowden said an NSA department known as the Foreign Affairs Directorate coordinated work with foreign secret services. The partnerships are organized so authorities in other countries can "insulate their political leaders from the backlash"
In recent years, many writers have given us their vision of the coming collectivist future. At the turn of the century, neither Edward Bellamy nor H. G. Wells suspected that the collectivist societies of their dreams were so close at hand.
US agency would need a facility the size of Europe to store physical copies of information it will hold
Some students and I had an exchange with NSA recruiters today. The audio and a rough transcript below.
Leaders Questions Assylum for Edward Snowden
Edward Snowden exposes Washington’s war on the world
These NSA recruiters were given hell by Wisconsin students! July 2, 2013 H/T Sherrie Questioning All Click here to read the Rough Transcript found on mobandmultitude.com
The U.S. government is not content to monitor your phone calls and your Internet activity, it’s now reading your snail mail, too.
The director of National Intelligence apologized in June to the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee for lying during a hearing, according to a letter published on the DNI website on Tuesday.
Ecuador has found a hidden microphone inside its London embassy, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is living, and will disclose on Wednesday who controls the device, its foreign minister said.
You are probably participating in the facial recognition database whether you want to or not. Most likely, your visage is there to be easily identified, without your consent, even if you’ve never committed a crime. Using the vague criteria of “law
The actions of U.S. National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, and Washington’s attempt to bring the fugitive back to the U.S. to face espionage charges, have prompted some observers to accuse President Barack Obama of hypocrisy on the issue of
No one likes a bully, and Washington’s NATO puppets have been bullied for six decades. British prime ministers, German chancellors, and French presidents have to salute and say “yes sir.”
The German government has failed to protect the public from the NSA's surveillance program and should be held accountable. On both a national and an EU level, there needs to be an independent investigation into the scandal.
Every year America steals my thunder. You see, my birthday is on the fourth of July, known to many as Independence Day, and it couldn’t be more ironic. I’m not a hater of freedom by any means, in fact I love being free so much that when a federal hol
India has launched a wide-ranging surveillance program that will give its security agencies and even income tax officials the ability to tap directly into e-mails and phone calls without oversight by courts or parliament, several sources said.
Exclusive: Edward Snowden papers reveal 38 targets including EU, France and Italy
Justice Minister: US Using 'Cold War' Methods
The NSA has a “brand new” technology that enables one billion cell phone calls a day to be redirected into its data hoards and stored, according to Glenn Greenwald, who said that a new leak of Snowden's documents was ‘coming soon.’