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Audit Finds NSA Broke Privacy Rules THOUSANDS of Times Every Year

Audit Finds NSA Broke Privacy Rules THOUSANDS of Times Every Year

By Barton Gellman, Julie Tate and Carol D. Leonnig The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008, according to an internal audit and other top-secret documents. Most of the infractions involve unauthorized surveillance of Americans or foreign intelligence targets […]

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Snowden Claims NSA Targeted Journalists Who Were Critical of Government After 9/11

Snowden Claims NSA Targeted Journalists Who Were Critical of Government After 9/11

By E. Khalil Infamous whistleblower-in-exile, Edward Snowden has accused the National Security Agency of targeting reporters who wrote critically about the government after the 9/11 attacks and Snowden observed further that it was “unforgivably reckless” for journalists discussing such sensitive matters to do so through unencrypted email messages when discussing sensitive matters. Recently, Political Blind […]

NSA Collects ‘Word for Word’ EVERY Domestic Communication, Says Former Analyst
By August 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

NSA Collects ‘Word for Word’ EVERY Domestic Communication, Says Former Analyst

Judy Woodruff of PBS recently sat down with two former NSA officials who blew the whistle on what they said were abuses at the NSA, along with that agency’s former inspector general, to talk about whether that secretive agency is recording all domestic calls in the U.S. What she was told was astonishing. As if […]

FBI Pressuring Internet Providers To Install Surveillance Software
By August 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

FBI Pressuring Internet Providers To Install Surveillance Software

By Declan McCullagh and David Warner James Comey was confirmed as the new FBI director by the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation at a hearing on Capital Hill recently. But Comey has a lot of explaining to do as new revelations emerge that the U.S. government is quietly pressuring telecommunications providers to install eavesdropping technology deep […]

The NATIONAL Anti-NSA Spying Protests TODAY
By August 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

The NATIONAL Anti-NSA Spying Protests TODAY

  By Micah Naziri and David Warner In the past few days we have learned a lot more about the NSA’s intrusive spying programs. We have seen the latest on the NSA scandal, with a new program that collects ‘nearly everything a user does on the internet’. We have also seen how the NSA spying program […]