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Israeli bases ‘were filmed by drone’

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Iran has images of sensitive Israeli military bases taken by a drone that was launched by Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement and downed by Israel earlier this month, a senior Iranian lawmaker claimed yesterday. It was the latest boast from Tehran about purported advances in the capabilities of its unmanned aircraft. The …

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Post Games UK: full-blown police state

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London that is widely known as a perfect example of surveillance society with its watchful CCTVs, is now a perfect example of a police state after the massive Olympics militarization, a fact even organizers implicitly acknowledge. Organizers decided earlier this year to dress the official mascot for the 2012 Olympics …

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Greenwald to name US citizens targeted by their own government

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The man who helped bring about the most significant leak in American intelligence history is to reveal names of US citizens targeted by their own government in what he promises will be the “biggest” revelation from nearly 2m classified files. Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who received the trove of documents …

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Australia and US spied on Indonesia during UN summit

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Then Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd (left) and President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. Australia and the US worked side by side on a large-scale joint surveillance operation on Indonesia, during the 2007 UN climate change conference in Bali, a new report from the NSA leaker, Edward Snowden, has revealed. In 2007, …

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NSA caught spying on Latin America for energy and military intel

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The NSA’s spy program encompasses most countries in Latin America, new cables released by Edward Snowden have confirmed. The data gathered on military affairs and “commercial secrets” has provoked a flurry of furious rhetoric from regional leaders. Brazilian daily, O Globo, which obtained the cables released by former CIA employee …

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US judge rules NSA phone surveillance program is legal

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A United States federal judge said Friday that the National Security Agency’s controversial bulk phone data collection program doesn’t violate the law. That ruling came courtesy of US District Judge William Pauley, who decided in favor of the NSA early Friday in a case filed this past June by the American Civil …

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Surveillance cameras turned off during Sikh temple shooting

Questions as to whether there were multiple shooters involved in the Sikh temple massacre are likely to remain unanswered given the fact that surveillance cameras covering the property were turned off at the time of the incident. According to NPR’s Dina Temple-Raston, who spoke with FBI Special Agent Teresa Carlson, …

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NSA stores data to target any citizen at any time – Greenwald

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[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9hh8vm4qAk[/youtube]   The current revelations on the NSA’s spying are just the tip of the iceberg and affect “almost every country in the world,” said Glenn Greenwald. He stressed the NSA stores data for “as long as it can,” so they can target a citizen whenever they want. …

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What is the government’s agenda?

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It has been public information for a decade that the US government secretly, illegally, and unconstitutionally spies on its citizens. Congress and the federal courts have done nothing about this extreme violation of the US Constitution and statutory law, and the insouciant US public seems unperturbed. In 2004 a whistleblower …

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Senate extends warrantless wiretapping under FISA

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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 to one of the most notorious and secretive US spying programs, the …

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CIA and Google invest in high-tech crystal ball technology

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The CIA and Google have joined forces to fund a start-up company that claims to have the technology to predict the future using information collected from the internet. Boston-based Recorded Future measures online momentum, sentiment combined with visualisation tools to show patterns and links between information and predictions, according to US reports. Recorded …

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Australian Police State uses surveillance helicopter to track down remote campers

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Police in Tasmania are using a surveillance helicopter to track down people camping in remote locations in violation of coronavirus lockdown laws. “Tasmania Police officers conducting aerial surveillance around the state, including on the North-West Coast located several campsites where people were directed to leave and return home,” reports The Advocate. …

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Pirate Bay co-founder plans surveillance-free messaging app

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The co-founder and former spokesperson of the file-sharing site Pirate Bay Peter Sunde is working on a new iPhone and Android messaging application that will allow the users to protect their conversations from spying. The application called Hemlis – ‘secret’ in Swedish – utilizes end-to-end encryption to make sure that …

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PRISM: NSA taps into everyone’s internet, secret files reveal

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The slides were meant to be declassified in 2036. A slide depicting the top-secret PRISM program The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top secret document obtained by the Guardian. The NSA access is part of a previously …

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Stop Watching Us rally challenges NSA spying

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Demonstarators carry signs at “Stop Watching Us: A Rally Against Mass Surveillance” march near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 26, 2013. Twelve years after Americans were stripped of their rights in the name of fighting terrorism, thousands have gathered in Washington DC to protest unconstitutional NSA spying programs revealed …

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