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 Studying How to Use Twitter For ‘Depression Surveillance’

Washington Free Beacon The federal government is studying how to use Twitter for surveillance on depressed people. The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) began a study financed by the National Institutes of Health last month that will provide “population… Continue Reading

Careful what you tweet: Police, schools tap social media to track behavior

NBC News A teenager who claimed “sarcasm” after talking on Facebook about shooting up a kindergarten spent months in jail this year for making a “terroristic threat.” Over the summer, Instagram photos of guns and money led to New York… Continue Reading

State Department bureau spent $630,000 on Facebook ‘likes’

MICHAL CONGER washingtonexaminer.com State Department officials spent $630,000 to get more Facebook “likes,” prompting employees to complain to a government watchdog that the bureau was “buying fans” in social media, the agency’s inspector general says. The department’s Bureau of International… Continue Reading

Group Forces Congressional Hearing On Big Sis’ Twitter, Drudge Spying

Steve Watson Infowars.com February 9, 2012 A privacy advocacy group has swayed Congress to hold a hearing next week into the Department of Homeland Security’s practice of monitoring social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, as well as media reports… Continue Reading