Surveillance / Intrussion


Exposed: Big Brother’s ‘Unique and Productive’ Relationship with AT&T

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams August 16, 2015   Exposed: Big Brother’s ‘Unique and Productive’ Relationship with AT&T “The NSA’s top-secret budget in 2013 for the AT&T partnership was more than twice that of the next-largest such program,” a New York Times and ProPublica investigation has revealed.     Newly disclosed National Security Agency documents show that […]

The NSA documents cite AT&T's "extreme willingness to help." (Mike Mozart/flickr/cc)

‘The Dream of Internet Freedom is Dying,’ Warns Top Civil Liberties Attorney

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams August 7, 2015   ‘The Dream of Internet Freedom is Dying,’ Warns Top Civil Liberties Attorney In keynote address to Black Hat security conference, Jennifer Granick tells experts: ‘We need to get ready to smash the Internet apart to make something better.’     “The dream of Internet freedom is… […]

Jennifer Granick, addressing security professionals at the annual Black Hat conference in Las Vegas on August 5, said "the Four Horsemen of the Infocalypse: terrorists, pedophiles, drug dealers, and money launderers" are allowing the government to push for even more regulation and control of the Internet. (Photo: Lily Hay Newman via Slate)

FT. MEADE, MD - UNDATED: (FILE PHOTO)    This undated photo provided by the National Security Agency (NSA) shows its headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland.

China’s Cyberspying Is ‘on a Scale No One Imagined’–if You Pretend NSA Doesn’t Exist

By Janine Jackson Fair.org August 4, 2015   China’s Cyberspying Is ‘on a Scale No One Imagined’–if You Pretend NSA Doesn’t Exist     Stories about cyberespionage–like the data theft at the US Office of Personal Management believed but not officially stated to have been carried out by China–are weird. For one thing, they include […]


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Transhumanist Candidate Wants “Brain Implants to Manage Violent Actions of Prisoners”… And Society

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com July 27, 2015   Transhumanist Candidate Wants “Brain Implants to Manage Violent Actions of Prisoners”… And Society     Maybe the solution to all crime is more surveillance and direct control over the minds of all prisoners, anyone marked with violent tendencies and ultimately everyone in society. That’s what one futurist […]