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NSA Bulk Phone Records Collection to End Despite USA Freedom Act Failure
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, Patriot Act, Section 215, sunset, NSA, NSA files, Surveillance, Privacy, Edward Snowden, US politics, Obama administration, US Congress, US Senate, House of Representatives )

- 190 days ago -
I HOPE this is accurate about Section 215!! => Administration has not applied to secret court for 90-day extension => USA Freedom Act fails in early hours after long Senate session :>( Senators reject bill to scrap NSA bulk collection
VICTORY ! NSA Phone Records Program Ruled Illegal!
Society & Culture  (tags: NSA, SURVEILLANCE, MASSPHONE CALL TRACKING, victory, court of Appeals, ACLU, Patriot Act )

- 206 days ago -
In ACLU v. Clapper- Challenge to NSA Mass Call Tracking Program: On May 7, 2015, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that the call-records program violates Section 215 of the Patriot Act and remanded the case back to the district court.
Barrett Brown Another Prosecutorial Overreach Like Aaron Swartz By the Government?
Society & Culture  (tags: Barrett Brown, Aaron Swartz, Edward Snowden, Sarah Saldana, US Attorney, Northern District of Texas, journalistic research, Bradley Manning, Corporate overreach, corruption, surveillance, intelligence, prosecutorial overreach, 150 years in prison )

- 837 days ago -
Barrett Brown actions and words revealed his determination to expose government and corporate overreach and corruption. Brown was making connections between intelligence contractors and the surveillance state long before Edward Snowden. Now facing 105 yrs
Government Surveillance of Occupy Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: OCCUPY MOVEMENT, DHS, OWS, government, activists, americans, surveillance, FBI, fusion centers, Arizona, banks, ALEC, NDAA )

- 914 days ago -
On May 20, 2013, DBA Press and the Center for Media and Democracy released the results of a year-long investigation: Dissent or Terror: How the Nation's 'Counter Terrorism' Apparatus, in Partnership with Corporate America, Turned on Occupy Wall Street:
How Our Government Is Trying to Scare Us Into Submitting to Corporate Dominance
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, culture, police, law, government, frrdom to dissent, govenrment snooping, spying, surveillance, politics of fear, freedoms, rights, humans, activists, americans, society, safety, politics )

- 1056 days ago -
The FBI's surveillance of Occupy is an explicit warning by the security services to all who consider dissent.
5 Unbelievably Creepy Surveillance Tactics
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, society, rights, ethics, surveillance, human rights, freedoms, government, culture, usa, politics, media, abuse )

- 1082 days ago -
They could be ripped from the plot of a sci-fi movie
Are YOU a Criminal?
Society & Culture  (tags: criminals, identification, privacy, criminal records, misidentification, surveillance, public records )

- 2676 days ago -
Disturbing report on the proliferation of criminal ID sites. Useful? Yes. Accurate? Not always. Harmful? Maybe...

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