surveillance

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The ACLU is launching a campaign to pardon Edward Snowden

“Several human rights organizations will soon launch a campaign urging President Obama to pardon NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, coinciding with the premiere of the Oliver Stone biopic based on his life…” Continue reading: The ACLU is launching a campaign to pardon Edward Snowden

What Could Go Wrong With Asking Teachers To Monitor Kids for ‘Extremist’ Beliefs?

“A core component of the U.S. CVE plan tasks teachers, social workers, and school administrators with monitoring and reporting to law enforcement on children in their care. An FBI document released earlier this year tells teachers to spy on their students’ thoughts and suggests that administrators essentially turn schools into […]

U.S. to Allow Foreigners to Serve Warrants on U.S. Internet Firms

“The Obama administration is working on a series of agreements with foreign governments that would allow them for the first time to serve U.S. technology companies with warrants for email searches and wiretaps—a move that is already stirring debates over privacy, security, crime and terrorism.” Continue reading: U.S. to Allow […]

NSA Labels Privacy-Centric Internet Users As “Extremists”

‘The NSA is not making any friends these days, and their latest statement on privacy-centric journalists is not helping matters much either. To be more precise, an investigation by the agency revealed how they are continuing to target the Tor network. Moreover, The Linux Journal is referred to as an […]

Oliver Stone Blasts tech giants for collaborating with the government

Stone slammed tech giants Facebook, Google and Microsoft, accusing them of “collaborating” with the government in the Snowden case. “It’s a form of fascism — the sovereignty of the state versus the sovereignty of the individual,” he said. “It’s the reverse of the way this country was founded.” Source: Oliver […]

Snowden Tried to Tell NSA About Surveillance Concerns, Documents Reveal

“The NSA, it seemed, had not told the public the whole story about Snowden’s contacts with oversight authorities before he became the most celebrated and vilified whistleblower in U.S. history.” Source: Snowden Tried to Tell NSA About Surveillance Concerns, Documents Reveal

Documents Reveal TSA Research Proposal To Body-Scan Pedestrians, Train Passengers

“As early as 2006, the Department of Homeland Security has been planning pilot programs to deploy mobile scanning units that can be set up at public events and in train stations, along with mobile x-ray vans capable of scanning pedestrians on city streets.” Source: Documents Reveal TSA Research Proposal To […]