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U.S. Republicans move to extend spies' power to collect phone data

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is sponsoring a bill to extend until Dec. 31, 2020, a provision of the USA Patriot Act that the National Security Agency used to collect and store vast quantities of “metadata” charting telephone calls made by Americans.
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USA

Does France's proposed surveillance law go too far? - CSMonitor.com

  • The bill would allow intelligence agencies to monitor French citizens without having to submit a request to an independent nine-person panel, as is currently required. They could also tap phones and email accounts without permission from a judge, and install cameras and microphones in a suspect’s home.
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Police State

Google CEO: "We Know Where You Are. We Know Where You've Been. We Can More Or Less Know What You're Thinking About." - Business Insider

  • We don’t need you to type at all. We know where you are. We know where you’ve been. We can more or less know what you’re thinking…
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Technology

House passes two cybersecurity bills despite outcry from privacy advocates

The House passed two cybersecurity bills this week, raising alarm bells from D.C. to Oregon for civil liberties and privacy advocates. The Protecting Cyber Networks Act… 636 more words

Surveillance State

TL;DR | Jeb Bush applauds Obama's surveillance expansion

In an radio interview with Michael Medved Tuesday, GOP frontrunner and card-carrying member of “The Establishment”, Jeb Bush, was asked what he thought the best part of the Obama administration over the past seven years: 409 more words

Surveillance State

Tell A Liberal to Vote Against Bill C-51!

This just in from Thomas Mulcair, head the NDP:

“Justin Trudeau and his Liberal MPs continue to ignore their constituents, the experts and even their own conscience on the dangers of C-51.

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