"Of course, the NSA’s activities wouldn’t be getting so much scrutiny if they only were upsetting to civil liberties advocates. The reason the NSA’s data collection practices have raised such a firestorm is because they’ve angered key American allies and have hurt major American tech companies who are losing business among foreign governments and companies that are wary of their ties to the U.S. government. So while the ACLU and the EFF might not get the White House and Congress’s attention, lobbying from Microsoft, Google and Apple certainly will."
Instead of shutting down or scaling back the N.S.A.’s programs, Obama has worked to bring them into narrow compliance with rules that often contradict the views he expressed when he was a senator and a Presidential candidate.
Randy L. Dixon Rivera's insight:
We've always had to trust Corporations with our data but it's when Corporations trust govt we are ALL in trouble. #Fascism
So Puerto Rico...you think the U.S. Government and Main Stream Media (MSM) just stopped lying to you and stopped using you as human guinea pigs? Our lives mean nothing to the #NWO LOOK -> http://lnkd.in/dfUMBjc
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Criminal Justice, Civil Rights Issues ... The dump gave investigators information on every cell phone connected to those towers during the requested time, even if they were not related to the crime. "So for example if you have a ...
"Since the president was reelected in November of last year, a good deal of poison has been poured into Washington’s grimy alphabet soup. Among the departments that have become embroiled in scandal are the IRS, the DOJ, the DOE, the EPA, the NSA, the USDA, and, of course, the ATF. This week, the lattermost is back in the news — and for good reason."
The number of Americans incarcerated in federal prisons throughout the country has increased by nearly 30 percent over the past ten years, according to a new report by an investigative arm of Congress.
The man to whom Edward Snowden entrusted his NSA documents isn't content just to save the Bill of Rights and reinvent journalism. He also wants to stop the Internet from becoming history's most dangerous spy tool.
Hero New Jersey police officer Scott Krissinger saves 61 year old unconscious man from his burning truck. In the video below taken from officer Krissinger's dashboard camera shows the police officer saving 61 year old ...