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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...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Edward Snowden warns world to guard online info, governments ‘can kill you, jail you’

Former National Security analyist Edward Snowden, who leaked thousands of  secret documents, spoke publicly Monday for the first time since fleeing the United States.   Edward Snowden addressing audience More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
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Jesse Ventura says he’d pardon Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning

During the latest episode of Off the Grid, former Governor Jesse Ventura discusses one of his first actions if he were to run for President in 2016 and win. “Within the first week I would pardon Edward Snowden More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
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Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board declares bulk metadata telephony program illegal

PRESS RELEASE (Washington, DC) – An independent bipartisan agency within the Executive Branch has issued a landmark 238-page report that concludes the bulk metadata telephony program conducted by the National More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 20th, 2014
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President Obama pleases no one with NSA reform plans

President Barack Obama laid out a vision of modest changes for the National Security Agency in a speech that will likely please neither reformers nor agency defenders. In response to the leaked documents from Edward More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 17th, 2014
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NSA collects 200 million text messages daily, including locations and financial transactions

The NSA has been gathering nearly 200 million text messages a day from around the world, gathering data on people’s travel plans, contacts and credit card transactions, The Guardian reported on Thursday. Code-named More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 27th, 2013
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Glenn Greenwald compares defending Edward Snowden to MSNBC defending Obama

Glenn Greenwald on Thursday dismissed claims that he is an anti-American mouthpiece for NSA leaker Edward Snowden, calling such statements “ludicrous” and defending his reporting on the government’s expansive More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 23rd, 2013
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Susan Rice: NSA officials didn’t lie, they ‘inadvertantly made false representations’

National Security Advisor Susan Rice appeared on Sunday night’s 60 Minutes with Lesley Stahl and discussed the fallout from the Edward Snowden leaked documents. photo Fibonacci Blue via Flickr “Officials More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, December 22nd, 2013
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New documents show NSA surveillance program began in 2001

New documents declassified by the Director for National Intelligence, James Clapper, reveal how the NSA was first approved for “collecting bulk communication data in the hunt for Al-Qaeda terrorists after More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands linked to NSA program as ‘third party partner’ making 9 EU states total

Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands and several other EU countries were named among “third party partners” in the NSA-led global signal intelligence program, a new leak submitted by journalist Glenn Greenwald More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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Glenn Greenwald says the goal of the NSA program is ‘destroy privacy’ worldwide

The NSA’s ultimate goal is to destroy individual privacy worldwide, warned former Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, during an EU inquiry to discuss the NSA and their “ability to destroy privacy.” Greenwald, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Judge rules NSA program unconstitutional, no proof it stops terrorist attacks

A federal judge has ruled Monday that the National Security Agency program which collects information on nearly all telephone calls made to, from or within the United States is likely to be unconstitutional.   U.S. More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Recommended NSA Overhaul: Civilian leadership replaces military, tighter standards to get phone records from companies

President Obama’s task force has put forth their recommendations to overhaul the NSA surveillance program in the wake of Edward Snowden’s public revelations. The Wall Street Journal was given a preview of the More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 5th, 2013
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NSA collects 5 billion cell phone locations daily, tracking movements and relationships

The National Security Agency is gathering approximately 5 billion records a day on the location of cellphones around the world, according to top-secret documents and interviews with U.S. intelligence officials, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 8th, 2013
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Edward Snowden lied and ‘asked’ NSA colleagues for login passwords to gain access to more classified data

Former NSA analyst Edward Snowden is under attack again after new reports that he approached 25 co-workers to give him login keys and passwords to give him access to classified material. Edward Snowden doesn’t More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
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LA Times calls for end to NSA metadata program, ‘End it don’t mend it’

Edward Snowden’s defection to Russia and outing of NSA monitoring details has renewed the conversations and debates surrounding the government monitoring and tracking to protect Americans. Noting that the issue More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 1st, 2013
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NSA tapped into Google, Yahoo accounts worldwide, according to Edward Snowden leaked documents

The National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, according to documents obtained from former NSA contractor Edward More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 28th, 2013
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White House reportedly stops monitoring world leaders, President Obama ‘unaware’ of tracking

The Obama administration has been deflecting attacks from world leaders after the news of the NSA tapping the phones and monitoring top world figures around the globe. photo Donkeyhotey [email protected] The More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 17th, 2013
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‘Lost’ star, Evangeline Lilly produces and hosts new NSA video

Award winning actress, Evangeline Lilly narrates and executive produces a new video on the National Security Agency (NSA), which was released  yesterday, according to Fight for the Future and Demand Progress. NSA More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
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NSA collecting data from address books and IM accounts worldwide

The National Security Agency is collecting information from email address books and instant messaging accounts around the world, including many belonging to Americans, the Washington Post reports. What is the NSA More...


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