Spying and Surveillance

Censorship Alert: Orwellian CA Bill Means Reporters Can’t Post Undercover Videos

Censorship Alert: Orwellian CA Bill Means Reporters Can’t Post Undercover Videos

This one is big. It adds to California’s growing reputation as Police State Central.

First we had SB 277, which forced vaccinations on school children. Now we have Assembly Bill 1671, which would make it a crime for journalists to post and report on certain undercover videos, even though they didn’t make the videos.

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Pokemon Go is a CIA-Sponsored Psy Op

Pokemon Go is a CIA-Sponsored Psy Op

By now, you’ve probably heard of Pokemon Go, the new “hybrid reality” mobile app game that overlays real world geographic locations with virtual monsters that are collected for points. What you may not yet know is that the game was actually developed by a CIA-funded software front group for the purpose of using all the mobile device cameras of the brain dead public to conduct what I call “mass redundant surveillance” of any area requiring immediate video documentation by the CIA or NSA

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Putin Signs Controversial “Big Brother” Spying Bill That Could Bankrupt Communications Companies

Posted by on July 15, 2016 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 3 Comments
Putin Signs Controversial “Big Brother” Spying Bill That Could Bankrupt Communications Companies

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor-turned-whisteblower who leaked scores of documents incriminating the agency’s activity in 2013, has been a fierce critic of the bill, calling it the “Big Brother law.” Snowden referred to the bill’s codification as a “dark day for Russia.”

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Yahoo! Just Exposed One of the FBI’s Most Secretive Tricks to Unethically Obtain Your Info

Posted by on June 3, 2016 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 1 Comment
Yahoo! Just Exposed One of the FBI’s Most Secretive Tricks to Unethically Obtain Your Info

National Security Letters (NSLs) generally request customer data information from businesses such as banks, internet service providers, travel agencies, and phone and telecommunications companies — without a warrant required. Worse, NSLs include onerous, mandatory orders prohibiting their recipients from disclosing to anyone — including coworkers, friends, and family — that they even received the letter.

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Mother, Should I Trust The Government?

Mother, Should I Trust The Government?

New federal guidelines have just been introduced across the country, and what they mandate is quite disturbing to civil libertarians. The FBI has now instructed high schools across the nation to report students who in any way criticize government policies and what the report phrases as “western corruption.”

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First They Came For the iPhones…

Posted by on March 2, 2016 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 3 Comments
First They Came For the iPhones…

Ron Paul shares how the FBI tells us that its demand for a back door into the iPhone is all about fighting terrorism. The author weighs in on the issue.

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Government Secrecy Exposed: It’s WAY Beyond Wikileaks, Snowden, and Area 51

Government Secrecy Exposed: It’s WAY Beyond Wikileaks, Snowden, and Area 51

“They” say, “What you don’t know won’t hurt you.” Want to bet? Check out all the ways the government has been hiding the truth from you.

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New “Tech Tattoos” Tied to Medical and Banking Information

New “Tech Tattoos” Tied to Medical and Banking Information

TECH Tattoos will soon be available or “mandated” that will connect to both medical and banking information as close as your skin. This is the next step in total surveillance by the State, via Smart Apps. A doctors annual medical will be able to be “read” by connecting to the chip and special ink in the tattoo.

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NSA Director Finally Admits Encryption Is Needed to Protect Public’s Privacy

Posted by on January 23, 2016 in Government, Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 5 Comments
NSA Director Finally Admits Encryption Is Needed to Protect Public’s Privacy

Encryption, a security measure that makes data impossible to read without a secure code or password, has become an increasingly contentious subject for government agencies and private companies. While the likes of Apple, Android, and other technology companies maintain it is vital, the federal government has forcefully resisted. On Thursday, however, NSA Director Mike Rogers expressed his support for the security feature, drawing a clear line in the sand between federal intelligence and law enforcement.

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Government Spying is “Chilling” Writers’ Freedom of Expression (Project Censored #7)

Government Spying is “Chilling” Writers’ Freedom of Expression (Project Censored #7)

Mass surveillance has “badly shaken writers’ faith that democratic governments will respect their rights to privacy and freedom of expression,” according to a January 2015 PEN America report based on the responses of 772 writers from fifty countries. Reporting for Common Dreams, Lauren McCauley covered not only the PEN America report, but also a July 2014 report by the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch indicating that US journalists and lawyers increasingly avoid work on potentially controversial topics due to fear of government spying.

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New Hampshire Bill To Ban NSA Activity Called the “Biggest Threat Since the Civil War”

Posted by on December 23, 2015 in Government, Policies, Spying and Surveillance with 5 Comments
New Hampshire Bill To Ban NSA Activity Called the “Biggest Threat Since the Civil War”

A bill introduced in the New Hampshire House for the 2016 session would prohibit a federal-local surveillance collaboration that the NSA’s former chief technical director called the “biggest threat since the civil war.”

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All of the Ways Big Brother Is Watching You

Posted by on December 14, 2015 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 9 Comments
All of the Ways Big Brother Is Watching You

Privacy as we once knew it is dead. We now find ourselves in the unenviable position of being monitored, managed and controlled by our technology—specifically the technology employed by the government against the American citizenry. As a result, warns John W. Whitehead, we are becoming a nation where even the most virtuous citizen risks becoming an outlaw.

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The NSA Will Stop Collecting Your Phone Metadata!

The NSA Will Stop Collecting Your Phone Metadata!

The US Patriot act enabled the NSA to collect metadata on all telephone calls in the country, ostensibly to catch terrorists. It was a violation of Rights and Freedoms, and has been the subject of much outcry among citizens and Congressional representatives.

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You Are Being Programmed to Accept the Global ID Control Grid

Posted by on December 4, 2015 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 23 Comments
You Are Being Programmed to Accept the Global ID Control Grid

Half a century ago people had to be reassured their social security card was not being used for identification. Now there are federally standardized and globally synchronized ID cards, government-sponsored online ID projects, DNA databases, and even secret databases of your newborn baby’s genetic information and nobody bats an eyelid. How did we get here, and how can we break this conditioning?

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Reality Check: The NSA Hasn’t Actually Stopped Spying on Anybody – Ben Swann

Posted by on December 4, 2015 in Government, Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 9 Comments
Reality Check: The NSA Hasn’t Actually Stopped Spying on Anybody – Ben Swann

Ben Swann explains how the NSA is actually still on a continuous surveillance of the US citizens. So what role does the USA Freedom act really play?

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