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.”
When accusations of spying on Americans were first leveled at the NSA, the government claimed there was no illicit spying. Then it had to backtrack again and again.
According to a report in the German magazine Der Spiegel, specialized teams of NSA agents have developed the capability of cracking all smartphones.
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is hearing arguments on the Federal Communications Commission’s Internet access rules that prohibit cable and telecom carriers from blocking websites, even those that compete with their own Internet businesses.
In a 2011 FISC decision, restrictions of the power of the NSA to conduct warrantless surveillance of Americans were removed at the behest of the Obama administration.
Despite incessant claims from the Obama administration and lawless-government apologists, newly unveiled official documents show that spying on Americans’ phone records goes way beyond supposed “national security” concerns and the NSA programs leaked by Edward Snowden.
President Obama names several D.C. insiders to the surveillance review board after saying he wouldn't.
Many of the nation's largest Internet and telecommunication companies are participating with the NSA in the surveillance of innocent Americans.
The National Rifle Association has filed an amicus brief in support of the ACLU's lawsuit challenging the NSA's surveillance program.
The revelations of government surveillance also show Facebook and Google not only complied with the program but disregarded the privacy of their own users.