Shot down report that spy agency has access to company data centers
The National Intelligence Director James Clapper defended surveillance on Tuesday by saying that while America may spy on its allies, they do it to us too — because it’s necessary, the Associated Press reports.
“That’s a hardy perennial,” Clapper told a House intelligence committee hearing.
Committee Chairman Mike Rogers asked …
Michael Hayden’s off-the-record phone interviews on train live-tweeted by snooping passenger
There are many bills moving to constrain the NSA’s domestic datamining and surveillance programs, but the senior Senator from California is in control
Relations with Europe, Brazil are tense and unlikely to ease soon
Two months ago, the President embraced limited reforms to domestic spying. So far, he’s produced limited results
Whether or not the in-house overseer would be furloughed in a shutdown is not yet known
NSA spies have been caught red-handed snooping on their lovers’ phones and emails
The National Security Agency collected tens of thousands of e-mails to or from Americans annually between 2008 and 2011, according to documents declassified on Wednesday, in an official admission that the U.S. government …
The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, an independent federal agency examining whether U.S. intelligence gathering is too intrusive, held a public workshop on Tuesday in Washington with experts, academics and advocacy …
Supporters may call him a “whistle-blower” but that term wasn’t always so congratulatory
Venezuela, Nicaragua and Bolivia have offered NSA leaker Edward Snowden asylum, but before he makes any other life-changing decisions, he should talk to a lawyer
Supporters are currently planning nationwide protests in over 100 locations