“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.
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.
The federal government is uniquely positioned to create a centralized repository of all drivers’ movements across the country — and the DEA seems to be moving toward doing just that.
The implications of this pro-privacy ruling at a time of the exposure of a vast government surveillance regime centered at the NSA are obvious.
So as Obama grows fierce over phone records, ask yourself: are we talking about the right reforms here? Maybe we're missing the larger point.
The Invisible World of Software Backdoors and Bounty Hunters
Lawmakers must understand that we will no longer tolerate a surveillance state. An online protest on 11 February is a first step.
“Either the NSA is really trying to comply with the court’s orders and is incapable of doing so or they’re not really trying to comply. Neither of those explanations is particularly comforting.”