Collection of millions of Americans’ phone records is ruled unlawful; landmark decision by appeals court clears way for full challenge against NSA.
The USA Freedom Act is like a surgeon talking about taking a small tumor off of a much larger one. Would you recommend against such surgery, if that was the only one the surgeon was even willing to contemplate?
“This is what journalism looks like, provided by one of the greatest reporters of our times.” (Robert McChesney) - A lively conversation about Scheer's new book.
The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (Cisa) -- the downright awful “cybersecurity” bill passed by the Senate Intelligence Committee last week in complete secrecy -- is little more than an excuse to conduct more surveillance.
Every day that the bulk phone records collection program continues, there’s a little less liberty and a little less privacy in America.
Let’s not be fooled: These proposed “cybersecurity” measures are about surveillance, not security. We’re not going to become more secure simply by letting the FBI and NSA spy on everything.
Every time you email someone overseas, the NSA copies and searches your message. It makes no difference if you or the person you're communicating with has done anything wrong.
Now we will have a chance to force the government into potentially gutting key provisions of the Bush-era Patriot Act.
Is a party that purports to favor constitutional conservatism and limited government going to ratify mass surveillance that makes a mockery of the Fourth Amendment?