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Government is filled with sociopaths and perverts like Dennis Hastert. Not only do they want to archive all your phone calls, messages and selfies but not they want backdoor access to you. Anal probes may not be far off. It started as a request to help catch the San Bernardino mass-shooters, but the FBI request […]
You might have heard that as of this week the NSA is no longer capturing your phone call and text message data. But is that really true? If it were, we wouldn’t need to give it a Reality Check.
The recent sunsetting of Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act has been heralded as the end of NSA spying on our phone calls. In fact, this is a smokescreen. The spying continues under the “reform” FREEDOM Act and other executive orders. Will people wake up to the deception?
News that the NSA is spying so extensively on US allies like France and Germany is causing embarrassment and discomfort — more for the victims than the perpetrators! Thus far neither country has done much to put a stop to it. But what about US outrage when it is claimed that China might have spied […]
by Andrew Napolitano Last week, Republicans and Democrats in Congress joined President Barack Obama in congratulating themselves for taming the National Security Agency’s voracious appetite for spying. By permitting one section of the Patriot Act to expire and by replacing it with the USA Freedom Act, the federal government is taking credit for taming beasts […]
by Adam Dick Why did the National Security Agency (NSA) dispatch hundreds of agents to the US Congress to lobby for the USA FREEDOM Act if the legislation would, as many of the bill’s advocates in the Congress assert, greatly restrain the US government’s mass surveillance program? Judge Andrew Napolitano, the senior judicial analyst at […]
by John Whitehead “A person under surveillance is no longer free; a society under surveillance is no longer a democracy.”—Writers Against Mass Surveillance THE GOOD NEWS: Americans have a right to freely express themselves on the Internet,including making threatening—even violent—statements on Facebook, provided that they don’t intend to actually inflict harm. The Supreme Court’s ruling […]
On June 2, 2015, Obama signed into law the USA Freedom Act, which as an acronym for Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ending Eavesdropping, Dragnet-collection and Online Monitoring Act. What a delightful name! The USA Freedom Act!