NSA Triples Spying Rate on Americans’ Phone Calls, 530mm Records Collected

By Staff, Russia Today -

The NSA has tripled its surveillance of Americans’ phone chatter, collecting over 534mn phone call records and text messages last year, despite pressure for more restrictions and transparency, a [...]

Finding Your Voice

By Ava Kofman, The Intercept. -

At the height of the Cold War, during the winter of 1980, FBI agents recorded a phone call in which a man arranged a secret meeting with the Soviet embassy in Washington, D.C. On the day of his [...]

NSA Deleted Data It Promised To Keep For Court Proceedings

By Terri Webster, The Blaze. -

The NSA told U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White Thursday that data and “backup tapes that might have mitigated the failure were erased in 2009, 2011 and 2016,” Politico reported. On [...]

NSA’s Spying Power Could Soon Be Extended

By Marlee Kokotovic, Nationofchange.org -

People all over the nation are joining together to pressure Congress to uphold the Fourth Amendment. The National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance powers are soon up for renewal in Congress, [...]

Liberty Act: “Fake Fix” To Controversial NSA Spying Program

By Whitney Webb, blackagendareport.com -

By Whitney Webb for Mint Press News - Ever since Edward Snowden helped reveal the true extent of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) massive spying program, U.S. politicians have attempted to [...]

Documents Expose How Hollywood Promotes War On Behalf Of Pentagon, CIA And NSA

By Tom Secker, www.medium.com -

By Tom Secker for Insurge Intelligence/ Medium - Alongside the massive scale of these operations, our new book National Security Cinema details how US government involvement also includes script [...]

NSA’s Use Of ‘Traffic Shaping’ Allows Unrestrained Spying On Americans

By Zack Whittaker, www.zdnet.com -

By Zack Whittaker for Zero Day - By using a "traffic shaping" technique, the National Security Agency sidestepped legal restrictions imposed by lawmakers and the surveillance courts. A new [...]

Hey Intercept, Something Is Very Wrong With Reality Winner And NSA Leak

By Staff, www.wemeantwell.com -

By Staff of We Meant Well - Now let’s look at what we know so far about how this happened. A 25-year-old improbably-named Reality Winner leaves behind a trail long and wide on social media of [...]

Leaked NSA Report Short On Facts, Proves Little In ‘Russiagate’ Case

By Scott Ritter, www.truthdig.com -

By Scott Ritter for Truth Dig - By all accounts, Reality Leigh Winner is an intelligent, committed professional who served for six years in the U.S. Air Force as a Farsi and Pashto linguist, [...]

Edward Snowden Comes To Defense Of Jailed NSA Contractor Reality Winner

By Staff, www.commondreams.org -

By Staff of Common Dreams - A day after her arrest was announced publicly by the U.S. Justice Department, Reality Winner, the 25-year-old alleged source of a leaked National Security Agency [...]

How the US Undermined the Copenhagen Climate Summit

By Oliver Tickell for Ecologist, www.counterpunch.org -

By Oliver Tickell for Ecologist. Looking at the evidence as a whole there can be little doubt that the Copenhagen climate talks were deliberately and highly effectively scuppered by a ‘dirty [...]

“Mainstream Media” Forced To Admit NSA Still Spying

By Derrick Broze, www.activistpost.com -

By Derrick Broze for Activist Post - In 2015 the U.S. Congress passed the USA Freedom Act, a bill which was touted as a victory against the intrusive eyes and ears of the National Security [...]

NSA-Leaking Shadow Brokers Just Dumped Its Most Damaging Release Yet

By Dan Goodin, www.arstechnica.com -

By Dan Goodin for ARS Technica - None of the exploits reported below are, in fact, zerodays that work against supported Microsoft products. Readers should read this update for further details. [...]

Leaked NSA Malware Threatens Windows Users Around The World

By Sam Biddle, www.theintercept.com -

By Sam Biddle for The Intercept - The ShadowBrokers, an entity previously confirmed by The Intercept to have leaked authentic malware used by the NSA to attack computers around the world, today [...]

Multibillion-Dollar U.S. Spy Agency You Haven’t Heard Of

By James Bamford, www.foreignpolicy.com -

By James Bamford for Foreign Policy - On a heavily protected military base some 15 miles south of Washington, D.C., sits the massive headquarters of a spy agency few know exists. Even Barack [...]