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#TakeCTLR: US cities, activists rise against police surveillance

Eleven cities across the US have partnered with 13 organizations to push for community control over...
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Video: Wayne Madsen “New PM Theresa May Is Big Mother! The Queen Of Surveillance!”

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Video: Is Hillary Clinton’s Criticism of Edward Snowden a Distraction from Real Issue of...

http://democracynow.org - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said Edward Snowden "stole very important information that has unfortunately ... Via Youtube

Is Hillary Clinton's Criticism of Edward Snowden a Distraction From Real Issue of Surveillance?

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said Edward Snowden "stole very important information that has unfortunately fallen into a lot of the...

Drone swarms for combat & surveillance ops top Britain’s military wishlist

Britain’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has launched a competition to see who can come up...

Word Games: What the NSA Means by "Targeted" Surveillance Under Section 702

We all know that the NSA uses word games to hide and downplay its activities. Words like "collect," "conversations," "communications," and even "surveillance" have...
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Video: Baltimore Police Defend Secret Surveillance Program

Officials would not say why a private company using a plane to track city residents was hired and funded outside public purview Visit http://therealnews.com...

Running a 'fever': FBI and police Stingray surveillance partnership revealed in docs

New documents show how Oakland police and the FBI collaborated in their use of surveillance devices...

UK defense contractor BAE selling surveillance gear to Emirates – report

The Danish subsidiary of a British defense contractor is selling surveillance gear to the United...

Smashed or stolen? Banksy ‘Spy Booth’ mural satirizing govt. surveillance removed (PHOTO, VIDEO)

A famous Banksy artwork that depicted illegal British government spying has been mysteriously removed from...

UK surveillance powers have gone ‘further than any other Western democracy’ – MP

Britain has gone “further than any other Western democracy” in its expansion of surveillance powers and its ability to collect bulk data without justifiable...

Surveillance Isn't Colorblind

During the 1960s, the FBI and NSA followed, wiretapped, and bugged Martin Luther King Jr. -- all under the veil of proper...

Surveillance Isn’t Colorblind

Rapidly developing technology exposes communities of color to near-constant surveillance and over-policing During the 1960s, the FBI and NSA followed, wiretapped, and bugged Martin Luther...

Surveillance Isn’t Colorblind

During the 1960s, the FBI and NSA followed, wiretapped, and bugged Martin Luther King Jr. — all under the veil of proper legal process....

Mass Surveillance Isn’t Colorblind

(Photo: ‘Pong / Flickr) During the 1960s, the FBI and NSA followed, wiretapped, and bugged Martin Luther King Jr. — all under the veil of...

FBI releases 18 hours of surveillance footage from Freddie Gray protests

The FBI has released spy footage taken during the Baltimore 2015 protests honoring Freddie Gray, who...

Firms peddling surveillance tech to spy on public exposed in new database

Corporations that develop technology used to spy on citizens are being added to a new searchable database compiled by human rights NGO Privacy International...
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Video: ‘Targeted surveillance might be way forward instead of tsunami style we have now’

Insight in the recent shootings in the US, RT is joined by former MI5 agent and intelligence expert Annie Machon. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe...

Spies targeted 20 VIPs in ‘unjustified’ surveillance operations

British security services spied on high-profile figures in operations that were not justified, according to...

‘Surveillance capitalism, robot totalitarianism’: Oliver Stone lashes out at Pokemon Go

Director Oliver Stone used a presentation of his upcoming film about Edward Snowden as an opportunity...
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Video: RAW: Russia’s first 3D-printed surveillance drone on display

A 3D-printed surveillance drone, already successfully flight-tested, weighing a mere four kilograms and with a range of 50 kilometers, has been presented at the...

Mass surveillance, deportations & nuclear weapons: What to expect from UK’s new PM

Theresa May will replace David Cameron as Britain’s prime minister on Wednesday. What do we...

Smartphone Users Are Paying for Their Own Surveillance

by William A. Blunden / June 22nd, 2016 Truthout.org: In the movie Sneakers, a motley gang of security experts chase after a little black box...

Spies could hack entire towns under new surveillance bill

Spies will be empowered to hack the electronic devices of entire towns under the government’s...

Smartphone Users Are Paying for Their Own Surveillance

(Photo: Melissa BARRA) In the movie Sneakers, a motley gang of security experts chase after a little black box that can crack any form of...
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Video: NYPD Surveillance Unveiled: City Claims to Lose Docs on 1960s Radicals, Then Finds...

http://democracynow.org - There has been a major break in the decade-long fight to unveil records related to the New York City Police Department's surveillance...

Mass surveillance bill ‘not incompatible’ with privacy rights – MPs

Bulk data collection sanctioned under Home Secretary Theresa May’s Investigatory Powers Bill is not “inherently...

Cuts made to aerial surveillance of English Channel at height of migrant crisis  

Home Secretary Theresa May cancelled round-the-clock aerial monitoring of the English Channel to save money...

‘Hatchet to liberty’: New senate bill expands FBI’s warrantless surveillance powers

The Senate Intelligence Committee has overwhelmingly voted for a new – as yet secret – bill...

Did Snowden’s mass surveillance leaks have a chilling effect on political activists?

A new report examines how political activists have responded to the knowledge they are under...
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Video: Going stealth: ‘Anti-surveillance’ coat & bag to get rid of hackers & spies

Video by RT Play project. Watch more on RT Play Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RTvids/ Dutch designers Leon Baauw and Marcha Schagen have ... Via Youtube
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Video: Robert McChesney: Facebook’s Monopoly & Surveillance Antithetical to Free Press and a Free...

http://democracynow.org - On Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with top conservative media figures, including Glenn Beck, Dana Perino and ... Via Youtube

Hidden Mics as Part of Government Surveillance Program

Provided by the NSA, courtesy of former employee Edward Snowden In another example of multi-dimensional clash among the Fourth Amendment, privacy, technology and the surveillance...

‘Dangerous expansion’: Senate challenges government surveillance powers with new bill

Senators Ron Wyden and Rand Paul will introduce a bill this week to halt implementation of...

Federal Agents Exposed For Planting Surveillance Microphones in Public

It seems that every rock overturned reveals a new depth to government spying on its own citizens – in this case, literally. Major cities have...
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Video: ‘Security Bogeyman’: Putin’s face used in campaign against new UK surveillance law

Vladimir Putin is eyeing up London – quite literally. The Russian president's face has been appearing on posters and billboards all over the British...

In Hearing on Internet Surveillance, Nobody Knows How Many Impacted in Data Collection

The Senate Judiciary Committee held an open hearing Tuesday on the FISA Amendments Act, the law that ostensibly authorizes the digital surveillance of hundreds...

Chicken wings robbery exposes secret surveillance tool of US police

To catch a chicken wings thief, Maryland police employed one of their most secretive, high-tech tools:...

US spy court approved all 1,457 govt surveillance orders in 2015 – report

A secretive court that authorizes applications made by the US government for approval of electronic surveillance...

Brits blindly walking into Orwellian surveillance state, survey suggests

Britain is sleep-walking into an Orwellian surveillance state, with most of its citizens unaware of...

DOJ faces legal fight with EFF over US govt ‘secret’ surveillance requests

A digital rights group is suing the US Justice Department over secret court orders it suspects...

L.A. Activists Want to Bring Surveillance Conversation Down to Earth

Government surveillance is not an abstract thing, says Hamid Khan, coordinator for the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition. For the communities Khan works with in Los Angeles...

Enforcing UK surveillance powers may cost over £1bn, 7 times original estimate

Online surveillance on the scale proposed in the UK government’s Investigatory Powers Bill could end...

Chelsea Manning reveals anti-whistleblower ‘insider threat’ surveillance program

The US government uses an “insider threat” task force that has effectively placed thousands of its...

UK bill hands vast surveillance powers to police and intelligence agencies

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Barry Mason On March 1, Home Secretary Theresa May published the Investigatory...

Britain sets ‘bad example’ on surveillance, says UN privacy rapporteur

(RT) - Britain is setting a bad example by legitimizing rather than outlawing mass surveillance,...

Leaked Australian document reveals plans for mass surveillance of immigrants

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Max Newman A document leaked last month revealed that the Australian government...

Privacy advocates slam new UK surveillance law

Technology companies and privacy campaigners have blasted a newly proposed surveillance law in the UK that calls for bulk data collection of Internet users. "Powers...

Russia seeking to fly hi-tech surveillance planes over US

Russia is about to formally request permission from the US to fly surveillance planes with highly advanced cameras over the country, a move that...

UK Parliament Report Rejects Encryption Backdoors, Other Parts of Sweeping Surveillance Bill

Today, the UK Parliament's Draft Investigatory Powers Bill Joint Committee — a group of Members of Parliament charged with assessing a draft of sweeping...

Right to privacy should form ‘backbone’ of mass surveillance laws – MPs

Tory Home Secretary Theresa May’s draft Investigatory Powers Bill fails to provide sufficient protections for the right to privacy, a senior parliamentary committee has...
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Video: Award-Winning Florida Deputy Indicted for Beating Non-Resisting Man in Surveillance Video

https://photographyisnotacrime.com/2016/01/28/award-winning-florida-deputy-indicted-for-beating-non-resisting-man-in-surveillance-video/ Via Youtube
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Video: The ‘Anti-Manning’ vPositions of Hillary Clinton on National Security and Surveillance

Marcy Wheeler, national security and civil liberties reporter at EmptyWheel.net, says Clinton supported secure communications for dissidents - except when it ... Via Youtube

16 States Introduce Legislation to Limit Surveillance and Protect Student and Employee Privacy

NEW YORK - Today at 2 p.m. ET, a nationwide coalition of legislators from both parties and advocacy groups from across the political spectrum...

‘Insider Threat’ Program: Hundred Thousand Pentagon Personnel Under Total Surveillance

At least a hundred thousand military, civilian, and contractor personnel at the Defense Department have been subjected to a “continuous evaluation” or total surveillance...

Civilian to monitor NYPD spying in settlement over covert surveillance of Muslims

In a landmark settlement, the New York Police Department has agreed on reforms to protect Muslims from its discriminatory and covert surveillance, including the...

Eyes on the road: Police surveillance database logs 30mn car journeys every day

Britain’s surveillance commissioner has questioned the legality of a police database that holds the details of 22 billion road journeys and was established without...
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Video: Surveillance footage: Oil tankers, trucks under heavy bombing in Syria by Russian Air...

The aerial video shows Russian Air Force bombing of heavy-duty trucks transporting oil from Iraq to Turkey. The footage was made in the vicinity...

Apple warns about UK surveillance powers bill

The tech giant Apple has warned that a plan set forth by the UK government to give intelligence agencies extra online surveillance powers could weaken the...
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Video: Security or Surveillance: Privacy vs anti-terror security in digital age (#RT10 Panel Discussion)

Details: http://conference.rt.com/ To celebrate RT's ten-year anniversary we are bringing together the leading international experts to discuss these ... Via Youtube

Leaked NSA doc reveals ‘sheer luck’ needed to find useful info in sea of...

The NSA didn’t know it was already sitting on a “goldmine” of data on one of its targets until one of its analysts discovered...

Feds may need warrant for web browser surveillance, court rules

When Edward Snowden revealed the NSA secretly monitored Americans’ internet use, officials allayed concerns by explaining “only metadata” was collected. Now a federal court...
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Video: ‘Listening In’: New surveillance bill to give more power to UK authorities

A controversial new surveillance bill has been proposed in the UK parliament. It would grant government agencies more access to data. RT's Polly Boiko...

Snowden condemns Britain’s new surveillance bill

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has voiced his opposition to the Investigatory Powers Bill, which was unveiled Wednesday by the British government, saying ministers are...

UK government to legalise universal state surveillance

By Robert Stevens Conservative home secretary Theresa May introduced before Parliament the government’s proposed Investigatory Powers Bill yesterday. The 299-page draft Bill is a fundamental assault...

US Senate Passes CISA, a “Cybersecurity” Bill Critics Say Will Expand Mass Surveillance

The US Senate passed the so-called Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act - or CISA - Tuesday evening by a wide 74-21 margin. The overwhelming Senate support...
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Video: UFO over US? No, merely a lost Pentagon surveillance blimp

The US military is scrambling to recover an expensive spy blimp that broke loose from its moorings and is threatening air traffic north of...

NYPD Muslim Surveillance Case Reinstated

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a comprehensive and stirring decision in the case Hassan v. City of New...

Defending Against Overreaching Surveillance in Ethiopia: Surveillance Self-Defense now Available in Amharic

From telecommunications infrastructure to TV and radio airwaves, the Ethiopian government’s controls over communications infrastructure in the country means that even the most private...

‘Surveillance bill in disguise’ might make a Senate comeback this week

As Congress scurries to avoid another government shutdown, lawmakers may be ready to once again bring up a controversial information-sharing bill for consideration this...

Head of UK’s domestic spy agency calls for greater surveillance powers

The head of the United Kingdom's domestic spy agency, MI5, calls for more surveillance powers to security service agents to monitor electronic communications and...

Warrant now required for federal ‘Stingray’ surveillance use – DoJ

US Department of Justice agents now have to acquire a search warrant before utilizing a cell-site simulator, the department said, though the new policy...

‘UK surveillance worse than Orwell’s 1984’

UN special rapporteur on privacy has slammed Britain’s surveillance situation, saying it is even worse that what author George Orwell imagined in his novel...
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Video: ‘NSA put surveillance cone over Salt Lake City during 2002 Olympics without warrant’...

RT talks to Salt Lake City's former mayor Rocky Anderson, who takes on the NSA and George W. Bush — suing them for alleged...

New surveillance footage shows Ferguson protester shot by cops had pistol — police

St. Louis County police have released surveillance footage allegedly showing Tyrone Harris, a black teen, with a gun. Police said Harris fired the weapon...
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Video: From 9/11 to Mass Surveillance, The Man Who Knew Too Much – Thomas...

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Drake says that in the name of national security we are eating out the very heart of democracy; what...
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Video: From 9/11 to Mass Surveillance, The Man Who Knew Too Much – Thomas...

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Drake tells Host Paul Jay that mass surveillance is not about protecting people, in the end it's about social...
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Video: The Man Who Knew Too Much, from 9/11 to Mass Surveillance – Thomas...

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Drake says the suspension of the Constitution that took place in secret after 9/11, for all intents and purposes,...
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Video: From 9/11 to Mass Surveillance, The Man Who Knew Too Much – Thomas...

On Reality Asserts Itself, former NSA senior executive Mr. Drake and host Paul Jay talk about the "dark state" and how 9/11 opens up...
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Video: From 9/11 to Mass Surveillance, The Man Who Knew Too Much – Thomas...

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Drake, a former Senior Executive at the National Security Agency, says he was targeted by the NSA because he...

NSA pledges to eventually delete old bulk surveillance records. Oh sure, we can trust...

The National Security Agency will eventually delete the trove of millions of telephone records it controversially amassed under the Patriot Act, the Office of...

High Court rules surveillance legislation ‘unlawful’

The High Court has ruled that emergency data retention and surveillance legislation the coalition government introduced last year is unlawful. The law is the latest...
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Video: Italian ‘Banksy’ exposes surveillance chiefs in street art

An Italian artist has declared a 'brush-and-ink' war on mass surveillance — he looks for private photos of high-ranking US intelligence officials, reworking them...

NSA Surrounded Merkel in ‘Web of Surveillance’: WikiLeaks

Spy target list includes not only confidential numbers for Merkel, but also for her top officials, her aides, her chief of staff, and even...

Surveillance Company Hacking Team Exposed

A 400 gigabyte trove of internal documents belonging to surveillance company Hacking Team has been released online. Hacking team sells intrusive hacking tools that have allegedly been used by...

Leaks reveal NSA surveillance on at least 3 French presidents

The US National Security Agency (NSA) spied on the last three presidents of France from 2006 until 2012, according to newly released documents from...

Surveillance court moving toward renewal of NSA spying program for 6 months

(RT) - The secretive court that oversees US government spying requests has indicated that it will temporarily renew the National Security Agency's bulk phone records...

Surveillance video of FBI shooting in Boston leaves unanswered questions

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Surveillance video of FBI shooting in Boston leaves unanswered questions By Nick Barrickman 12...
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Video: AI & Big Brother Surveillance Being Sold As Trendy and Cool

Former DARPA director Regina Dugan to discuss artificial intelligence with global power brokers. Via Youtube

What Is the Use of Mass Surveillance?

Increased state surveillance can be thought of in several different ways, depending on where you stand. Described uncharitably, it’s a Faustian bargain that dissolves...

A Misleading Moment of Celebration for a New Surveillance Program

The morning after final passage of the USA Freedom Act, while some foes of mass surveillance were celebrating, Thomas Drake sounded decidedly glum. The...

Glenn Greenwald: As Bulk NSA Spying Expires, Scare Tactics Can’t Stop ”Sea Change” on...

Democracy Now! - The government’s authority to sweep up millions of Americans’ phone records has expired. The practice exposed by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward...

FBI operating small air force of low-flying surveillance planes: Report

US law enforcement officials have confirmed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying surveillance...

Don’t Worry, the Government Still Has Plenty of Surveillance Power If Section 215 Sunsets

Deeplinks Blog - The story being spun by the defenders of Section 215 of the Patriot Act and the Obama Administration is that if the law...

Patriot Act/NSA Surveillance, Call Your Senators Now!

The Senate is in recess, but they will be returning on Sunday for a last minute vote on the extension of the Patriot Act’s...

Protesters Gather in Dozens of Cities to Call for the End of Patriot Act...

WASHINGTON - As the sun set on Thursday, activists and Internet users of varying political stripes gathered outside Senate offices across the country and...

Senate kills bill on NSA domestic surveillance reform

The USA Freedom Act has failed in the Senate, stalling an effort to reform certain federal surveillance programs before an end-of-the-month deadline ends the...