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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
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NSA surveillance, FISA court making judgments in underground hearings

Senate Intelligence Committee, FISA courts and NSA surveillance decisions appear to be made deep below the Capitol Visitors Center says a Washington Post article. Detailing the hearings by U.S. District Court Judge More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 24th, 2013
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NSA Whisteblower Edward Snowden on the run, but not on Moscow flight to Cuba

Former CIA analyst whose leaks on NSA surveillance have caused global controversy expected to seek asylum in Ecuador after stopping off in Cuba. Edward Snowden allegedly booked a flight to Havana, but the authorities More...

By Robert On Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
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Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong, seeks asylum in Ecuador

Just two days after the US government filed espionage charges against the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and reports say authorities have requested that Hong Kong detain him for extradition, Snowden has More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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The New Yorker cover features NSA surveillance jab with Uncle Sam becoming a ‘peeping Tom’

The latest cover of the New Yorker took a jab at the Obama administration over its recent scandals, especially the NSA surveillance program. The illustrated cover shows a giant Uncle Sam looking into a woman’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
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Democrats, Republicans unite as Dianne Feinstein says No Senate hearing on NSA surveillance anytime soon

While the House of Representatives will hold a rare open intelligence hearing specifically devoted to the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs of data-mining phone records and Internet use, a similar More...

By Robert On Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
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Neoconservative writer, Max Boot, says ‘the Guardian and Washington Post are compromising our national security’

Senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and Commentary columnist, Max Boot said in a LA Times column, “Stay calm and let the NSA carry on”, Boot suggests the “current kerfuffle” More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
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NSA spying on Americans detailed in 2008: listening in on journalists, soldiers and ‘phone sex’

Despite pledges by President George W. Bush, President Obama and American intelligence officials to the contrary, hundreds of US citizens overseas have been eavesdropped on. An ABC report from 2008 detailed how More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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Michigan Rep Mike Rogers says Glenn Greenwald ‘doesn’t have a clue’ and NSA leaker is ‘dangerous’

On Sunday’s broadcast of ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” Michigan Republican Rep. Mike Rogers, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, took a shot at Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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Keith Ellison, Minnesota Dem: Congress knows ‘almost nothing’ about Prism, NSA, and spy program

Minnesota Democrat Keith Ellison discussed the NSA program, responding to comments made by the President during his appearance Sunday on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” Obama has pointed out that Congress More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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NY Times columnist Paul Krugman says NSA program pushes US to kind of ‘authoritarian’ state

NY Times columnist and economist Paul Krugman discussed the NSA surveillance Sunday on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” Photo/donkeyhotey.wordpress.com “There was a really good article written More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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NSA has two massive facilities, worth over $2.5 billion, millions of square feet, expanding to house data

The personal data and private online conversations that the National Security Administration is accused of mining could be stashed in a one million square-foot, $1.9 billion facility in the Utah Valley or the $860 More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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Peter King says NSA leaker, Edward Snowden is ‘dangerous’ and ‘should be prosecuted’

The ex-CIA employee who admitted Sunday to leaking top secret information about America’s surveillance programs is a “defector” who could still pose risks to U.S. assets overseas, Rep. Peter King More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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NSA Leaker, Edward Snowden, comes forward saying ‘I have done nothing wrong’

The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA and current employee of the defence contractor Booz More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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John McCain defends NSA and FISA programs, evokes 9/11 and says terrorism is ‘getting worse’

Arizona Senator and former GOP Presidential candidate John McCain said Sunday the threat of terrorism in the United States “is getting worse,” and this validates the government’s controversial monitoring of More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 8th, 2013
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DHS Source says surveillance is going after whistleblowers, leakers, media sources and involves both parties

The news that the NSA is monitoring Verizon, multiple Internet and communication sources is just the latest scandal to hit Washington. While the Intelligence head is providing some damage control, a DHS “insider” More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 8th, 2013
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James Clapper, US Intelligence head, points to ‘rush to publish’ on spy program, details sone PRISM and FISA rules

America’s top intelligence official is declassifying some details about the surveillance program in response to the backlash against the US government is monitoring internet and phone activity grows. photo More...

By Judy Aron On Friday, June 7th, 2013
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Surveillance Nation

Fourth Amendment – Totally trashed. So now it has been revealed how the US government is spying on American citizens… using phone records, social media, the Internet and a whole host of other means. President More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 7th, 2013
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NSA not just monitoring Verizon, over 3 billion US calls monitored daily on all US citizens

Former employees of the National Security Agency say the publishing of a court order asking Verizon to hand over all its phone calling records for a three-month period opens a new window on an operation that has More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 3rd, 2010
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This is ‘Why’ Big Brother is ‘watching’ – for now as facial mapping online

The woman was seen at Sainsbury’s in Edinburgh’s Stockbridge The BBC reports that police may have found a missing woman using CCTV: “Betty Brown, 55, from Gorgie, was last seen getting off a number More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 1st, 2007
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Barack Obama promises ‘No more tracking citizens,’ or ‘letters to spy on citizens’

Illinois Senator Barack Obama, a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, gave this August 2007 speech at the Woodrow Wilson International Center. Thank you Lee, for hosting me here at the Wilson Center, More...


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