Facebook tracks all written messages, posted or not

rt.com Facebook records everything users type on the social networking site, including notes they choose to delete instead of posting, according to a new study that tracked the habits of nearly four million people. Adam Kramer, a data scientist employed… Continue Reading

A conspiracy so vast — it’s not just the NSA, now the FBI, your local police are also spying on US citizens

Fox News […]Earlier this week, The Washington Post reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is now spying on us. It seems that the FBI, no doubt jealous of the unpunished lawlessness of the NSA, has acquired software that permits… Continue Reading

Feds consider mandating new cars to broadcast speed, location

RT.com The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is currently considering whether to require all new cars to include communication technology that constantly broadcasts a vehicle’s location, speed, and perhaps even the number of passengers inside. This new technology, dubbed “vehicle-to-vehicle”… 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.  

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

Brazil to host global internet summit in ongoing fight against NSA surveillance

RT.com Brazilian leaders have announced they plan to host an international conference on internet governance next year, a declaration that comes after the nation has lobbied without success to change NSA policies used by the US to monitor Brazil. President… 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

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

Secret 3G Radio in Every Intel vPro CPU Could Steal Your Ideas at Any Time

Sebastian Pop Softpedia We wonder if anyone expected this, but we suppose Intel had to drop a bomb at some point. And what better way to secure your spot on the enterprise 2-in-1 laptop, tablet and mobile workstation market, than… 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

Drug Agents Use Vast Phone Trove, Eclipsing N.S.A.’s

SCOTT SHANE and COLIN MOYNIHAN NY Times For at least six years, law enforcement officials working on a counternarcotics program have had routine access, using subpoenas, to an enormous AT&T database that contains the records of decades of Americans’ phone… 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

Leaked documents reveal US sees Israel as a spying threat

Julian Pecquet The Hill The Obama administration views Israel as one of the top spying threats facing its intelligence services, leaked documents reveal. A secret budget request obtained by The Washington Post from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden lumps Israel alongside… Continue Reading