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Nsa Spying

Mick Jagger: 'I'm Sure Obama Is Listening In'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.25.2013 | Entertainment

Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones were performing in Washington D.C. on Monday night when the singer threw some shade in the direction of President B...

Dem Senator Takes Action On Exposed NSA Programs

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) - The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Patrick Leahy, introduced a bill on Monday seeking to rein in the sw...

How To Save America From Becoming A Dystopia

92nd Street Y | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

As part of 92Y's ongoing partnership with, senior writer Andrew O'Hehir spoke with us about the validity behind the view of America becoming...

Snowden's Escape From China Reveals Beijing's Anger Over U.S. Spying

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 06.24.2013 | World

HONG KONG -- Officially, admitted leaker Edward Snowden was able to leave Hong Kong because U.S. authorities made a mistake in their arrest request, b...


Neil McCarthy | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics
Neil McCarthy

Like the philosopher's world of metaphysics, the NSA's world of meta-data clothes reality in an abstract lingo that suggests nothing all that personal -- or real -- is being examined.

Filing: Gov Wants To Ensure No High Court Challenge To Expanded Surveillance

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 08.21.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Lawyers for a U.S. citizen charged with terrorism in Chicago said in a Friday filing that the government is dodging questions about wh...

Laughing Matters: U.S. Government vs. Voices of Conscience

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 08.19.2013 | World
Subhankar Banerjee

The US government and voices of conscience are now engaged in a war -- not a laughing matter. We can only hope -- to make sense of this ongoing war -- there will be humor.

NSA Director: Spying Prevented Wall Street Attack

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER and DONNA CASSATA | Posted 06.19.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. foiled a plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange because of the sweeping surveillance programs at the heart of a debate over n...

NKorea: NSA Leaks Prove That U.S. Is 'Kingpin Of Human Rights Abuses'

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2013 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea rushed to the defense of American civil liberties on Tuesday, saying revelations of mass surveillance operations showed ...

World Reacts Angirly To News Of UK Spying

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 06.17.2013 | World

LONDON -- A newspaper report that British eavesdropping agency GCHQ repeatedly hacked into foreign diplomats' phones and emails has prompted an angry ...

Report: UK Spies Hacked Foreign Diplomats

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 08.16.2013 | World

LONDON — The Guardian newspaper says the British eavesdropping agency GCHQ repeatedly hacked into foreign diplomats' phones and emails when the U.K....

Report Alleging Big NSA Admission Raises Questions

Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics

A blockbuster article published by CNET Saturday night alleges that the National Security Agency has the power to listen to Americans' phone calls wit...

Gore: NSA Surveillance Violates Constitution

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

Former Vice President Al Gore broke with many of his fellow Democrats Friday and said that the NSA surveillance programs violate the constitution. ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Democratic Senators Push Bill To Limit Data Collection By Government | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) will introduce legislation to limit the federal government's authority to collect data...

Michael McAuliff

Pelosi Wants To Prosecute Snowden | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that Edward Snowden, who has claimed responsibility for the leak of National...

Here's Where The NSA Will Store Secretly Gathered Emails

AP | BRADY MCCOMBS | Posted 06.13.2013 | Technology

BLUFFDALE, Utah — The nation's new billion-dollar epicenter for fighting global cyberthreats sits just south of Salt Lake City, tucked away on a Nat...

Michael McAuliff

NSA Boss Says Surveillance Has Disrupted Dozens Of Terror Plots | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the National Security Agency, Gen. Keith Alexander, defended his agency's surveillance of millions of Americans' Internet an...

EU Warns Obama Over PRISM Spy Program

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

The EU has written to the US attorney general demanding swift answers about a huge American Internet spy programme and warning of "grave adverse conse...

Michael McAuliff

Senators: Background Checks Are Bad, But NSA Spying Is Good | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just months after many U.S. senators opposed tougher background checks for gun buyers on the grounds that they would tread on Americans'...

GOP Rep: Reporters Should Be Prosecuted For Publishing Classified Information

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said on CNN's "AC 360" Tuesday night that reporters should be prosecuted for publishing stories with leaked classified inform...

What's All the Fuss About?

Bruce Hartford | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Bruce Hartford

Now government agencies have all this data revealing all these personal patterns. Can a prosecutor subpoena them? What about a divorce attorney? Might State's Attorney Nogoodnick who's in a tight reelection race ask his agency buddies for some inside dope on his opponent?

WATCH: Al Franken Defends NSA Over Spying Allegations

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

Liberal Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) emerged as a vocal defender of the National Security Agency on Tuesday, telling Minneapolis-based CBS affiliate WCCO...

Michael McAuliff

Reid Blames Lawmakers For Lack Of Knowledge On NSA Surveillance | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) chastised lawmakers on Tuesday for claiming they had not been briefed on the National Securit...

Luke Johnson

Bipartisan Group Of Senators Introduces Bill Rolling Back Secrecy | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah), joined by a group of Democrats and Republicans, introduced a bill Tuesday to require ...

Joe Klein: Why We're All Overreacting On NSA Scandal | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

Unaccustomed as I am to agreeing with Marc Thiessen, hell has frozen over and he’s on the right track about the National Security Agency–leaks non...