The only explanation for this latest revelation is that 60 million Spaniards were poised to launch a terrorist attack against us innocent Americans.
The very fact that we’re being observed by spies dramatically limits the trajectories we can take.
Irregular Times has been online during three different decades now. We saw the Internet begin as a nerdy curiosity, and then emerge into an awesome tool that empowered its users. Those days are over.
The draft bill revealed yesterday – but not yet introduced in the U.S. Senate – falls far below the standard set by the Surveillance State Repeal Act.
The NSA used its Internet spying tool PRISM, and another named BOUNDLESS INFORMANT to conduct a spying operation against ambassadors from India at the United Nations headquarters, which is within the borders of the USA.
For trust to be restored, what’s necessary is a categorical move to re-establish privacy rights. Americans need to see the Patriot Act and FISA Amendments Act completely repealed, and the NSA cut back down to the size it was at the end of the 20th century.
A Republican Congressman attends a classified briefing on NSA spying, and emerges declaring that Americans need more protection from Big Brother surveillance. Still, Congress is failing to take concrete action to deal with the NSA scandal. What can you do while D.C. dithers?
Barack Obama was elected President under a promise to restore respect for Americans’ constitutional rights, and to reform the FISA Amendments Act and Patriot Act, laws that had created an extreme surveillance state under George W. Bush’s Homeland Security mania. As President, Obama has broken
Hewlett Packard may have tools to protect corporate laptops from curious teenagers, but HP offers no protection from the unconstitutional, encryption-crushing Big Brother electronic surveillance programs of the NSA.
The International Spy Museum has demonstrated that it’s not willing to provide an honest representation of the profession of spying. I suppose, given the museum’s enthusiasm for lies, that we should not have expected better.
A new report details how the National Security Agency can access remarkable amounts of user data from smartphones. It’s not just email and telephone calls that the NSA can grab, but contact information, physical location, and even information from documents that are kept on the