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Nine out of every 10 records in a sample of NSA surveillance data came from unrelated account holders — many of which were U.S. citizens. “In the Post’s analysis, “nearly half” of the files contained details that the NSA had marked as belonging to US citizens or residents, which the agency masked, or “minimized,” to protect […]
A New York Times report says Chinese hackers accessed databases in the Office of Personnel Management, where sensitive employee data is stored. Read more here.
NSA: U.S. ambassador summoned to French foreign ministry, U.S. Pres. Obama Calls French Pres. Hollande
The French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, says he has summoned the US ambassador to the Quai d’Orsay after allegations published in Le Monde that the NSA spied on French citizens. The documents published by the French newspaper in collaboration with Glenn Greenwald and thought to be from Edward Snowden allege that the NSA recorded 70m […]
“In just three years, Americans have dramatically shifted their views on how they feel about the Obama administration’s efforts to prevent another terrorist attack, and now almost half say the government is intruding on civil liberties for the sake of national security, a new poll shows.”* Cenk Uygur breaks it down: Read more from Allison […]
Restore the Fourth is a day of protest on July 4th calling for the protection of the US Constitution’s Fourth Amendment. Visit Restore the Fourth’s website to locate a protest near you. The movement started on Reddit and spread via 4Chan and Mozilla. Restore the Fourth will show that Americans won’t tolerate unaccountable government agencies […]
Edward Snowden, the source behind the Guardian’s NSA files talks to Glenn Greenwald in Hong Kong. Snowden released details about the NSA PRISM domestic surveillance program. Guardian Reports: The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA and current employee of the […]