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“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 […]
Stranded NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden finally has a place to go. Venezuela has decided to offer him asylum, and an escape from the legal limbo which has left him stranded in a Moscow airport since last month. Snowden is wanted in the US on espionage charges for leaking details of America’s global spy program.
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 […]
Published on Aug 29, 2012 The filmmaker Laura Poitras profiles William Binney, a 32-year veteran of the National Security Agency who helped design a top-secret program he says is broadly collecting Americans’ personal data. Related Article: http://nyti.ms/STdGJz Watch more videos at http://nytimes.com/video Don’t forget about this report as well from 2012: “Government seeks to shutdown NSA wiretapping lawsuit” […]
Top secret PRISM program claims direct access to servers of firms including Google, Facebook and Apple
Shocking revelations of U.S. gov’t unwarranted domestic surveillance: The Guardian Reports: “The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top secret document obtained by the Guardian. The NSA access is part of a previously undisclosed program called PRISM, which allows them to collect material […]