Jeremy Hammond Sentenced To 10 Years, Notes Sabu And FBI Helped Him Hack Foreign Governments

By: Friday November 15, 2013 12:10 pm

Today internet hacktivist Jeremy Hammond was sentenced to 10 years in prison for violating the archaic Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the same law used against Aaron Swartz. In his statement Hammond claimed FBI informant Hector Xavier Monsegur a.k.a. “Sabu” assisted and encouraged the use of “zero day exploits” against various governments. The presiding judge, [...]

FBI ‘Accidentally’ Investigated Anti-War Site For Six Years

By: Thursday November 7, 2013 6:57 am

When Eric Garris, the managing editor of, sent an email to the FBI requesting help in dealing with threats to hack his website he probably didn’t realize he was going to become the subject of the investigation. But that is exactly what happened as the FBI mistakenly identified Garris’ email about his own site [...]

Indictment Reveals US Government Computers Hacked For Personnel Data

By: Monday October 28, 2013 8:30 am

Today in New Jersey, US Attorney Paul Fishman brought charges against a man for hacking into government computers in order to steal information on government employees. The man now arrested and indicted, Lauri Love, said the purpose of the hack and theft was to “disrupt the operations and infrastructure of the United States government.” Love [...]

FBI Pressuring Internet Providers To Allow Government Surveillance Software

By: Tuesday August 6, 2013 6:00 am

The FBI is pressuring Internet service providers to install software inside their networks to allow real-time government spying on users. The FBI claims real-time collection of information is suddenly necessary for the agency to do its job. Any resistance to the FBI’s demands for access is met with legal threats as the FBI claims the [...]

FBI Found Scientific Errors in 27 Death Penalty Convictions

By: Thursday July 18, 2013 9:54 am

So much for beyond a reasonable doubt. According to a new report by the FBI, the bureau’s forensic experts have made numerous┬ámistakes in linking evidence to defendants in death penalty cases. The report noted 27 instances of incorrect testimony that helped convict defendants in death penalty cases. An unprecedented federal review of old criminal cases [...]

FBI Had Informant In Wikileaks

By: Friday June 28, 2013 12:57 pm

It seems there has been more spying on members of the press by the U.S. government as Wired revealed that the FBI was paying an informant inside Wikileaks. Posing as a volunteer, Sigurdur Thordarson worked for Wikileaks while also giving information to the FBI. Thordarson was long time volunteer for WikiLeaks with direct access to [...]

FBI Director Says Drones Have Been Used in America

By: Wednesday June 19, 2013 9:21 am

Remember it’s not a police state because Washington elite hacks say it isn’t. We now have learned that not only is the government spying on American citizens’ phone calls, emails, and social media accounts, but that surveillance drones are also in use. The disclosure came by FBI Director Robert Mueller at a Senate hearing. The [...]

NSA Swaps Information On You With Private Companies For More Information On You

By: Friday June 14, 2013 8:35 am

Freedom isn’t free. The National Security Agency along with the CIA, FBI and other intelligence agencies of the U.S. government has been swapping information with private companies. In exchange for private companies giving the intelligence agencies information on their users, the private companies receive access to classified intelligence. The Corporate State indeed. Thousands of technology, [...]

NSA Chief To Testify Before Congress Today As FBI Expands Use Of Patriot Act

By: Wednesday June 12, 2013 8:19 am

The head of the National Security Agency General Keith Alexander will testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee today at 2 pm EST. The hearing was scheduled prior to the bombshell revelations published by the Guardian of NSA spying programs targeting American citizens. Army Gen. Keith Alexander, National Security Agency director and head of U.S. Cyber [...]

GOP’s Benghazi Obsession Giving Cover To Actual Scandals

By: Monday May 20, 2013 12:03 pm

The Republican Party, despite making its one salient point (politicizing intelligence during an election) long ago, simply refuses to let the Benghazi attack fade. Whether the motivation to continue comes from some vague hope in snagging Hillary Clinton in a 2016 attack ad worthy story or just a lingering fetish from the Bush years of [...]

Obama On The Verge Of Supporting End Of 4th Amendment On The Internet

By: Wednesday May 8, 2013 5:53 am

The FBI has long been searching for a way to bypass the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution which they have claimed makes their job difficult, increasingly so in the information age. Previously the FBI just broke the law and hoped it would not get caught, now the agency wants a patina of legality to [...]

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