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Giving evidence on the Edward Snowden revelations at the German Bundestag

On 1 December 2016, I had the honour of being invited to give evidence to Germany’s Bundestag Committee of Inquiry on the subject of international mass surveillance, as revealed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. 1,461 more words

I Had a Secret, You Did Too

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to seized.   460 more words

Government

The FBI has been illegally sharing information collected about Americans using warrantless mass surveillance

Since Edward Snowden blew the whistle on the NSA four years ago, the right question to ask is not, “Is our government conducting warrantless mass surveillance on innocent Americans and then recklessly handling the sensitive information it collects?” but rather, “How expansive is this surveillance and how irresponsible is the data handling?” 594 more words

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Exclusive: NSA Chief Admits Donald Trump Colluded With Russia


President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI director James Comey continues to reverberate in the KremlinGate scandal, which threatens to consume the Trump administration. By abruptly removing Comey, then mangling his excuses for why he did so, Trump created a needless crisis for the White House which shows no signs of abating. 1,201 more words

Donald Trump

Why did Trump say that Obama spied on him? Because he did.

What is the likelihood that the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Associated Press, USA Today or other major news outlets will cover the fact that the Obama administration… 179 more words

Comey circus: FBI illegally shared intel on Americans with unauthorized third parties

(National SentinelCorruption: If you’re one of those people who are still mourning the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, maybe you ought to read this first. 988 more words

Congress

Declassified Docs: NSA Routinely Violates Rules Protecting Privacy of Americans

May 25, 2017 by  C. Mitchell Shaw

Under the pretext of the war on terror, the surveillance state has continued to grow in the years since 9/11. 1,077 more words