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By Butter Bracco On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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Chris Christie attacks Rand Paul on NSA, says Edward Snowden is a ‘criminal’

New Jersey Governor and likely 2016 GOP Presidential candidate Chris Christie took aim at Republican Senators over the National Security Agency’s data collection program, the Patriot Act and Edward Snowden. Christie More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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NSA hacked SIM card maker to steal key codes to track cell phone users, data

Top secret documents previously provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have revealed that the US and Britain broke into the network of the world’s largest SIM card maker to compromise global communications. According More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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‘Justified’ star Timothy Olyphant set for ‘Edward Snowden’ film

Timothy Olyphant will go from deputy US Marshal Raylan Givens on the FX hit show series Justified to playing a CIA agent alongside Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley in the feature film about Edward Snowden. Director More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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DEA database of Americans’ phone calls revealed

The Drug Enforcement Administration formerly maintained a secret database of Americans’ telephone calls to some foreign countries, the Justice Department revealed. The document filed by the department in a California More...

By Guest Author On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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5 Big Cover-ups of the Last 5 Years

Some years, it feels like the media and the government are colluding against the people they serve. Despite claims of free press and public office transparency, the most powerful engines of news in the United States More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Edward Snowden talks about Russia, drone use, cyber attacks, NSA

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden spoke in a new interview about life in Russia and reviewed many of the surveillance topics, the use of cyber technology and much more. Speaking with James More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Senate Republicans, including NSA opponent Rand Paul, kill surveillance limiting bill

Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked a measure to overhaul the NSA monitoring program, the collection of records and phone calls. Democrats and a few Republicans failed to rally enough support to reach 60 votes More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 22nd, 2014
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Oliver Stone to direct Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Edward Snowden film

The Edward Snowden whistleblower case may be the biggest story of the last ten years and director Oliver Stone is quick to capitalize on the news. Deadline reports on Stone’s project and his casting Joseph More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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Yahoo tried to protect ‘your information,’ Feds threatened $250K daily fine

The US government threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it refused to hand over user data to the National Security Agency, according to court documents unsealed on Thursday. In a blogpost, the company said More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 4th, 2014
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Germany arrests US double agent tied to NSA monitoring and leaking information

German authorities have arrested a German man in the BND, the country’s intelligence agency on suspicions of leaking information and spying for the US. Reuters noted in their July 4 article that two lawmakers More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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Edward Snowden and the NSA one year later

It’s important to reflect on the year that NSA monitoring of all Americans became public. Business Insider detailed a list of the facts we’ve learned from Edward Snowden and the subsequent leaked documents More...

By Robert On Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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New NSA chief, Adm. Michael Rogers, doesn’t think Edward Snowden working for Russians, unlike Mike Rogers

The new National Security Agency (NSA) head, Admiral Michael Rogers said he doesn’t think NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is or was working for the Russian FSB. Edward Snowden addressing audience at SXSW More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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Newt Gingrich says ‘major attack’ on US will convince millennials NSA monitoring is needed

donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich told NBC News on Sunday that if millennials ever experience a “major attack,” they will change their tune More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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Edward Snowden confirms NSA, other intel agencies can access your phone, even when it’s off

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden confirmed what many sources have stated: the NSA can not only listen to your cell phone call, they can actually access your phone even when it’s turned off. In an exclusive More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Edward Snowden questions Vladimir Putin on surveillance in Russia

During Vladimir Putin’s televised call-in show, one of the TV anchors interrupted viewers’ questions to air what she said was a “sensational video” for the Russian president: a message from More...

By Robert On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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Mike Rogers unable to provide evidence that Edward Snowden is under Russian influence

On January 19, 2014,  Republican congressman and chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Mike Rogers went on Meet the Press  and made the following statement: “Let me just say this, I believe there’s More...

By Robert On Monday, March 17th, 2014
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Ron Paul: ‘The hypocrisy of Sen. Feinstein is astounding’

Former Texas Congressman Ron Paul is looking at the latest revelations and reactions by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) concerning the CIA secretly searched Senate Intelligence Committee computers, in other words, More...

By Robert On Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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Bill Gates on Edward Snowden: ‘I certainly wouldn’t characterize him as a hero’

Microsoft co-founder and world’s richest man, Bill Gates, doesn’t look at National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower, Edward Snowden through the same glasses as fellow techie,  Apple co-founder Steve More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Jesse Ventura reaches over 1.3 million viewers in one month of ‘Off the Grid’

PRESS RELEASE: Jesse Ventura’s new online-only show “Off The Grid”— carried by Ora.tv and YouTube – has been broadcasting Tuesday through Friday for a full month. In one month’s time, “Off More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Obama administration to ramp up surveillance on federal employees to prevent another whistleblower

The Obama administration is ramping up their surveillance of federal employeers in an effort to prevent future Edward Snowden whistleblowers and prevent scandals involving the NSA. photo Charles Fettinger via Flickr U.S. More...


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