Tag archive for ‘NSA spying Americans’
By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

NSA data center in Utah experiencing electrical surges like a ‘flash of lighting’ resulting in 10 meltdowns

The National Security Agency’s massive Utah Data Center has reportedly been suffering from technology meltdowns for months, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Ten meltdowns have occurred in the last 13 More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 27th, 2013

NSA data center in Utah may be up and running

No expects a ribbon cutting ceremony or a parade across the sand in Utah, but conflicting reports from the NSA have led to a report by the Salt Lake Tribune that the Utah data center may already be up and running. photo More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Senate bill moves ahead to end NSA monitoring practices and make FISA decisions more public

The National Security Agency monitoring United States citizens and allies now face a bipartisan group of senators who are in unveiling legislation that would end the collection of millions of Americans’ phone More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 16th, 2013

NSA monitoring VISA, SWIFT transactions for ‘Follow the money,’ FTM, branch and database ‘Tracfin’

The NSA has been widely monitoring international banking and credit card transactions, a new report says referencing Edward Snowden’s leak. The agency targeted Visa customers and global financial service SWIFT More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 19th, 2013
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Peter King attacks Rand Paul on NSA saying it’s a scandal when government uses information to ‘hurt people’

Republican Congressman Peter King slammed Republican Senator Rand Paul over his comments on the National Security Agency (NSA) Sunday morning, moments after Paul appeared on the network calling for an external investigation More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 15th, 2013
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Oliver Stone calls President Obama a ‘snake’ over NSA, says ‘we have to turn on him’

Film director Oliver Stone, who has made no secret of his liberal political views, called President Barack Obama a “snake” for his role in National Security Agency spying programs. “Obama is a snake,” Stone More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 8th, 2013

NSA surveillance of email and text message broader than acknowledged, ACLU calls it a ‘dragnet’

The National Security Agency is searching the contents of Americans’ e-mail and text communications into and out of the country, hunting for people who mention information about foreigners under surveillance, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 1st, 2013

NSA program XKeyscore enables widespread surveillance through everything a user does on the Internet

The National Security Agency is operating a massive database system that allows analysts to comb through individuals’ emails, chats and Internet browsing histories at will, according to a new report from The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
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Federal government demanding passwords and encryption algorithms from Internet companies

The federal government has demanded that major internet companies turn over users’ stored passwords, two sources told the tech website CNet. photo Charles Fettinger via Flickr “If the government is able to determine More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 26th, 2013

Michele Bachmann misrepresents NSA surveillance, targeting critics and their ‘false narrative’

Michele Bachmann spoke before the House of Representatives just prior to the vote on defunding the NSA surveillance program. Minnesota Rep. Michelle BachmannImage/Video Screen Shot Bachmann misrepresents to data More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 26th, 2013

President Obama’s ‘phony scandals’ comment targeted by critics

With his job-approval numbers plummeting, President Obama is trying to reclaim the advantage in Washington by convincing the public that congressional Republicans are obsessed with “phony” scandals such as Benghazi More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 26th, 2013

House vote on defunding NSA surveillance program falls short

The House voted down an amendment Wednesday to its version of the Department of Defense’s 2014 budget that would have banned funding to NSA surveillance programs such as PRISM by a slim 12 vote margin. The amendment, More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Edward Snowden is learning Russian and reading ‘Crime and Punishment’ as he awaits word on his asylum request

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, who fled to Moscow’s airport June 23, has the goal of staying in Russia for the near future and learn the country’s culture and language, his lawyer More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 12th, 2013

Edward Snowden seeks asylum in Russia, maintains he has ‘no regrets’

Edward Snowden announced Friday that he is submitting a request for political asylum in Russia, where he has been stranded at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport since June 23. The former NSA contractor said in a meeting More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, July 5th, 2013

Protesters gather to protest NSA data center in Utah

Privacy advocates and self-described patriots came together on the 4th of July to denounce a government they believe is unconstitutionally spying on its own people. The rally was in response to NSA surveillance More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Post Office computers are taking pictures of your mail

On the heels of the Edward Snowden National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance leaks, another government surveillance program is being revealed to a citizenry who likely didn’t know this was happening. Public More...

By Robert On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
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Edward Snowden requests asylum in 20 countries, Amnesty International calls US actions to prevent asylum ‘deplorable’

NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden is still seeking some country to receive him as he awaits in the transit area of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport. Image/CIA After asylum requests to Iceland, More...

By Robert On Monday, July 1st, 2013

Ron Paul warns of the dangers of E-verify

E-verify… The  “security” measure  highly touted by Senators like John McCain and others involved in the recently passed immigration bill in the Senate is defined by the US Citizenship and Immigration More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 1st, 2013

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden passport revoked, Wikileaks founder says it’s a ‘disgrace’

The former National Security Agency contractor who disclosed a highly classified surveillance program has had his U.S. passport revoked, but may do little other than strand the man in Russia. Wikileaks founder Julian More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Retired Marine Gen James ‘Hoss’ Cartwright being investigated by DOJ as ‘leaker’ of classified information

Retired Marine Gen. James “Hoss” Cartwright became the target of US Justice Department’s criminal investigation into a leak of classified information, NBC News reported on Friday. NBC reported citing More...

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