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Trump Brushes Israeli Dragnet Surveillance of D.C. Under the Rug

    Trump Brushes Israeli Dragnet Surveillance of D.C. Under the Rug

The culprit behind a massive spying scandal in the U.S. capital has been exposed. A slew of surveillance devices found around the District of Columbia over the years was the work of Israeli spies. But it’s unlikely that the U.S. will take any action. Three former U.S. officials have informed Politico that the devices —…

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Before Ousting Assange, Moreno Government Spied on the Journalist for Over a Year

    Before Ousting Assange, Moreno Government Spied on the Journalist for Over a Year

LONDON — Like the proverbial “shot heard round the world,” the U.K.’s arrest and imprisonment of publisher and journalist Julian Assange officially signaled the Western world’s war on a free press. The Australian who founded WikiLeaks, but stepped down as editor-in-chief last year, was ousted from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London last week after Ecuador…

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Whistleblowers Say NSA Still Spies on American Phones in Hidden Program

    Whistleblowers Say NSA Still Spies on American Phones in Hidden Program

INSURGE INTELLIGENCE — On Monday 4th, the New York Times reported that the National Security Agency has “quietly” shut down a controversial phone records surveillance program revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013. The claim was made by a senior Republican congressional aide who told the newspaper that the Trump administration had stopped using the program, which analyses the…

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Former CIA Whistleblower: Yes, Even the US Post Office Is Spying on You

    Former CIA Whistleblower: Yes, Even the US Post Office Is Spying on You

You may remember that last year some nut was arrested for mailing bombs to prominent Democrats, media outlets, and opponents of Donald Trump. Less than a week after the bombs went out, a suspect was arrested. Almost immediately, video turned up of him at a Trump rally, wearing a “Make America Great Again” hate and chanting for…

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Former US Spies Are Helping the UAE Hack Human Rights Activists

  Former US Spies Are Helping the UAE Hack Human Rights Activists

The United Arab Emirates has been recruiting American former spies in order to monitor its own citizens, and according to an explosive new lengthy Reuters investigation, the Americans which include former NSA cybersecurity specialists were increasingly asked to “cross a red line” by spying on US citizens as part of an operation called ‘Project Raven’. The story has been…

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Edward Snowden to Address Select Audience in Israel: Will He Take On Israel’s Surveillance State?

  Edward Snowden to Address Select Audience in Israel: Will He Take On Israel’s Surveillance State?

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Edward Snowden, the former U.S. government contractor who leaked classified information from the U.S.’ National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013, will be speaking at an upcoming conference in Israel via video stream on November 6. The event, which is being hosted by Israeli media consultancy firm OH! Orenstein Hoshen, will be…

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New FCC Ruling Gives Federal Government Control of 5G Rollout

  New FCC Ruling Gives Federal Government Control of 5G Rollout

On Monday October 1st, Sacramento, Houston, Indianapolis and Los Angeles became the first cities to gain access to Verizon’s 5G Wireless service. The City of Sacramento has become a focus of Verizon’s nationwide expansion of 5G, or 5th Generation Cellular technology. “We were able to make Sacramento one of our first 5G cities because Mayor…

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Empire of Lies: Are ‘We the People’ Useful Idiots in the Digital Age?

  Empire of Lies: Are ‘We the People’ Useful Idiots in the Digital Age?

Back in the heyday of the old Soviet Union, a phrase evolved to describe gullible western intellectuals who came to visit Russia and failed to notice the human and other costs of building a communist utopia. The phrase was “useful idiots” and it applied to a good many people who should have known better. I now propose…

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A European Court Just Ruled NSA Surveillance Practices Violate Human Rights

  A European Court Just Ruled NSA Surveillance Practices Violate Human Rights

Last week, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the U.K.’s GCHQ spy agency is in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights with its mass surveillance programs. The court ultimately found that these activities violate the family and privacy rights of British and European citizens, and this assertion ultimately includes a rejection of the United States’ activities…

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CIA-Backed Firm Touted Social Media Surveillance of Students to Sell Services to Police

  CIA-Backed Firm Touted Social Media Surveillance of Students to Sell Services to Police

Emails obtained by Lucy Parsons Labs reveal that Geofeedia touted social media surveillance of middle and high school students by its suburban Chicago police customers in an effort to sell their services to Evanston police. Geofeedia provides law enforcement with tools to monitor social media use by mapping location and other data. It has received funding from…

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