Local Law Enforcement Using NSA Methods To Spy On Cellphones

By: Monday December 9, 2013 9:51 am

You are on the front lines of the War on Terror – you are the target. Local and state police are now using NSA type methods to suck up the public’s cell phone data according to USA Today. With new technologies provided either by the federal government or other vendors, local and state police are [...]

Polygraph Probe Leads To Spying On American Public At Large

By: Thursday November 14, 2013 6:00 am

The US government’s obsession with secrecy has once again ensnared innocent Americans. In a probe to discover untrustworthy federal workers the government ended up investigating people who had no connections to the government but had simply purchased books that were deemed suspicious. The books were on how to beat a polygraph test and the information [...]

Countries Turn To United Nations To Restrain NSA

By: Friday October 25, 2013 7:36 am

After news broke that the US government was monitoring the calls of at least 35 world leaders, many of whom were allies, the question of restraining US spying power became a pressing international issue. Aggrieved countries such as Brazil and Germany are now even turning to the United Nations to rein in the NSA. Both [...]

NSA’s XKeyscore Collects Everything User Does On The Internet

By: Wednesday July 31, 2013 7:42 am

Stand aside PRISM, here comes XKeyscore which collects “nearly everything a user does on the internet.” The XKeyscore program was revealed today by the Guardian and is part of the series of a stories based on the Edward Snowden leaks. A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts to search with no prior authorization [...]

NSA Scrambles To Stop Congress From Limiting Spying Powers Under Patriot Act

By: Wednesday July 24, 2013 5:55 am

All hell broke lose in Washington when, to the surprise of many, a bill to limit the NSA’s power to spy on Americans made it out of a House committee. The bill, known as the Amash Amendment for its cosponsor Representative Justin Amash, was attached to the defense spending bill. The law will limit the [...]

ACLU: Government Tracking All Cars

By: Wednesday July 17, 2013 9:18 am

According to the ACLU, instead of investigating crimes local and state police departments have created a tracking program for every car in the country. An automated system using scanners has been mindlessly collecting data on the driving habits of everyone. The data is then uploaded to police databases for greater access. Chances are, your local [...]

All U.S. Postal Service Mail Being Tracked For Law Enforcement

By: Thursday July 4, 2013 6:17 am

Don’t call it a Surveillance State. According to a report in the New York Times snail mail is also being tracked by a large indiscriminate spying program. Apparently all mail going through the U.S. postal service is logged for law enforcement. The Mail Isolation Control and Tracking program was created after the anthrax attacks in [...]

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 [...]

Credit Card Information Also Tracked By NSA

By: Friday June 7, 2013 5:23 am

Just as news that Verizon was handing over all its customers’ data to the government was being digested more news broke about government spying. NSA also obtains access to data from Internet service providers on Internet use such as data about email or website visits, several former officials said. NSA has established similar relationships with credit-card [...]

Homeland Security Shuts Down Bitcoin Use By Startup Company

By: Wednesday May 15, 2013 10:59 am

Thou shalt have no other gods before me. The State may have started the ball rolling on bringing an end to Bitcoins in America with Iowa based startup Dwolla. The virtual crypto-currency has been a thorn in the government’s side ever since the currency crossed the billion dollar mark. People have been operating businesses outside [...]

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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