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by joanneleon
Comment Count 72 comments on Mon Aug 26, 2013 at 05:36 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
by joanneleon
Comment Count 58 comments on Sun Aug 25, 2013 at 07:05 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
by joanneleon
Comment Count 61 comments on Sat Aug 24, 2013 at 07:02 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
by joanneleon
Comment Count 64 comments on Fri Aug 23, 2013 at 05:40 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
UPDATED- Link to the newly released FISA court opinion at bottom of diary Finally, some very good news! Big, big, BIG victory announced today ! Back in June of this year, EFF ( Electronic ...
by Lisa Lockwood
Comment Count 319 comments on Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 12:53 PM PDT with 337 Recommends
by joanneleon
Comment Count 51 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 05:34 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
by joanneleon
Comment Count 93 comments on Wed Aug 21, 2013 at 05:35 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
by joanneleon
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Aug 20, 2013 at 05:30 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
by joanneleon
Comment Count 81 comments on Mon Aug 19, 2013 at 05:39 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
As much as I usually click right by most posts from this conservative source, today the title enticed me to dig a little deeper. It seems some "Congressional Fence-sitters" are now having "NSA ...
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 09:39 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Well that's a relief. How else would we ever know when those NSA Spying Programs have step-over some vaguely-defined line, without their sternly encouraged "self-policing" efforts. Maybe we can ...
by jamess
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 09:43 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
This is game over, people. This is Edward Snowden vindicated. Completely. The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since ...
by Little
Comment Count 518 comments on Thu Aug 15, 2013 at 06:27 PM PDT with 199 Recommends
The chief judge of the secret FISA court, U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton, has admitted in a written statement to The Washington Post that the court cannot properly oversee NSA surveillance. ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 418 comments on Thu Aug 15, 2013 at 06:30 PM PDT with 347 Recommends
He may not have won the U.S. Senate primary on Tuesday but Congressman Rush Holt's (D. NJ-12) call for repealing the Patriot Act carries on and CREDO Action is helping deliver Holt's call:
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Aug 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Like the Church Committee "review" of Government "shadowy" overreach, way back in the 70's. It was the Congress' push-back after the "exceptional" fallout of Watergate. The Church Committee ...
by jamess
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Aug 14, 2013 at 05:57 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
So there's been a lot of hot and heavy action on the Snowden/NSA front of late. Having formerly had a TS/SAR Clearance working for a defense contractor in a previous life, and currently being a DBA ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 261 comments on Sat Aug 10, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT with 137 Recommends
Here's the short version, outlining the major steps of the Obama's accelerated plan to increase "transparency" on our "National Security efforts," and to "reform of our laws and practices" with ...
by jamess
Comment Count 31 comments on Fri Aug 09, 2013 at 02:08 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
The New York Times has an article based on information from former intelligence staff which supports the contention that the NSA is broadly accessing the actual content of emails sent by US citizens.
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 146 comments on Thu Aug 08, 2013 at 06:51 AM PDT with 165 Recommends
Snapping out of our "Do Anything -- Just keep us Safe™," post-9/11 stupor ... Major opinion shifts, in the US and Congress , on NSA surveillance and privacy Pew finds that, for the first time ...
by jamess
Comment Count 40 comments on Wed Aug 07, 2013 at 06:37 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Received an e-mail today from Senator Tom Udall (D. NM) regarding FISA reform: Did you ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Aug 07, 2013 at 09:31 AM PDT with 7 Recommends