Secretary of State John Kerry surprised many reporters, as well as intelligence, law enforcement and military officials, when he conceded on Friday that some of the U.S. surveillance has gone “too far.” The Obama administration has come under intense criticism from many world leaders including some heads of state from NATO allies, according to Josh […]
The heroic revelations made by whistleblower Edward Snowden have let the world know: The NSA is watching you and has undermined the fabric of the Internet. Its overreaching surveillance creates a climate of fear, chills free speech, and violates our basic human rights — your Fourth Amendment right to privacy. But a movement is building […]
It’s looking like it will take a week or more for Republicans and Democrats to reach an agreement to “reopen” the federal government. Regardless, with each passing hour a resolution necessarily becomes closer at hand because a so-called “government shutdown” effectively means that a budgetary impasse in our two-party dominated system has reached the end […]
For years, government bureaucrats have held steadfast in the claim that although the National Security Agency does possess significant technical capabilities, layers of rules and regulations prevent illegal activity and protects against the invasion of American’s privacy.
According to a Reuters article, a secret unit within our nation’s Drug Enforcement Agency is giving information to authorities across the nation to help assist in the criminal prosecution of the American people. This information includes wiretaps and telephone records, as well as largely undisclosed witness testimony.
In an interview with ABCNews, the reporter that initially made public information about the National Security Agency’s true surveillance powers said that even the lowest-level NSA analyst at the data collection agency has virtually unrestricted access to trillions of telephone calls and emails from the American people. Guardian Reporter Glenn Greenwald said that analysts use […]
Americans recently learned about the PRISM program run by the National Security Agency that collects data – knowingly or unknowingly – from some of the largest Internet and telecommunications providers in the United States. A newly uncovered slide from an NSA document, however, reveals yet another mechanism by which the agency collects data. The slide, […]