News Assange to SXSW: We're all being watched
http://edition.cnn.com, By Doug Gross
From his sanctuary in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, with roughly a dozen police officers outside, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Saturday that everyone in the world will be just as effectively monitored soon -- at least digitally.
News Google Facing Class Action Privacy Lawsuit
http://www.dailypaul.com, by Cornmeal Smithy
Google (GOOG), fighting claims that it illegally scans private e-mail messages, says it shouldnt have to face a lawsuit that lumps together hundreds of millions of Internet users. It may not have to, but the issues the lawsuit raises may be harder t
News Snowden: "I could have read the private communications of any member of this committee...
http://www.dailypaul.com, by Cornmeal Smithy
Snowden: "I could have read the private communications of any member of this committee, as well as any ordinary citizen."
News why does my bank want a picture of my child to open a savings account?
http://www.dailypaul.com, by TheTruthHurts
Tried to open a savings account for my 7mo old, and they asked for a Picture?! I politely declined and said id get back to them..... any body have any insight if this policy was mandated or credit union policy?
News Homeland Security Used Intercepted Emails to Quiz Woman About Her Sex Life
A senior lecturer at Indiana University was confronted by Department of Homeland Security officials after the federal agency obtained copies of her emails and began quizzing her about the details of her sex life.
News Forget the NSA, the LAPD Spies on Millions of Innocent Folks
Information on the identity and movements of millions of Southern California residents is being collected and tracked. In fact, Los Angeles is emerging as a major laboratory for testing and scaling up new police surveillance technologies.
News Lawsuit: Sprint charged US govt $21 million too much for spying on us
The US government today filed suit against Sprint, alleging that the company overcharged government agencies when submitting expense reimbursement requests for wiretap operations that spied on Sprint customers.
News Police hid use of cell phone tracking device from judge because of NDA
A police department in Florida failed to tell judges about its use of a cell phone tracking tool "because the department got the device on loan and promised the manufacturer to keep it all under wraps," the American Civil Liberties Union said.
News World's largest aircraft unveiled and hailed 'game changer'
http://www.telegraph.co.uk, The world's longes
The world's longest aircraft, consisting of part airship, part helicopter and part plane, has been unveiled and could be the key to greener more efficient planes in future as developers predict one day there could be as many of the hybrids as there a
News Amazons Cloud Keeps Growing Despite Fears of NSA Spying
http://www.wired.com, By Klint Finley
When former government contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA was conducting digital surveillance on a massive scale, many feared for the future of cloud computing. The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation estimated that Snowden
News Tor develops its own anonymous IM tool to hide chat from spying eyes
The Tor Foundation is moving forward with a plan to provide its own instant messaging service. Called the Tor Instant Messaging Bundle, the tool will allow people to communicate in real time while preserving anonymity by using chat servers concealed
News Britain's Spies Were Surprised to Discover Just How Much the World Loves Naked Webchatting
The Guardian, now Glenn Greenwald-less, is out with its latest government surveillance scoop:
Headlines: Britain's Spies Were Surprised to Discover Just How Much the World Loves Naked Webchatting -- Tor develops its own anonymous IM tool to hide chat from spying eyes -- The Worst Snowden Revelation of Them All -- Amazons Cloud Keeps Growing Despite Fears of NSA Spying -- World's largest aircraft unveiled and hailed 'game changer' -- Austin Police to Implement Mass Surveillance of School Children -- Police hid use of cell phone tracking device from judge because of NDA -- Lawsuit: Sprint charged US govt $21 million too much for spying on us -- Forget the NSA, the LAPD Spies on Millions of Innocent Folks -- Homeland Security Used Intercepted Emails to Quiz Woman About Her Sex Life -- why does my bank want a picture of my child to open a savings account? -- Snowden: "I could have read the private communications of any member of this committee... -- HOW DO THEY TRACK THEE? LET ME COUNT THE WAYS... -- Google Facing Class Action Privacy Lawsuit -- What Europe Should Know about US Mass Surveillance -- Assange to SXSW: We're all being watched --