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Senate extends warrantless wiretapping under FISA

RT | The Senate agreed on Friday to approve an extension of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, legislation that allows the NSA and other US intelligence agencies to wiretap conversations involving foreign citizens without obtaining a warrant. Despite growing opposition ...

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Drones, phones and other 2012 privacy threats

Jaikumar Vijayan, Computerworld US | Verizon’s attempt — unsuccessful so far — to secure a patent for a so-called ‘snooping technology,’ which in this case would let television advertisers target individual viewers based on what they’re doing or saying in front of ...

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Anti-NDAA Bill Introduced in Nevada

The Nevada Chapters of PANDA (People Against the National Defense Authorization Act, the NDAA) announce the introduction of BDR 728, The Nevada Liberty Preservation Act Activist Post | The Bill, sponsored by Nevada State Senator Don Gustavson, will be part of the 2013 Nevada ...

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Torture: America’s other national pastime

Don’t let “Zero Dark Thirty” fool you. The suffering we inflict is psychological — and has lasting consequences This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. If you look backward you see a nightmare. If you look forward you become the nightmare. There’s ...

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