Judicial Watch Sues IRS For Records on Tea Party Audits

By Judicial Watch April 15, 2015 Below is a press release, dated April 14, 2015, from regarding a lawsuit filed against the Internal Revenue Service requesting records relating to the auditing process of Tea Party related groups. (H/T Randy) ###   Judicial Watch Sues Internal Revenue Service For Records on Tea Party Audits APRIL 14, […]

White House office to delete its Freedom of Information (FOIA) regulations

By Against Crony Capitalism March 17, 2015   White House office to delete its Freedom of Information (FOIA) regulations     Well why not? They are just making it official. Obama and Bush (toward the end of the Bush presidency) didn’t adhere to the regs anyway. So the White House just decided to “delete” them. […]


NSA Says It Can’t Search Its Own Emails

Source: By Justin Elliott ProPublica, July 23, 2013, 12:39 p.m.   NSA Says It Can’t Search Its Own Emails     The NSA is a “supercomputing powerhouse” with machines so powerful their speed is measured in thousands of trillions of operations per second. The agency turns its giant machine brains to the task of […]

MIT Moves to Block the Release of the Aaron Swartz Files

Source: By Michael Krieger MIT Moves to Block the Release of the Aaron Swartz Files   Unfortunately, this is just further proof that most of our celebrated institutions, including prestigious palaces of “higher learning,” are nothing more than apologists and gatekeepers for plutocratic power. It was only a little less than two weeks ago […]

Good News: Judge Orders U.S. to Release Aaron Swartz’s Secret Service File

Source: By Michael Krieger Good News: Judge Orders U.S. to Release Aaron Swartz’s Secret Service File     What is so disturbing about this aspect of the Aaron Swartz tragedy is the fact that the Secret Service had thousands of pages on Aaron Swartz to begin with.  Considering he was known to all as […]

FBI sued over secretive facial recognition program

Source: FBI sued over secretive facial recognition program     Soon the FBI will be done building a database containing the photographs, fingerprints and other biometric data for millions of Americans, but the agency has been far from forthcoming with the details. A new lawsuit filed this week aims to change that. The Electronic […]

Gun Printing: James Corbett Reports

Produced and uploaded by:    NextNewsNetwork       Gary Franchi interviews James Corbett connecting from Japan on Next News Network on various topics including the future of 3D printing, intellectual property, free speech, upcoming government regulations, local drone surveillance and much more.

Texas Schools to Begin Tracking Students With IDs Embedded with RFID Chips

Source: By Madison Ruppert In an attempt to get more money from the state, a middle school and high school in Texas are implementing a program in which student IDs will be outfitted with radio-frequency identification (RFID) chips in order to track their movements around school. If you’re unfamiliar with this technology, a great […]

The House Passes CISPA with a vote of 248 to 168

By Alex Wilhelm CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, has just passed the House by a vote of 248 to 168. The vote was largely along partisan lines, with some leaking. The bill attracted several amendements along the way to passage today, including measures from Rogers concerning the Freedom of Information Act, and the Quayle amendment that dictated […]

Government can’t keep up with information requests

Source: By RICHARD LARDNER and TED BRIDIS, AP WASHINGTON — The Obama administration couldn’t keep pace with the increasing number of people asking for copies of government documents, emails, photographs and more under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis of the latest federal data by The Associated Press. Federal […]

FEMA Follows DHS In Monitoring News Coverage Of Its Activities 24/7

Source: (PRISON PLANET)    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has followed in the footsteps of the DHS in looking to hire a private contractor that will monitor news coverage of the agency’s activities on a 24/7 basis. “FEMA is planning to award a 100% small business set-aside contract to a media monitoring firm […]

FBI Latest Government Agency to Target Social Media

Uploaded by GlobalResearchTV on Feb 18, 2012 The US Federal Bureau of Investigation posted a Request for Information last month calling on IT companies to demonstrate their ability to design software for monitoring, mapping and analyzing social media. Find out more about the history of government spying and propaganda through social media on this week’s […]

Homeland Security monitoring web for anti-government sentiment and signs of social unrest

Source: by: J. D. Heyes How out-of-hand has the “war on terror” become? So much so that now, the Department of Homeland Security has taken to monitoring social media Web sites trolling for would-be terrorists, as if the world’s most dangerous killers were Tweeting their plans. Only, DHS isn’t just trolling for terrorists by […]