Category Archives: Surveillance

When CIA & NSA Workers Blow the Whistle, Congress Plays Deaf

Do the committees that oversee the vast U.S. spying apparatus take intelligence community whistleblowers seriously? Do they earnestly investigate reports of waste, fraud, abuse, professional negligence, or crimes against the Constitution reported by employees or contractors working for agencies like the CIA or NSA? For the last 20 years, the answer has been a resounding “no.”

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CISA Quietly Passed by Congress thru Sleight of Hand

Christmas season is that time of the year when so-called non-profit organizations intensify their fund raising campaigns capitalizing on the prevailing spirit of giving, and your own government silently passes unpopular legislations while you are too busy haggling for some knick-knacks just in time for the family’s gift-giving ceremony.

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Snowden Celebrates ‘Broadly Influential’ Ruling Against NSA Dragnet

Reiterating his prior ruling which found the U.S. government’s surveillance of civilians’ telephone records to be unconstitutional—”Orwellian,” even—a federal judge on Monday ordered the National Security Agency to halt its bulk collection program.

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