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DRIP: the end of privacy in the UK

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David Cameron cares about your safety. It’s all he ever thinks about. It’s his passion. He’s passionate about it. Every time David Cameron thinks about how safe he’d like to keep you, passion overcomes him and he has to have a lie down. With his eyes shut. A bit like …

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NSA can track your location even when phone is off

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Did you know that the NSA can track the location of your phone even when it is turned off and the batteries have been removed? This admission went largely unnoticed in a Washington Post report entitled NSA growth fueled by need to target terrorists. In the article, writer Dana Priest details …

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Bolivian leaders’ emails hacked by US – Morales

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Bolivian President Evo Morales Bolivian President Evo Morales has said that the US government has access to the correspondence of top authorities in his country, adding that he has shut down his own email. “Those US intelligence agents have accessed the emails of our most senior authorities in Bolivia,” Morales …

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Donald Trump says Snowden should be assassinated

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Donald Trump, a man who has previously and may once again tout himself as a presidential candidate, believes that the American justice system is too slow and cumbersome to deal with whistleblowers like former NSA analyst Edward Snowden. Labeling Snowden a “spy”, Trump went on Fox News to advocate his …

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Sales of Orwell’s ‘1984’ up 69 percent after NSA scandal

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George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel “1984” has been enjoying a spike in sales this week, and multiple news outlets are attributing it to the NSA surveillance scandal surrounding the PRISM program. (If you’re unfamiliar with the plot or premise of “1984,” we have a good explainer here.) As of Tuesday afternoon, the novel was on Amazon’s top 100 …

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Confirmed: US government records ALL private telephone calls

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There is no such thing as privacy in America anymore, as evidenced by the fact that our own government violates the Constitution’s Fourth Amendment on a daily basis – for our own good, of course. In an inadvertent admission that likely made his former bosses cringe, retired FBI counterterrorism agent …

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New Apple iPhone 5S commercial

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Introducing the new iPhone nSa, the best surveillance device to date. It aims to put your freedom… in the crosshairs. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSJqBJ1TF-E[/youtube]   SEE ALSO: NSA ready to launch Apple iPhone 5S

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Reddit censoring words like: NSA, Tesla, Bitcoin, net neutrality

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Say what you want about Reddit‘s r/technology, one of its most popular forums. Just don’t say “NSA,” “net neutrality,” “Comcast,” “Bitcoin,” or any of the roughly 50 other words that will secretly get your post deleted. There’s a bot in r/technology, ready to delete any so-called controversial headline you try …

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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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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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Ron Paul fears US might assassinate NSA leaker Snowden

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The United States government hasn’t revealed just yet how it will handle the case of Edward Snowden, but former congressman Ron Paul says he fears the Obama administration will resort to taking down the NSA leaker with a drone strike. Speaking to Fox Business News on Tuesday, the former Republican …

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CISPA bill returns…now that they killed Aaron Swartz

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) says the new version of the controversial cybersecurity bill will include “tight limitation on what kind of information is shared.” This summer, when Edward Snowden dropped his bombshell about PRISM, the NSA’s vast Internet spying program, the House had recently passed a bill called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing …

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Court allows NSA and Google to keep their ties secret

A federal appeals court has refused to force the US National Security Agency to explain any involvement it has had with Web giant Google, citing that a revelation could threaten the entire United States government. Friday’s decision out of US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit …

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Obama stops NSA spying on IMF and World Bank

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International Monetary Fund Headquarters in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama has called on the National Security Agency to halt spying on the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in conjunction with a review of surveillance activities, Reuters reported. A US official told the news agency that …

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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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