Spying and Surveillance

Gary Johnson Op-Ed: Libya, Afghanistan and the Middle East — Why Obama and Romney are Both Wrong

Posted by on September 22, 2012 in Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Gary Johnson Op-Ed: Libya, Afghanistan and the Middle East — Why Obama and Romney are Both Wrong

By Gary Johnson (Huffington Post) Foreign policy is supposed to make us safer, not get Americans killed and bankrupt us. Yet, even as we mourn the loss of four Americans in Libya and watch the Middle East ignite with anti-American fervor, our leaders don’t get it. In one corner, we have the U.S. apologists warning […]

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Rap News: Big Brother is WWWatching You (featuring George Orwell) [video]

Posted by on September 17, 2012 in Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Rap News: Big Brother is WWWatching You (featuring George Orwell) [video]

With his unparalleled musical style, Robert Foster takes on the rise of the surveillance state. Will the Internet remain the one place where humanity can express itself free of filters and barriers? Or will it become the greatest spying machine ever imagined? Special guests in the episode are: The newly appointed Thought Police General of […]

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Congress Extends Spying On Americans Under Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act [article and video]

Posted by on September 13, 2012 in Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Congress Extends Spying On Americans Under Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act [article and video]

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to extend the government’s power to warrantlessly wiretap Americans for another five years by reauthorizing the 2008 amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

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Obama’s Change: Killing Without Trial, Spying Without Warrant [video]

Posted by on September 6, 2012 in Military, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Obama’s Change: Killing Without Trial, Spying Without Warrant [video]

In 2008, Obama vowed to rebuild America’s moral standing and break from the policies of his predecessor, George W. Bush. Four years later, America is still at war, 23 million citizens are unemployed,  and most of the national security policies established by Bush have continued unabated or have been expanded.  While imprisonment without trail and […]

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Video Shows TSA Testing Drinks Purchased Inside the Airport For Explosives

Posted by on September 4, 2012 in Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Video Shows TSA Testing Drinks Purchased Inside the Airport For Explosives

A video clip shot this past weekend at the Columbus Ohio Airport shows the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) testing drinks purchased by travelers inside the airport for explosives after they have already passed through security. The footage shows TSA agents walking around the passenger lounge and testing drinks for explosive residue using a swab. “Now […]

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Audit of the Federal Reserve Reveals $16 Trillion in Secret Bailouts

Posted by on September 2, 2012 in Agencies & Systems, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Audit of the Federal Reserve Reveals $16 Trillion in Secret Bailouts

The Federal Reserve has secretly given away $16,000,000,000,000.00 to US banks and corporations and foreign banks everywhere from France to Scotland. The Federal Reserve likes to refer to these secret bailouts as an all-inclusive loan program, but virtually none of the money has been returned and it was loaned out at 0% interest.

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Reality Check: U.S. Marine Held In A Mental Hospital Against His Will Because Of Facebook Posts [video]

Posted by on August 23, 2012 in Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Reality Check: U.S. Marine Held In A Mental Hospital Against His Will Because Of Facebook Posts [video]

Ben Swann Reality Check takes a look at the case of U.S. Marine Brandon Raub who is being held in a mental hospital in Virginia over Facebook posts. Last Thursday night, Marine Brandon Raub was arrested in his home. But, he was not taken to jail.  He was taken to a mental hospital, where he […]

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TrapWire’s All-seeing Eye Is Tracking Your Every Move — And It’s Legal! [video]

Posted by on August 21, 2012 in Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
TrapWire’s All-seeing Eye Is Tracking Your Every Move — And It’s Legal! [video]

(Russia Today) Recent reports published by WikiLeaks have revealed that the US government is using highly advanced spyware to watch its own citizens. The system, called TrapWire, allegedly accesses all surveillance cameras nationwide and sends collected data to a main database, where the images are stored. RT’s Marina Portnaya reveals more about the mysterious software. […]

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TrapWire: American Cities Under Total Surveillance? [video]

Posted by on August 14, 2012 in Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
TrapWire: American Cities Under Total Surveillance? [video]

A secret surveillance program known as TrapWire was revealed by WikiLeaks last week.  However, continuing distributed denial of service attacks have in turn eliminated access to the site for many people. The loose-knit hacktivism collective Anonymous has pounced on the TrapWire story, though, and has launched an operation to expose the truth behind the program […]

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US Attorneys Refuse to Assure Judge That They Are Not Already Detaining Citizens Under NDAA

Posted by on August 11, 2012 in Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
US Attorneys Refuse to Assure Judge That They Are Not Already Detaining Citizens Under NDAA

The NDAA gives the president the power to hold any US citizen without charge or trail. Last week, US attorneys refused to answer whether citizens are currently detained under NDAA… The US public often ignores how, when it comes to the “war on terror”, the US government has been deceitful, reckless, even murderous – using it to undermine liberties, trample the US constitution, destroy mechanisms of accountability and transparency, and cause irreparable harm to millions.

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If You See This Google Warning, Act Fast: Big Brother is Watching

Posted by on August 5, 2012 in Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 2 Comments
If You See This Google Warning, Act Fast: Big Brother is Watching

Big Brother is watching. No kidding. And the warning is coming from none other than Google, which says government spies may be spying on you… What makes the Flame virus a major potential concern for common citizens of the world is the fact that it’s the first virus found with the ability to spread wirelessly by attaching itself to Bluetooth-enabled devices.

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UK Hacking Scandal Spreads, 100-plus New Claims

Posted by on July 23, 2012 in Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
UK Hacking Scandal Spreads, 100-plus New Claims

Raphael Satter (Phys.org) British police are investigating new tabloids in the country’s growing phone hacking scandal, including the Trinity Mirror PLC newspaper group as well as the U.K.’s Express Newspapers, a senior Scotland Yard official said Monday. More than 100 new allegations of “data intrusion” also are being probed.

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NSA whistleblower: They’re assembling information on every U.S. citizen [video]

Posted by on July 15, 2012 in Spying and Surveillance, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
NSA whistleblower: They’re assembling information on every U.S. citizen [video]

NSA whistleblower William Binney was interviewed at the HOPE Number 9 hackers conference in New York.  Binney, who resigned from the NSA in 2001 over its domestic surveillance program, delivered a keynote speech. “They’re pulling together all the data about virtually every U.S. citizen in the country … and assembling that information,” Binney explained. “So […]

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CISPA Could Allow Companies to Filter or Block Internet Traffic

Posted by on April 18, 2012 in Censorship, Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 1 Comment
CISPA Could Allow Companies to Filter or Block Internet Traffic

(By Dan Auerbach and Mark M. Jaycox | ESS) Rep. Rogers is adamant that CISPA, the Cybersecurity Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, is cybersecurity legislation intended to help protect critical infrastructure intrusions and private and government information. But as we’ve written in the past, CISPA is a bill that allows for companies to spy on […]

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Sixth State Considers Rendering NDAA as Unconstitutional

Posted by on February 19, 2012 in Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 1 Comment
Sixth State Considers Rendering NDAA as Unconstitutional

Virgina passed a bill which prevents assisting the US military in the investigation, prosecution, or detention of a US citizen.

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