Is it really possible that the President of the United States knows as little about what his administration is doing as his defenders claim? That no one tells him anything about what’s going on until he reads it in the papers?
At a hearing before the House Intelligence Committee, chairman Mike Rogers threw softballs to NSA chief General Keith Alexander.
The Fifth Estate is more like a documentary — without the context or the strict adherence to documentable facts — than it is an dramatization.
The National Security Agency is collecting over 250 million e-mail address books and instant-messaging contact lists a year, many from Americans.
Opening of the highly controversial National Security Agency (NSA) data center in Utah has been delayed after major electrical problems at the facility led to a series of explosions and fires, according to news reports. Official documents suggest there have been at least ten power surges over the last year, each one costing taxpayers up to $100,000. Still, the problems are apparently not even properly understood yet, let alone close to being fixed.
NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander admitted that the Obama administration has been using misleading statistics to convince Americans that the NSA has successfully foiled numerous terrorist plots.
A bipartisan group of U.S senators has introduced legislation to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone call records and electronic communications.
While some Americans have claimed U.S. government surveillance of Americans is innocuous, others have equated it with the infamous East German Stasi. Actually, it’s worse.
China continues to ramp up its censorship of the Internet with the arrest of a 16-year-old teenager for what the state deems to be “rumors” and “slander.”