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BACKLASH: EU Parliament Urges Blocking U.S. Data Access After Spy Leaks

Reuters | Claire Davenport | Posted 07.04.2013 | World

By Claire Davenport BRUSSELS, July 4 (Reuters) - The European Parliament called on Thursday for the scrapping of two agreements granting the United...

French Agency Spies On Phone Calls, Emails, Social Media Activity: Report

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2013 | World

PARIS, July 4 (Reuters) - France's external intelligence agency spies on the French public's phone calls, emails and social media activity in France a...

Obama, Merkel Agree To Talks On Surveillance Controversy

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics

(Adds detail on German delegation, German reaction) By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, July 4 (Reuters) - President Barack O...

The Courts and National Security: A False Hope

Peter H. Schuck | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics
Peter H. Schuck

The arrest of the Boston Marathon bomber, the new disclosures about NSA surveillance and data mining, and our continuing use of drones to assassinate high-value targets have produced a perfect storm of debate over how best to protect our nation while preserving our civil liberties.

Huge Online Protest Against NSA Planned For 4th Of July

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 07.03.2013 | Technology

Reddit, Mozilla, Wordpress, 4chan and other websites are planning a Fourth of July protest against the National Security Agency over its widespread su...

Snowden Case Shrouded In Mystery

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

MOSCOW -- National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden arrived in Moscow on an Aeroflot flight from Hong Kong on June 23, according to the airline, ...

LISTEN: These NSA Recruiters Are Going To Regret Visiting The University Of Wisconsin

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

Attention all NSA recruiters: If you're planning to pitch your agency at a college career fair anytime soon, be sure to bring your "A" game. A duo ...

The Illusion of Freedom

Steven Nereo | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Steven Nereo

I wish people would understand this and see their guns for what they are, nothing more than shiny, (loud and deadly) distractions from the real issues that separate the people from the government.

On the 4th, Let's Celebrate Privacy

Jonathan D. Moreno | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Jonathan D. Moreno

Privacy is not an abstraction. The generations of survivors of tyrannical states came to America reveled in the confidence that a letter posted in the U.S. mail wouldn't be read by the secret police. Are we ready to tell them otherwise?

Intelligence Chief Apologizes For 'Clearly Erroneous' Answer On NSA Programs

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has apologized for telling Congress earlier this year that the National Security Agency ...

Jason Linkins

So What If Edward Snowden Isn't Your Unicorn? | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

As National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden continues his stay in the limbo of Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport, while offici...

U.S. Leads In Snooping Game

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics

LONDON — The saga of Edward Snowden and the NSA makes one thing clear: The United States' central role in developing the Internet and hosting it...

The Dictionary of the Global War on You

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

U.S. Constitution: A revered piece of paper that no one pays much actual attention to any more, especially if it interferes with American safety from terrorism.

LOOK: Snowden's Ex-Employer Backs Super Ironic Discussion

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business

Despite firing one if its own employees for leaking information about the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, Booz Allen Hamilton appear...

Obama To Allies: Don't We All Spy On Each Other?

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — Facing a European uproar over more U.S. eavesdropping claims, President Barack Obama argued Monday that it's no surpri...

Edward Snowden's Long Flight

Peter Van Buren | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

As a State Department whistleblower, I think a lot about Edward Snowden. I can't help myself. Here are five things that I imagine were on his mind (they would have been on mine) as that plane took off.

Former FISA Judge Bristles At Government Collaboration Claims

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

The former chief judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court is pushing back against the suggestion that she and her colleagues collaborated ...

Former CIA Director: More Info Should Be Released On NSA Programs

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The former director of the CIA and National Security Agency says the government should release more information about its secretive surv...

New Slides That Explain PRISM

The Washington Post | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

The top-secret PRISM program allows the U.S. intelligence community to gain access from nine Internet companies to a wide range of digital information...

NSA Reportedly Bugged European Union Offices, Networks

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

* NSA bugged offices, spied on internal networks -magazine * U.S. agency "accessed documents, read emails" (Adds U.S. spokesman had...

Glenn Greenwald Teases His Next Big Scoop

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 06.29.2013 | Media

Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald says he has another big scoop about the National Security Agency's surveillance practices up his sleeve. Speaki...

The Truth Tellers

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

What Senators Udall and Wyden thought citizens should know but could not disclose -- we now know. Not because of our elected representatives but because of a man now charged as a criminal. Go figure.

Another Senator Thinks Snowden Deserves Treason

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

Another United States senator has said he thinks the actions of National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden may constitute treason, just on...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Congress Ignores Bills To Limit Surveillance | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the three weeks since Edward Snowden revealed the National Security Agency's widespread surveillance programs, the legislative respon...

Documents Expose More NSA Spying

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER and LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration gathered U.S. citizens' Internet data until 2011, continuing a spying program started under President Geor...