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Video: ‘Any govt that uses US military software is vulnerable’ – frmr MI5 officer on German missile ‘hack’

The German Patriot air and missile defense systems, stationed at the Turkish border with Syria, have carried out “unexplained” commands allegedly issued by … Via Youtube

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Video: NSA tapped the phones of 29 top Brazilian officials – WikiLeaks

he NSA tapped the telephones of 29 top Brazilian government officials as well as economists and bankers, WikiLeaks claims in a new release. Former CIA … Via Youtube

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Video: Google’s ‘listening network’ could be exploited by NSA – Falkvinge

Voice recognition technologies are part of the future, but should trigger concern that IT companies are essentially building “listening networks” which can be … Via Youtube

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Video: ‘Espionnage Élysée’: Wikileaks says NSA spied on last 3 French presidents

The newest Wikileaks revelations names the three of France’s most recent presidents, as direct victims of US intelligence spying. RT’s correspondent Alexey … Via Youtube

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Video: ‘Utter lies’: Greenwald debunks Sunday Times spin on Snowden

Glenn Greenwald, a US journalist who published the first reports on documents leaked by Edward Snowden, says allegations in the British press that Russian … Via Youtube

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German Firestorm Rises About Angela Merkel’s Lies

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Eric Zuesse Starting on Friday May 8th, some German news media have been reporting on the release of previously secret emails from the office of the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel. These emails make clear that when her underlings have said, ...

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Secret NSA program concerns privacy groups

CS Monitor | The National Security Agency is spearheading a program, dubbed Perfect Citizen, to develop technology to protect the power grid from cyberattack. The project worries privacy rights groups. Newly released documents confirm that the National Security Agency (NSA), America‘s top ...

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The New Thought Police

The NSA Wants to Know How You Think – Maybe Even What You Think By James Bamford  The National Security Agency (NSA) is developing a tool that George Orwell’s Thought Police might have found useful: an artificial intelligence system designed to ...

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Domestic spying quietly goes on

By Bradley Olson | With Congress on the verge of outlining new parameters for National Security Agency eavesdropping between suspicious foreigners and Americans, lawmakers are leaving largely untouched a host of government programs that critics say involves far more domestic ...

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NY judge: NSA can refuse to discuss wiretapping

WASHINGTON (AP) | The National Security Agency does not need to tell lawyers for Guantanamo Bay detainees whether their phones were tapped as part of the Bush administration’s domestic surveillance program, a federal judge in New York ruled Wednesday. The NSA ...

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The NSA, personal data and you

By Mitch Ratcliffe | Here’s a simple rule for preventing totalitarian rule in any nation: Don’t build the systems for monitoring people’s daily lives closely in the first place, and you will not be at risk of totalitarian rulers using ...

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NSA releases new version of Linux software

WASHINGTON, March 24 (UPI) — The U.S. National Security Agency has released its own version of the open-source computer operating system Linux, which offers enhanced security for users. The new software was rolled out earlier this month to an e-mail ...

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Exposing NSA Warrantless Wiretapping

Bush’s Law: Eric Lichtblau on Exposing the NSA’s Warrantless Wiretapping Program and How the White House Pressured the New York Times to Kill the Story. Democracy Now!  In a national broadcast exclusive, we speak with New York Times reporter Eric ...

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NSA Had Access Built into Microsoft Windows

Heiss – A CARELESS mistake by Microsoft programmers has revealed that special access codes prepared by the US National Security Agency have been secretly built into Windows. The NSA access system is built into every version of the Windows operating ...

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An overview of the NSA’s domestic spying program

In Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal, Siobhan Gorman pulled together the disparate threads of reporting on what’s known of the NSA’s secret domestic spy program, and combined them with some of her own reporting to confirm, once again, that the NSA’s ...

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NSA’s Domestic Spying Grows

Five years ago, Congress killed an experimental Pentagon antiterrorism program meant to vacuum up electronic data about people in the U.S. to search for suspicious patterns. Opponents called it too broad an intrusion on Americans’ privacy, even after the Sept. ...

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Bush orders NSA to snoop on US agencies

Cyber attack fear used to expand spy grid By Ashlee Vance in Mountain View Not content with spying on other countries, the NSA (National Security Agency) will now turn on the US’s own government agencies thanks to a fresh directive ...

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NSA Controls SSL Email Hosting Services

Just learned following within the past few days: Certain privacy/full session SSL email hosting services have been purchased/changed operational control by NSA and affiliates within the past few months, through private intermediary entities. Hushmail: now fully owned by private entity ...

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Expanding NSA Power Bad, Fourth Amendment Good

By Ralph Lopez  Missing from the debate over expanding NSA authority in the War on Terror is the simple question, beyond our reflexive desire for privacy: why is expanding this authority such a bad idea? We know the Feds have ...

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NSA To Recruit Children

Wonkette Hey, kids! Have you ever wanted to listen in on the conversations of other people without them knowing it? Create codes that allow spies in the field to get information about enhanced interrogation techniques without those killjoys at Amnesty ...

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Get your FBI file — and your NSA and CIA files too, while you’re at it

Do you have an FBI file? You might! Many people do. So let’s talk about your past. Did you … … ever participate in a civil rights march? How about a Vietnam war protest? … ever sign an edgy political ...

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NSA to spy on 38% of world telecom traffic

The US National Security Agency now has the legal right to monitor some 38% of the world’s telephone, data and internet traffic without requiring a judicial warrant.By Ian Grant George W Bush signed the relevant legislation last Sunday. According to ...

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Top Ten Myths About the Illegal NSA Spying on Americans

MYTH: This is merely a “terrorist surveillance program.” REALITY: When there is evidence a person may be a terrorist, both the criminal code and intelligence laws already authorize eavesdropping. This illegal program, however, allows electronic monitoring without any showing to ...

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Court Ruling that NSA Wiretapping is Illegal Drives Emergency Push for New Spy Powers, Newsweek Reports

By Ryan Singel The Bush Administration’s hard press for emergency wiretapping powers from Congress before the August break now has an explanation: a secret court decided several months ago that at least one portion of the NSA wiretapping program is ...

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