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Top Spy Agency Has Hilariously Appropriate Welcome Message
For those of you who can't listen to the brief .mp3 above, here's a transcript of the welcome message: "You have reached
U.S. Government Letting Go Of Key Internet Oversight Role
"If we cannot find a way to govern the Internet in an equal footing, in an open transparent way this year, we might descend
Too Much Data, Too Little Analysis
Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight, Jr.
Retired three star U.S. Army general, former head of the SIgna...
At times, I have felt like a lonely voice crying in the wilderness, but in truth, there is a growing chorus of others who are concerned about the same thing.
Why The NSA Spied On The Porn Habits Of 'Radicalizers'
The NSA has been gathering records of online sexual activity and evidence of visits to pornographic websites as part of a proposed plan to harm the reputations of those whom the agency believes are radicalizing others through incendiary speeches, according to a top-secret NSA document.
Top-Secret Document Reveals NSA Spied On Porn Habits As Part Of Plan To Discredit 'Radicalizers'
NSA Broke Into Yahoo, Google Data Centers: Report
"Not to my knowledge," said Alexander. "We are not authorized to go into a U.S. company's servers and take data. We'd have
BitTorrent Slams NSA In Shocking Billboard Campaign
If you live in New York, Los Angeles or San Francisco, you've probably seen some shockingly mysterious billboards around
Companies Buy Your Data for Less Than $1
Basic details like your gender and where you live are available for companies to purchase for as little as $.0005 per person or 50 cents per 1,000 people, the Financial Times reports.
The Quiet Coup: No, Not Egypt. Here.
Executive Director, MIT Center for International Studies
The United States is partially governed by a deep state: undemocratic, secret, aligned with intelligence agencies, spying on friend and foe, lawless in almost every respect. If this doesn't constitute a
, it's hard to imagine what would.
Kimmel's NSA Parody: 'We're Here And We Care' (VIDEO)
Jimmy Kimmel had an idea for how the NSA should reframe their surveillance program to make it sound more friendly. We all
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NSA: Responding To This FOIA Request Would Help 'Our Adversaries'
By ProPublica, ProPublica
I also reached out the NSA, to ask among other things, how many other requests about metadata they've received. They didn't
Will Snowden Follow in the Ecuadoran Footsteps of Assange?
Author, 'Revolution! South America and the Rise of the New Left'
Talk about irony: it has just been reported that Edward Snowden has sought diplomatic asylum with none other than tiny Ecuador. It seems, then, that Snowden will tread the same path as WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London for over a year.
Edward Snowden Extradition Battle In Hong Kong Could Go On For Years
By Reuters, Reuters
Snowden could claim political asylum in Hong Kong, arguing he would face torture back home. Article six of the treaty states
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court: A Look At The Judges Who Preside Over America's Secret Court
By Reuters, Reuters
Ruger studied selections made by the previous chief justice, William Rehnquist, and found that he selected mostly conservative
Sasha Grey Is NSA's New Spokeswoman In Funny Or Die Phone Sex Parody (VIDEO)
Funny or Die nailed the NSA in a new video that compares the troubled intelligence agency with a phone sex hotline. Porn
Senators Skip NSA Briefing: Only 47 Meet With Top Officials On Surveillance
Mike McAuliff contributed to this report. "For senators to complain that, 'I didn't know this was happening,' we've had many
Obama Berlin Trip, Speech At Brandenburg Gate To Take Place In Wake Of Scandals
By Reuters, Reuters
* Obama to speak at Brandenburg Gate, meet Merkel Both are pragmatic, tactical leaders with a mastery of detail. When they
'I've Got Nothing To Hide' Is The Wrong Reaction To Have To The NSA Scandal. Here's Why.
The government accessing data to look for threats to national security? Read more on Upworthy
NSA-OK!: The Spy Who Ignored We
Not to deflate everyone's false sense of pride and outrage but no one gives a damn about who you are calling and emailing. Please, don't flatter yourself.
The New One Percent Doctrine
Professor of Literature, Yale University
The architects of behavior will thus be warranted in telling the people that they can win back the confidence of the government only by redoubled efforts. Would it not be easier in that case for the government to dissolve the people and elect another?
Companies Can Buy Your Personal Data For Less Than A Dollar: Report
Companies have been using personal information to sell us stuff for years. Privacy advocates have long criticized grocery
Denny's NSA Tweet Has Us LOLing (PHOTO)
On Monday, the restaurant chain took a lighthearted approach to the controversy that shook the Obama administration last
NSA Tapped '90s Girls Sleepover Game 'Dream Phone' In Commercial Mash-Up (VIDEO)
Turns out the NSA has been tapping our phones since the early '90s. How else were girls supposed to be matched up with their
Al Franken Defends National Security Agency Over Spying Allegations (VIDEO)
Liberal Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) emerged as a vocal defender of the National Security Agency on Tuesday, telling Minneapolis
Colbert Thinks NSA Should Look Into Jon Stewart
Joe Klein: Why Civil-Liberties Freak-Out Is Harmful To U.S. Democracy
Unaccustomed as I am to agreeing with Marc Thiessen, hell has frozen over and he’s on the right track about the National
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