Spying and Surveillance

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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Project Censored #3: ICREACH: The NSA’s Secret Search Engine

Project Censored #3: ICREACH: The NSA’s Secret Search Engine

Based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden, Ryan Gallagher reported for the Intercept that the National Security Agency (NSA) has developed a “Google-like” search engine called ICREACH, which has the capacity to gather personal information. This search engine can access over 850 million personal records, including private e-mails, chats, and some phone locations.

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FBI Seeks Backdoors in New Technology (Project Censored #20)

FBI Seeks Backdoors in New Technology (Project Censored #20)

Responding to announcements by Apple and Google that they would make customers’ smartphone and computer data more secure, in October 2014 the FBI’s director James Comey announced the Bureau was seeking to enlarge its data collection capabilities to include direct access to cell phones, tablets, and computers through an expansion of the 1994 Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) in the interest of “public safety”

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Here’s Proof That the U.S. Government Wanted ISIS To Emerge In Syria

Posted by on November 21, 2015 in Government, Military, Politics, Spying and Surveillance with 43 Comments
Here’s Proof That the U.S. Government Wanted ISIS To Emerge In Syria

There is so much debate over how the U.S. and other nations will stop ISIS but can these leaders be trusted? Ben Swann exposes secret DOD documents that prove the U.S. wanted ISIS to emerge in Syria.

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Wikipedia is Suing the NSA For Their Surveillance of US Citizens

Posted by on November 18, 2015 in Government, Internet Control, Spying and Surveillance with 6 Comments
Wikipedia is Suing the NSA For Their Surveillance of US Citizens

Wikipedia filed a lawsuit against the National Security Agency for violating the constitutional rights of its users by performing bulk surveillance and searching.

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Greenwald: It Would Be Shocking If the Government WASN’T Spying on You

Posted by on November 12, 2015 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 4 Comments
Greenwald: It Would Be Shocking If the Government WASN’T Spying on You

We know from decades of history that actually it’s almost impossible for human beings to avoid abusing surveillance power. It would be shocking if they weren’t abusing it, I think is the lesson of history.

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Estonia Is a Global Example of E-Government, Digital Freedom, Privacy, and Security

Estonia Is a Global Example of E-Government, Digital Freedom, Privacy, and Security

Since Estonia regained independence in 1991, its government has sought to redesign the nation’s entire information infrastructure with goals of openness, privacy, and security. The technology platform that Estonia built to serve its citizens sets an example for the rest of the world. Each citizen has one identification number to use across all systems, from paper passport to bank records to any government office or medical care. This includes giving electronic signatures, filing taxes, and voting. Estonians elect their parliament online, and get their taxes back in two days.

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ALERT: Department of Justice Creates New Position to Target “Anti-Government Views”

Posted by on October 18, 2015 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 11 Comments
ALERT: Department of Justice Creates New Position to Target “Anti-Government Views”

“Americans motivated by anti-government views and racist ideologies” will be the focus of a new Department of Justice position.

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‘Minority Report’ Police State is Already Happening – Way Ahead of Schedule

Posted by on September 30, 2015 in Government, Spying and Surveillance with 23 Comments
‘Minority Report’ Police State is Already Happening – Way Ahead of Schedule

Increasingly, the world around us resembles Dick’s dystopian police state in which the police combine widespread surveillance to capture would-be criminals before they can do any damage.

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‘The Snowden Treaty’: Pact to End Mass Spying Would Honor NSA Whistleblower

Posted by on September 24, 2015 in Government, Spying and Surveillance, Whistleblower with 7 Comments
‘The Snowden Treaty’: Pact to End Mass Spying Would Honor NSA Whistleblower

Edward Snowden’s efforts have been credited by renowned whistleblowers like Daniel Ellsberg and Thomas Drake for helping change American surveillance law.

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Chelsea Manning May Face Solitary For Questionable Reasons

Chelsea Manning May Face Solitary For Questionable Reasons

Chelsea Manning, the US army soldier serving a 35-year military prison sentence for leaking official secrets, has been threatened with indefinite solitary confinement for having an expired tube of toothpaste in her cell and being found in possession of the Caitlyn Jenner Vanity Fair issue, according to her lawyers and supporters.

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