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US Politics & Gov't

Tell Congress to Put An Expiration Date on Unconstitutional Bulk Surveillance ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, mass surveillance, government, privacy, Patriot Act, freedoms )

Nancy
- 16 days ago - demandanexpirationdate.com
It's gone too far, but on June 1, 2015, key provisions of the USA Patriot Act are set to expire âEUR" including a provision that the NSA claims lets it collect private data about all of our phone calls. It's illegal and ineffective, and it must stop.
Big Precision Medicine Plan Raises Patient Privacy Concerns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, USA, U.S, White House, Big Precision Medicine Plan, Patient, Privacy, Concerns, data security, informed consent )

Darren
- 25 days ago - scientificamerican.com
White HouseâEUR(TM)s move to develop customized care prompts worries about data security and informed consent
This Is Why Snowden Can't Be Blamed!   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Snowden, edward, susan, lindauer, cis, iraq, 911, cia, nsa, iraq, bush, war, cheney, secret, unchecked, power, government, privacy, rights, civil, constitution )

Sam
- 414 days ago - youtube.com
We all have heard of Edward Snowden, but have you ever heard of Susan Lindauer? Please listen to her interview and be prepared to be SHOCKED! She did what they say Edward Snowden should have done. Good thing Snowden DID NOT listen!
Tech Firms Call on U.S. to Reform Spying Activities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: privacy, politics, NSA< congress, usa, lies, propaganda, politics )

Cal
- 449 days ago - money.cnn.com
Major U.S. technology companies have joined together to ask the U.S. government to reform surveillance activities.
NSA Whistleblower Thomas Drake Discusses Meeting Snowden & Most Critical Revelations From Him (So Far)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NSA, Secrecy, Edward Snowden, Surveillance, Whistleblowers, Privacy, Thomas Drake, Fourth Amendment, James Risen )

Judy
- 497 days ago - dissenter.firedoglake.com
We spent a number of hours with him talking about a whole range of subjects. He's truly a remarkable person, very centered, very engaging, has a wicked sense of humor, very up on world events--following everything he can in the U.S....
OP-ED: Ten Ways to Reduce the Threat of Terrorist Attacks on Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: national security, terrorism, countermeasures, privacy, society, usa, news, government, ethics, obama, ethics )

Cal
- 573 days ago - truth-out.org
This 10-point plan would significantly reduce terrorist threats, save taxpayers billions of dollars and make Americans more loved and admired in the world. After a decade of wielding the military stick, it's time for some carrots.
Is Obama Abusing the Espionage Act?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: national security, terrorism, countermeasures, privacy, society, usa, news, government, ethics, obama, ethics, usa, ethics, obama )

Cal
- 617 days ago - theweek.com
The Obama administration has charged twice as many people under the Espionage Act as every other president combined
EMERGENCY PETITION: Congress Must Investigate Spying On Our Phone Calls ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, usa, ethics, privacy, spying, phone calls )

Nancy
- 636 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
"The numbers of both parties on a call are handed over, as is location data, call duration, unique identifiers, and the time and duration of all calls," reports The Guardian.
CISPA Is Back ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, cispa, privacy, ethics, corporate, consumers, business, money, constitution )

Nancy
- 753 days ago - cispaisback.com
CISPA would let corporations share all of your private, personal information with the government... with no restrictions.
Twitter Ordered to Release OWS Protester's Data or Be Fined for Contempt
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, news, freedoms, ethics, Titter, OWS, Occupy Wall Street, privacy, politics, usa )

Cal
- 900 days ago - wired.com
Twitter has three days to turn over user data related to an Occupy Wall Street protester or face monetary sanctions from a New York Court.
TAKE ACTION NOW! STOP BIG BROTHER--TELL YOUR SENATORS--STOP CISPA!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CISPA, security, national security, personal freedoms, privacy, congress, government, ethics, media, news, politics, obama, usa, americans, freedoms, constitution )

Cal
- 1001 days ago - democrats.com
CISPA gives the government, including military spy agencies like the National Security Agency (NSA), virtually unlimited powers to capture our personal information -- medical records, private emails, financial information -- all without a warrant or proper
National Security Agency Whistleblowers William Binney, Kirk Wiebe, and Thomas Drake Give Dire Warning
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: National Security Agency, Thomas Drake, Kirk Wiebe, William Binney, whistleblowers, Eliot Spitzer, violation of constitution, Stellar Wind, Trailblazer, privacy, spying, Bluffdale, Utah )

Dandelion
- 1022 days ago - current.com
"Not only did I discover the wheels had come off the existing vehicle, we were in an entirely new vehicle -- in absolute violation of the Constitution. I knew if I remained silent that I would be complicit to the subversion of our own Constitution."
Please Help New Jersey ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: illegalities, republicans, NJ, Tru-ID, privacy, ACLU )

Nancy
- 1026 days ago - secure.aclu.org
TRU-ID arrived to the public seemingly fully formed, without warning from the state government about its new plans to comply with Real ID, an unfunded federal mandate that 25 states have already rejected. This violates New Jersey law, which requires all
4 Things to Know About CISPA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CISPA, security, national security, personal freedoms, privacy, congress, government, ethics, media, news, politics, obama, usa, americans, freedoms, constitution )

Cal
- 1040 days ago - motherjones.com
CISPA, aims to make it easier for government agencies and private industry to share information about cyber threats. But all that information-sharing worries privacy advocates and civil libertarians, who say the bill lacks safeguards against abuse.
House Passes Cybersecurity Bill Despite Veto Threat Over Privacy Protections
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CISPA, security, national security, personal freedoms, privacy, congress, government, ethics, media, news, politics, obama, usa, americans, freedoms, constitution )

Cal
- 1040 days ago - csmonitor.com
The cybersecurity bill seeks to protect the nation from cyberattack, but concerns over how personal information is shared with the government and corporations has sparked opposition and a veto threat from the Obama administration.
 

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