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Eye on the NSA

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Merkel Privacy

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Spy With My Eye

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Electronics on Flights

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee Criticizes Spy Agencies

The British architect of the World Wide Web called for a “full and frank public debate” on Internet surveillance by U.K. and U.S. spy agencies.

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Obama X-Ray Specs and Liberty

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Dear NSA

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How Is Brazil’s Spying Different From the NSA’s?

After Brazilian agents were discovered to have photographed American, Russian and other diplomats, Justice Minister Jose Eduardo Cardoso claimed these acts were nothing like U.S. spying.

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NSA Snake

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NSA and Privacy

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New Leaks Show NSA Spying on U.N., Climate Summit, Text Messaging

New York Times reporter Scott Shane discusses new ways the NSA is known to be “an electronic omnivore of staggering capabilities, eavesdropping and hacking its way around the world to strip governments and other targets of their secrets, all the while enforcing the utmost secrecy about its own operations.”

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Liberty-Octopus

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Huge Data Collection by the NSA

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NSA Shower

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U.S. is Listening

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Did Obama Lie?

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Email Surveillance

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Reining in the NSA

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In the Dark

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Intelligence

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Obama and Merkel

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Taming the Many-Eyed Monster

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Spy vs Allies

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NSA Concerns

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Surveiled

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Greenwald: U.S. Spying on Allies Shows ‘Institutional Obsession’

As a delegation of French and German lawmakers press in Washington for answers to allegations of U.S. spying in their home countries, the journalist who spearheaded reporting on the leaked documents that led to those disclosures comments on the NSA’s goal to “eliminate privacy worldwide.”

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I Spy

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All Ears

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Merkel’s Phone Tapped by U.S.

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Watch: Livestream of D.C. Protest Against Mass Surveillance

On the 12th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Patriot Act, a group of whistle-blowers, activists and politicians from across the political spectrum are participating in the “largest rally yet” against unchecked NSA spying.

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Lightbeam App Shows Who’s Spying Online

In an effort to help Internet users become aware of who is tracking their online activity and how, the team behind the Mozilla Firefox Web browser has introduced a downloadable add-on that detects websites that are using cookies to monitor users.

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Internet Spying and Europe

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GCHQ Tries to Keep Surveillance From the Public

Leaked memos show the U.K. intelligence agency has repeatedly warned internally that it fears “damaging public debate” about the nature and scale of its mass spying activities because it could lead to legal challenges that affect the program.

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Obama and NSA Listening in on the World

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Spying

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America’s Watchdog

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NSA Email Snooping

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Chips Ahoy Maker Wants to Spy on You

The company that owns Ritz, Nabisco and other snack brands wants to install grocery shelves that track the age and gender of passers-by; the NSA accesses Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s email; meanwhile, the stenographer who went on a Freemason-themed rant in Congress says God made her do it. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Snowden Receives Award, Speaks Against ‘Dragnet Mass Surveillance’

“Democracy Now!” spent an hour Monday with four whistle-blowers who traveled to Moscow to give Edward Snowden an award for Integrity in Intelligence. The occasion marks the first time in months the public has heard Snowden speak.

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Truthdiggers of the Week: Editors and Reporters of The Guardian

In an age of unprecedented antagonism toward the press, one newspaper headquartered in the heart of a former empire is making a spirited thrashing of the image and ambitions of some of the world’s proudest elites.

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1984

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NSA Agent Spied on Women for Years

Skeptical that government officials would use their privileges for perverse ends? The NSA’s internal watchdog revealed an employee was able to secretly intercept the phone calls of nine foreign women for six years without being detected by his managers.

Posted on Sep 29, 2013 READ MORE



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More Snowden Revelations Coming, Guardian Cryptography Analyst Says

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: understanding the deadly siege in Nairobi, this week’s big U.N. speeches through the prism of Arab public opinion, the First Amendment club for “official” journalists, and cryptography guru Bruce Schneier says Edward Snowden’s work isn’t done.

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More Snowden Revelations Coming, Guardian Cryptography Analyst Says

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: understanding the deadly siege in Nairobi, this week’s big U.N. speeches through the prism of Arab public opinion, the First Amendment club for “official” journalists, and cryptography guru Bruce Schneier says Edward Snowden’s work isn’t done.

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Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger on the Snowden Leaks

Three-and-a-half months after NSA leaker Edward Snowden brought the U.S. government’s massive spying operations to the public, “Democracy Now!” spends an hour Monday with Alan Rusbridger, editor-in-chief of The Guardian, the British newspaper that first reported the leaked documents.

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Destroying the Right to Be Left Alone

While in these last months the NSA has cast a long, dark shadow over American privacy, don’t for a second imagine that it’s the only government agency systematically and often secretly intruding on our lives. A remarkable traffic jam of local, state, and federal government authorities turn out to be exploiting technology to wriggle into the most intimate crevices of our lives.

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Letter to an Unknown Whistle-Blower

Dear Whistle-Blower: I don’t know who you are or what you do or how old you may be. I just know that you exist somewhere in our future as surely as does tomorrow or next year.

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Michael Hayden: Terrorists Love Gmail

While defending the legal basis for the NSA’s mass domestic data mining program, the former NSA and CIA director claimed Sunday that “Gmail is the preferred Internet service provider of terrorists worldwide,” adding: “I don’t think you’re going to see that in a Google commercial, but it’s free, it’s ubiquitous, so of course it is.”

Posted on Sep 15, 2013 READ MORE



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Intellectuals as Subjects and Objects of Violence

Intellectuals are out of place in a society that values only ideas that serve the interests of the market and the powerful and rich. Their chief alleged wrongdoing today is that they have revealed the illegalities, military abuses, sordid diplomacy and crimes committed by the United States government in the name of security.

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September 11 Revisited

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