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iPhone The Most Insecure Smartphone Against NSA Spying

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 phones but not transmitted.

Blackberry phones and Androids are vulnerable, [...]

Roll Call: Who In Congress Voted To Keep The NSA Spying On American Phone Calls?

Did Democratic Party members vote in 2008 and 2012 because they thought that Barack Obama would work with the Republican Party to prevent reform of George W. Bush’s unconstitutional electronic surveillance systems? President Obama seems to think so. [...]

FBI Made Up Terrorist Plots To Spy On Our Telephone Calls

The FBI asserts that its made up stories of fake terrorist plots were merely technical violations of the law, given that the bureau asserts the right to seize records of any telephone call at any time without any justification. [...]

Take Action: Call for Marriage Equality in Maine on Sept. 27

No matter where you live, if you would like to do your bit to help Maine in its effort to keep same-sex marriage legal this year, consider signing up to take a 2 hour shift placing phone calls to Mainers on Sunday, September 27. It’s my understanding from listening to the folks in the Vote [...]

Stymied Review of Google Voice

That telephone number is already being used by somebody else, someone who isn’t part of the Google Voice program at all. When I called my new number last night to test its function, my cell phone did not ring at all, and a woman living I don’t know where picked up at the other end of the line. [...]

Abuse of Spying Powers Targets Your Sexy Talk

The FISA Amendments Act is being used to keep government records on just what American wives are telling their American husbands about just what sexy things they’re going to do for them when the couples are reunited. [...]