*RED ALERT* Tracking Where You Go and Taxing You By The Mile? Can You Be serious?!

alabamatruth.com In a shocking turn of events and a progression of the 1984-type agenda, al.com actually suggests to copy Oregon’s new tax by the mile program. “We all know Alabama is in dire need of more money. Here’s another idea… Continue Reading

Legislation Curtailing NSA Domestic Spying to Be Introduced Tuesday

Breitbart Breitbart News has learned that Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI) will introduce major legislation to rein in NSA surveillance activities of American citizens on Tuesday.  

Feds confiscate investigative reporter’s confidential files during raid

The Daily Caller A veteran Washington D.C. investigative journalist says the Department of Homeland Security confiscated a stack of her confidential files during a raid of her home in August — leading her to fear that a number of her sources… Continue Reading

Luxembourg NSA dragnet hauls in Skype for investigation

rt.com Once heralded as a communication tool free from eavesdropping, Skype is now reportedly under scrutiny for secretly and voluntarily handing over personal data on users to government agencies. The Microsoft-owned instant-messaging site, used by some 600 million people worldwide,… Continue Reading

Take Action: What You Can Do to Nullify NSA Spying

Mike Maharrey Tenth Amendment Center Rosa Parks faced what likely seemed a hopeless situation at the time. Majority opinion, backed by the strong arm of government, relegated her to second-class citizenship. In that day, who imagined it would ever change?… Continue Reading

N.S.A. Gathers Data on Social Connections of U.S. Citizens

JAMES RISEN and LAURA POITRAS New York Times WASHINGTON — Since 2010, the National Security Agency has been exploiting its huge collections of data to create sophisticated graphs of some Americans’ social connections that can identify their associates, their locations… Continue Reading

NSA disguised itself as Google to spy, say reports

Edward Moyer CNET News Here’s one of the latest tidbits on the NSA surveillance scandal (which seems to be generating nearly as many blog items as there are phone numbers in the spy agency’s data banks). Earlier this week, Techdirt… Continue Reading

NSA act like they are at war with ordinary US citizens

rt.com It’s almost like an arms race right now in the US between the spies and the ordinary people, who just want to be private and pay their taxes and do their jobs, Chris Kitze, founder of Unseen encrypted secure… Continue Reading

Test ‘reveals Facebook, Twitter and Google snoop on emails’: Study of net giants spurs new privacy concerns

Martin Delgado dailymail.co.uk Facebook, Twitter and Google have been caught snooping on messages sent across their networks, new research claims, prompting campaigners to express concerns over privacy. The findings emerged from  an experiment conducted following revelations by US security contractor… Continue Reading

Time for Answers from the NSA

nationalreview.com John Fund It’s time to ask tough questions about the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities — even for conservatives who have given the NSA the benefit of every doubt up until now. The Washington Post opened a can of… Continue Reading

‘No shield from forced exposure’: Groklaw website shuts down over NSA spying

rt.com Groklaw, a legal news site that has won numerous awards for its courtroom coverage of tech issues during the last decade, is shutting down in the wake of revelations about the lack of online privacy. In a farewell post… Continue Reading

Obama administration asks Supreme Court to allow warrantless cellphone searches

Timothy B. Lee The Washington Post If the police arrest you, do they need a warrant to rifle through your cellphone? Courts have been split on the question. Last week the Obama administration asked the Supreme Court to resolve the… Continue Reading