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NSA mass spying undermines journalists and attorneys’ ability to work

Dozens of journalists and attorneys surveyed by the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch for a new report say that the United States government’s surveillance operations are eroding their ability to work. 233 more words


"Surveillance is Useful and Also Threatening"

by Joe Scarry, from Scarry Thoughts

I was reuniting with high school friends last week. One of them is now a principal in a suburban elementary school. 475 more words

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Federal court upholds Florida law in ‘Docs vs. Glocks’ case; Doctors can’t ask about gun ownership

A Federal Court of Appeals overturned a 2011 injunction Friday won by Florida doctors against a state firearms owner’s privacy law.

The suit, brought in part by the Florida chapters of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics, had won an injunction by a lower court in what became known popularly as the “ 313 more words


The “Insider Threat Program” and the Government’s War on Whistleblowers

The Obama Administration’s Orwellian government employee snitch network, dubbed the “Insider Threat Program,” first made headlines about a year ago. I found it to be so disturbingly significant I wrote a post about it titled:  701 more words

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(I Think) I Know What You Did Last Night – British Intelligence

DRIP displays British ‘intelligence’ in dealing with the world


I believe it is estimated that there is one security camera for every 14 people in the UK.  Say cheese (and crackers).

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Sir – You Can’t Fly For Our Own Safety

The Secret Government Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist


Unlike admission to most upscale clubs, this list is easier to get on.

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