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The revelations of whistleblowers lead us to believe that we know a great deal about the secret world of Washington. This is an illusion.
If anything, reporting on the NSA’s overreach has revealed just how dangerous to our freedoms the agency’s surveillance practices really are.
It's increasingly clear that the online world is, for both government surveillance types and corporate sellers, a new Wild West where anything goes.
A document leaked by Edward Snowden, along with interviews with lawyers representing terrorism suspects, reveal a disturbing loophole in this once-sacred legal principle.
By monitoring apps such as Twitter and Angry Birds, British and US spy agencies can determine users’ age, location, marital status and more.
The files obtained during the break-in in Media, Pennsylvania, revealed that African-Americans didn’t have to have radical ideas, or engage in violence, to merit surveillance.
In his recent speech, the president offered an unbridled defense of the surveillance state.
One key goal of NSA surveillance of world leaders is not US national security but political blackmail—as it has been since 1898.
You can’t opt out.
The modern national security state can be understood as a proselytizing warrior religion, complete with its own sacred texts, holy orders and warrior priests.
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