Surveillance / Intrussion


New Edward Snowden Interview: History Of Intelligence Agencies And The Surveillance State

By Activist Post January 18, 2017   New Edward Snowden Interview: History Of Intelligence Agencies And The Surveillance State     On January 15th, acTVism Munich hosted a live video conference called “Freedom & Democracy – Global Issues in Context” which featured a live interview with Edward Snowden, among other notable activists, whistleblowers and experts […]

New Edward Snowden Interview: History Of Intelligence Agencies And The Surveillance State

US Government Can Legally Access Your Facebook Data — and Now We Know How

By Alice Salles The Anti-Media December 28, 2016   US Government Can Legally Access Your Facebook Data — and Now We Know How     The end of the year is approaching, and data concerning government abuses of power has begun pouring in. According to Facebook’s Global Government Requests Report, government’s requests for Facebook account data […]

US Government Can Legally Access Your Facebook Data — and Now We Know How

HTTPS Deployment Growing by Leaps and Bounds

HTTPS Deployment Growing by Leaps and Bounds

By Seth Schoen Electronic Frontier Foundation December 24, 2016   HTTPS Deployment Growing by Leaps and Bounds   This was a great year for adoption of HTTPS encryption for secure connections to websites. HTTPS is an essential technology for security and privacy on the Web, and we’ve long been asking sites to turn it on […]


U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution

By Derrick Broze Activist Post December 21, 2016   U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution     The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has released a damning new report on law enforcement’s growing use of ‘stingray’ cell phone surveillance tools.  On Monday, the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a new report that […]

U.S. House Oversight Committee: Stingray Surveillance Violates Constitution

Nothing Is Real: When Reality TV Programming Masquerades as Politics

Power to the People: John Lennon’s Legacy Lives On

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 6, 2016   Power to the People: John Lennon’s Legacy Lives On   “You gotta remember, establishment, it’s just a name for evil. The monster doesn’t care whether it kills all the students or whether there’s a revolution. It’s not thinking logically, it’s out of control.”—John Lennon […]


Starting Today, Feds Can Hack Millions of Devices with One Warrant

By  Shaun Bradley The Anti-Media December 1, 2016   Starting Today, Feds Can Hack Millions of Devices with One Warrant     On Thursday, December 1, a vital Supreme Court order is set to go into effect that dramatically expands the surveillance power of federal agents. The impending alteration to Rule 41 of the Federal […]

Starting Tomorrow, Feds Can Hack Millions of Devices with One Warrant

Snowden Helped Reduce Surveillance and Strengthen Resistance: Report

Snowden Helped Reduce Surveillance and Strengthen Resistance: Report

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams September 30, 2016   Snowden Helped Reduce Surveillance and Strengthen Resistance: Report Audit from the Department of Justice inspector general finds 2013 revelations attached ‘stigma’ to data collection requests     Government surveillance of civilians has declined in large part due to National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden‘s 2013 […]


What Lesson To Take From ‘Snowden’ Movie?

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute September 21, 2016   What Lesson To Take From ‘Snowden’ Movie?   The Oliver Stone film “Snowden” is predictably being nit-picked by the denizens of the establishment, nevertheless those with a better understanding of what it means to live in a free society are calling it an important opportunity for […]

What Lesson To Take From ‘Snowden’ Movie?

FBI Director Says He Covers His Webcam — and That You Should Too

FBI Director Says He Covers His Webcam — and That You Should Too

By Josie Wales The Anti-Media September 19, 2016   FBI Director Says He Covers His Webcam — and That You Should Too     FBI Director James Comey spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington earlier this week to discuss the importance of cybersecurity. During the discussion, Assistant Attorney General John Carlin […]


Secret Stingray Manuals Reveal How Spying Tools Leave ‘No Place to Hide’

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams September 13, 2016   Secret Stingray Manuals Reveal How Spying Tools Leave ‘No Place to Hide’ The Intercept publishes instruction manuals detailing how to build and use cell phone surveillance devices     The technology manufacturing company Harris Corporation has fought to keep the public from knowing about how its […]

Secret Stingray Manuals Reveal How Spying Tools Leave 'No Place to Hide'

The NSA Abroad: The UK Base that Makes US Targeted Killing Possible

The NSA Abroad: The UK Base that Makes US Targeted Killing Possible

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams September 6, 2016   The NSA Abroad: The UK Base that Makes US Targeted Killing Possible Newly revealed documents leaked by Edward Snowden and reported by the Intercept detail the inner workings of the NSA’s largest overseas base, Menwith Hill     In a damning exposé published Monday, The Intercept […]


Rights Advocates Slam Baltimore’s “Incomprehensible” Police Spying

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams August 25, 2016   Rights Advocates Slam Baltimore’s “Incomprehensible” Police Spying ‘The surveillance program itself is a privacy nightmare come to life and precisely what we have warned against for years,’ civil liberties group says     Revelations that Baltimore police are spying on residents from the air—which the department […]

Rights Advocates Slam Baltimore's "Incomprehensible" Police Spying