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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.

On September 21, the Department of Homeland Security tested a new facial recognition system at the 6,000 seat Toyota Center in Kennewick, Washington, during the season home opener of the Tri-City Americans, a junior hockey team in the Western Hockey League.

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.

Despite placing all Americans under constant surveillance, the federal government has failed to deliver the security it promised in exchange for liberty.

A new Texas law restricting drone use leaves exemptions for military and law-enforcement drones.

On Tuesday the U.S. government's secret surveillance court declassified and released a decision defending the practice of the National Security Agency in collecting billions of phone call records every day. 

As ObamaCare moves closer to full implementation, glaring privacy concerns are coming to light, as new rules, regulations, and penalties invade Americans’ personal lives. The latest controversy to haunt President Obama’s healthcare reform law is a requirement that physicians ask intimate questions about patients’ sexual history.

What happens in Vegas will be recorded by cameras provided by the Department of Homeland Security.

According to a report in the German magazine Der Spiegel, specialized teams of NSA agents have developed the capability of cracking all smartphones.

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.

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