The sunsetting of the US Patriot Act was deliberate and was meant to render all contravening articles on the Net moot and academic. In its stead is the new USA Freedom Act that is advertised to reduce invasive surveillance of the state, and yet the actual gathering of metadata has not been curtailed, nor will it be even if we close down the NSA today. Continue reading Shadow NSA: Private Intelligence Contractors & NSAC
Something stunning took place earlier this week, and it quietly snuck by, unnoticed by anyone as the “all important” FOMC meeting was looming. That something could have been taken straight out of the playbook of either Cyprus, or Greece, or the USSR “evil empire”, or all three.
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