Tag: NSA

Secret Court: FBI Warrantless Searches Were Illegal

Secret Court: FBI Warrantless Searches Were Illegal

Spencer Ackerman | The Daily Beast | Source URL A year ago, the U.S.’ surveillance court ruled that the FBI violated Americans’ privacy by broadly sifting through dragnets of intercepted communications. Some of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s warrantless searches through the National Security Agency’s enormous troves of communications data […]

Alarm as Trump Requests Permanent Reauthorization of NSA Mass Spying Program Exposed by Snowden

Alarm as Trump Requests Permanent Reauthorization of NSA Mass Spying Program Exposed by Snowden

“The White House is calling for reauthorization of a program that security agencies have used to spy on innocent people, violate their privacy, and chill free speech.” Jake Johnston | Common Dreams | Source URL Civil liberties groups and privacy advocates raised alarm Thursday after the Trump administration called on […]

With the Shutdown Over, The Government Can Go Back to Suppressing Your Rights

Brian Saady The Activist Post In a bipartisan manner, Congress recently passed the FISA Reauthorization Act of 2017. On January 19th, President Trump signed this bill into law. That bill extended the controversial Section 702 program that allows the NSA to conduct warrantless surveillance of non-U.S. citizens or residents. This […]

NSA Whistleblower William Binney: The Future of FREEDOM

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3owk7vEEOvs&w=600&h=450] A 36-year veteran of America’s Intelligence Community, William Binney resigned from his position as Director for Global Communications Intelligence (COMINT) at the National Security Agency (NSA) and blew the whistle, after discovering that his efforts to protect the privacy and security of Americans were being undermined by those […]