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By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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NSA whistleblower Reality Winner sentenced to 5 years, Trump says it’s ‘unfair’

A former government contractor accused of leaking confidential information to the media has been sentenced to more than five years in prison. On Thursday, a federal judge in Georgia approved a plea deal that called More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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The Chilling Effect of Privacy Invasion

Honestly, I thought I had personally put the NSA and Snowden topic to bed a couple of years ago. Thankfully the topic didn’t die. In fact, it keeps popping up in the news, directly and indirectly. Why do I say More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Alan Dershowitz ‘shocked’ by liberals, talks of treason, accusations with ‘no evidence of crime’

Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz spoke with Fox News’s Jeanine Pirro, admitting that he sees no crime in Donald Trump Jr’s behavior. “I’m shocked as a civil libertarian, and a criminal lawyer and a More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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CIA’s ‘Weeping Angel’ is used to control Samsung Smart TVs with ‘Fake off’ mode, recording conversations

Wikileaks: CIA malware and hacking tools are built by EDG (Engineering Development Group), a software development group within CCI (Center for Cyber Intelligence), a department belonging to the CIA’s DDI (Directorate More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Wikileaks releases CIA ‘Umbrage’ documents confirming stolen Russian malware, makes hacking look like Moscow did it

The CIA’s Remote Devices Branch‘s UMBRAGE groupcollects and maintains a substantial library of attack techniques ‘stolen’ from malware produced in other states including the Russian Federation. With More...

By Sierra Jones On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt: ‘Snowden’ should start a conversation

While Oliver Stone’s Snowden biopic may not have reached the masses as much as he would have liked, star Joseph Gordon-Levitt told The Hollywood Reporter that he’s hopeful the film will start some conversations. “Once More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’ challenges audiences on NSA spying, but fails to deliver much entertainment

Who is Edward Snowden? Is Ed Snowden a whistleblower or a traitor? Those two of the driving questions for director Oliver Stone with his latest biopic, Snowden, centering on the NSA contractor who went public with More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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‘Jason Bourne’ fizzles with a contrived formula and weak ending

Matt Damon returns as Jason Bourne with director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Supremacy) with a new film, simply titled Jason Bourne. Perhaps the pair will now realize that capturing lighting More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Matt Damon showcased in new ‘Jason Bourne’ clips full of car chases, action

A few new clips from Jason Bourne have been released online and fans get a great look at Matt Damon’s return as the titular character. Also returning is director Paul Greengrass, who worked with Christopher Rouse More...

By Sierra Jones On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars in first ‘Snowden’ trailer, poster

The official trailer has dropped for Oliver Stone’s Snowden, the story of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley. JGL as Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone’s upcoming More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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Matt Damon talks ‘Jason Bourne’ title, ‘search for identity’ and timeline

While attending and receiving a Best Actor Award at the Jameson Empire Film Awards in London, Matt Damon opened up about the upcoming Bourne film, beginning with the name, which is simply Jason Bourne. “We More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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Ted Cruz: Slippery on positions, a neoconservative and Glenn Beck

The unfortunate thing during the GOP presidential primary season today is for people that love liberty, smaller government both in foreign and domestic spending and a more reasonable foreign policy, there is truly More...

By Guest Author On Friday, January 1st, 2016
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How Can We Trust People to Protect Us if They Can’t Even Protect Their Computers?

With the presidential race well and truly on, it seems the country is divided. We have certain presidential candidates spewing true hate speech and losing support even from their own party members while being stripped More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, December 21st, 2015
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Matt Damon says ‘Bourne 5’ talks car chase, filming locations

While Matt Damon is on a break from shooting Bourne 5, he offered up an update on the project, which reunited the actor with director Paul Greengrass after they both stepped away from the franchise after The Bourne More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, November 6th, 2015
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New ‘Bourne’ film adds Riz Ahmed as CIA tech

Nightcrawler star Riz Ahmed was praised for his breakout performance but 2015 has been a quiet follow up. Now Ahmed is lining up a few big projects that will certainly put him in the limelight. Ahmed will be joining More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015
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‘Django Unchained’ star Ato Essandoh cast in ‘Bourne 5’

With shooting already underway, Bourne 5 has made a last-minute casting addition with Django Unchained actor Ato Essandoh has signed on to the project, playing “one” of the film’s assassins, More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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What do Edward Snowden and Barack Obama have in common?

Not much. One is a wanted whistleblower who exposed some of the things the National Security Agency (NSA) has been doing, while the other oversees said agency that collects gazillions of pieces of metadata and other More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 28th, 2015
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Details of US pressure on Norway to detain, deport Edward Snowden released

The US repeatedly asked Norway to detain and deport whistleblower Edward Snowden if he tried to enter the country in the aftermath of his leaks on mass US global surveillance, Norwegian media revealed citing formal More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 4th, 2015
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NSA documents detail monitoring of Americans’ calls, passwords, photos

New documents show the details of the NSA surveilance program and just what sort of data XKeyscore catalogs, confirming the monitoring of Americans’ phone calls, photos, passwords, documents and much more. According More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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Peter King’s relentless social media attacks on Rand Paul does not go without response

New York Congressman, Peter King, whose resentment and hatred for Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is not a new revelation; however, with the recent NSA filibuster by Paul and the end of the Patriot Act as we know it, More...


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