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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 […]

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

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

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 […]


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

A Few Uncomfortable Truths You Won’t Hear from the 2016 Presidential Candidates

Just Another Brick in the Wall

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute August 24, 2016   Children of the American Police State: Just Another Brick in the Wall   We don’t need no education We don’t need no thought control No dark sarcasm in the classroom Teachers leave them kids alone… All in all it’s just another brick in the […]


Global Surveillance Industry Database Helps Track Big Brother Worldwide

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams August 3, 2016   Global Surveillance Industry Database Helps Track Big Brother Worldwide The US is a top exporter of invasive surveillance tools, according to Privacy International     Offering a groundbreaking glimpse of the global surveillance industry—the tools it employs, the extent of its reach, and the accountability it largely evades—human […]

Global Surveillance Industry Database Helps Track Big Brother Worldwide

Microwave Technology: The “GIFT” That Keeps Sharing – Your Information, That Is!

Microwave Technology: The “GIFT” That Keeps Sharing – Your Information, That Is!

By Catherine Frompovich Activist Post July 8, 2016     If everyone, who is so enthralled with technology, would wake up to what really is going on in cyberspace utilizing computer networks to surveil and undermine your personal space and rights, especially what’s going on with Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating platform, we could take back […]


A Week in the Life of the American Police State

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 22, 2016   “Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public purse.”—Adlai Stevenson, 23rd Vice President of the United States If you’ve been caught up in the circus that is the presidential election, you’ve likely missed the latest […]

A Few Uncomfortable Truths You Won’t Hear from the 2016 Presidential Candidates

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Orlando: The New 9/11?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 21, 2016   Last week America was rocked by the cold-blooded murder of 49 people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Unlike the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the Orlando shooter appears to be a lone gunman who, while claiming allegiance to ISIS, was not actually […]


Fascism: A Bipartisan Affliction

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 13, 2016 Fascism: A Bipartisan Affliction   If neoconservatives and progressives truly understood fascism, they would stop using the word as a smear term. That is because both groups, along with most political figures and commentators, embrace fascist ideas and policies. Fascism’s distinguishing characteristic is a “mixed economy.” […]

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Thanks to ‘War on Whistleblowers,’ US Ranks 41st on Press Freedom Index

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams April 21, 2016   Thanks to ‘War on Whistleblowers,’ US Ranks 41st on Press Freedom Index Reporters Without Borders’ annual rankings find US’s relative improvement “hides overall negative trends”     The U.S. ranks 41st out of 180 countries in Reporters Without Borders/Reporters Sans Frontières’ (RSF) 2016 press freedom index, […]

Thanks to 'War on Whistleblowers,' US Ranks 41st on Press Freedom Index

A Few Uncomfortable Truths You Won’t Hear from the 2016 Presidential Candidates

Saint or Sinner, Government Eyes Are Watching Every Move You Make

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute April 19, 2016   Saint or Sinner, Government Eyes Are Watching Every Move You Make     “The way things are supposed to work is that we’re supposed to know virtually everything about what [government officials] do: that’s why they’re called public servants. They’re supposed to know virtually […]


Microsoft Sues for Right to Tell You When Feds Access Your Email

By Nika Knight Common Dreams April 15, 2016   Microsoft Sues for Right to Tell You When Feds Access Your Email ‘The urgency for action is clear and growing’     Microsoft is suing the U.S. Department of Justice for the government’s “unconstitutional” gag orders that prevent the corporation from informing customers when federal agents access user […]

Microsoft Sues for Right to Tell You When Feds Access Your Email