Tag: NSA

Deptartment of Homeland Security Forced to Release List of Keywords Used to Monitor Social Networking Sites
By July 28, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Deptartment of Homeland Security Forced to Release List of Keywords Used to Monitor Social Networking Sites

By Reuven Cohen and Micah Naziri In a story appearing on the U.K’s Daily Mail website, it was reported that the DHS has been forced to release a list of keywords and phrases it uses to monitor various social networking sites. The list provides a glimpse into what DHS describes as “signs of terrorist or other threats against the U.S.” The […]

Three-Quarters Of All Smartphones Contain NSA Code In Operating System
By July 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Three-Quarters Of All Smartphones Contain NSA Code In Operating System

Google confirms that Android phones come with “Security Enhancements” added by the NSA, Bloomberg reports: Google spokeswoman Gina Scigliano confirms that the company has already inserted some of the NSA’s programming in Android OS. “All Android code and contributors are publicly available for review at source.android.com,” Scigliano says, declining to comment further. Through its open-source Android project, […]

‘Snowden In Venezuela’ Hoax Email Finds a Home on Social Media
By July 8, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

‘Snowden In Venezuela’ Hoax Email Finds a Home on Social Media

An email that was virally circulating earlier today claimed that Edward Snowden has safely landed in Venezuela. The report, sadly, is an outright lie. Now, the email has found its way throughout the world of social networking, and at least one website has fallen for the hoax as real: “The Al Jazeera news agency is reporting […]

BE THERE! Reddit, Mozilla And Others Plan Huge “RESTORE THE FOURTH” Online Protest Against NSA For July 4
By July 4, 2013 3 Comments Read More →

BE THERE! Reddit, Mozilla And Others Plan Huge “RESTORE THE FOURTH” Online Protest Against NSA For July 4

Every night, thousands of Internet users come home from work and hop onto Reddit, a discussion-based website. But lately some of the users who log on at 8 p.m. haven’t been perusing the site just for fun. They’re coming in hopes of fighting government surveillance. These nightly meetings take place under the “Restore the Fourth” […]