Orwellian Justice Upholds NSA Spying on Americans: Court of Appeals Upholds Unconstitutional Mass Surveillance

Saturday, August 29, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Stephen Lendman Global Research August 29, 2015 Virtually unrestricted NSA data mining tramples on Fourth Amendment rights brazenly. In December 2013, Federal District Court of the District of Columbia Judge Richard Leon ruled NSA spying unconstitutional, saying: The threshold issue is whether plaintiffs have a reasonable expectation of privacy that is violated when... »

Federal court rules in favor of NSA bulk snooping, White House happy

Friday, August 28, 2015
By Paul Martin 28 Aug, 2015 Despite the opposition of the US public and lawmakers to NSA surveillance, the courts keep handing the Obama administration the license to snoop. A US appeals court just threw out a 2013 verdict against the NSA, to White House approval. The decision vindicates the government’s stance that NSA’s bulk surveillance... »

U.S. Army Mastering the Human Domain: Identity Operations for Strategic Landpower

Thursday, August 27, 2015
By Paul Martin August 24, 2015 Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the strategic environment and the corresponding threats to our national security have dramatically changed. No longer are national priorities dominated by superpowers and nation states, but increasingly by loose networks of terrorists, transnational criminals, and other non-state actors within the “human domain.” As... »

Updates Make Windows 7 and 8 Spy On You Like Windows 10 17

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
By Paul Martin 23 Aug, 2015 Windows 10 has been launched and already installed on more than 50 million computers worldwide. It is now a known fact that Windows 10 user data is being sent back to Microsoft servers back in Redmond, Washington. Well, now new updates that are being deployed to all Windows 7, 8... »

Smart Meters are now Big Brother

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: J. D. Heyes Tuesday, August 25, 2015 There has been a great deal of news over the past few years about how the federal government is increasingly spying on the American people, especially via the National Security Agency and the FBI. But it is becoming increasingly apparent that Americans’ privacy is being... »

Digital surveillance ‘worse than Orwell’, says new UN privacy chief

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

Joseph Cannataci describes British oversight as ‘a joke’ and says a Geneva convention for the internet is needed Joseph Cannataci GuardianUK Monday 24 August 2015 The first UN privacy chief has said the world needs a Geneva convention style law for the internet to safeguard data and combat the threat of massive clandestine digital... »

New Snowden revelations detail AT&T’s much deeper relationship with the NSA

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
By Paul Martin Tuesday, August 25, 2015 New revelations that the National Security Agency and telecom giant AT&T had a much deeper spy relationship than previously known has rankled Americans and further eroded trust in the federal government’s relationships with companies that provide private electronic communications services. On Saturday, The New York Times reported that, according... »

You’ve Been Warned: Spotify Wants To Spy On You In Every Way Imaginable

Friday, August 21, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 08/21/2015 “Music streaming market leader Spotify has decided that it wants to know a lot more about you. It wants to be able to access the sensor information on your phone so it can determine whether you’re walking, running or standing still. It wants to know your GPS coordinates, grab... »

Federal Judge Orders DEA to Release Information about Illegal Mass Surveillance

Thursday, August 20, 2015
By Paul Martin Thursday, August 20, 2015 The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has been ordered by a federal judge to provide information on its secretive mass surveillance program to a human rights group. Human Rights Watch (HRW), with legal help from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), sued the DEA and other federal agencies to stop the... »

How Governments Use Spyware To Attack Free Speech

Thursday, August 20, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Morgan Marquis-Boire Global Research August 20, 2015 Security expert and hacker Morgan Marquis-Boire spends his days researching the shady underworld of government surveillance. Here he explains how governments are using malicious computer code to spy on journalists and human rights activists across the world. What is spyware and how is it different to... »

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