“Fake News” Is Fake News.

By Staff, Williamblum.org -

The people who created Facebook and Google must be smart. They’re billionaires, their companies are worth multi-multi billions, their programs are used by billions around the world. But all these [...]

Freedom Rider: Russiagate And Surveillance Duopoly

By Margaret Kimberley, Blackagendareport.com -

Republican and Democratic Party dueling over Russiagate provides us with a teachable moment. It should teach us to disrespect and discredit the law enforcement system as it exists in this [...]

FBI Is Setting Up Task Force To Monitor Social Media

By Chip Gibbons, Thenation.com -

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is not unaccustomed to suspecting domestic dissidents of being foreign agents. The bureau infamously thought everyone from civil-rights activists to the peace [...]

Finnish Journalist Faces Strip Search To Cover Pence In Israel

By Andrew Buncombe, Independent.co.uk. -

“But given all of the technology and intelligence at Israel’s fingertips, we fail to see any good reason for the continued humiliation of professional accredited journalists and can only conclude [...]

“Show Me Your Papers!” Roundups, Checkpoints & National ID Card

By John W. Whitehead, Counterpunch.org -

No one gets spared the anguish, fear and heartache of living under the shadow of an authoritarian police state. That’s the message being broadcast 24/7 to the citizens and residents of the [...]

Congress Votes To Move Forward With Surveillance Under Trump

By Alex Emmons, Theintercept.com -

A CRITICAL MASS of Senate Democrats voted with Republicans on Tuesday to shut down any further debate on a bill that strengthens the government’s spying powers. The bill would renew a key [...]

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, [...]

TSA Facial Recognition; Part Of Growing Biometric Surveillance System

By Michael Maharrey, activistpost.com -

By Michael Maharrey for Activist Post - The federal government plans to use a TSA program advertised as a way to avoid lines at airport security checkpoints to harvest photos and other biometric [...]

White House’s Plans For Private Spies To Counter “Deep State” Enemies

By Matthew Cole and Jeremy Scahill, theintercept.com -

By Matthew Cole and Jeremy Scahill for The Intercept - THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION is considering a set of proposals developed by Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a retired CIA officer — with [...]

Lawsuit Sheds Light On Justice Department’s Surveillance Of Journalists

By Kevin Gosztola, mintpressnews.com -

By Kevin Gosztola for Mint Press News - The Justice Department has twenty-seven ongoing leak investigations, according to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. That is a staggering number, and now, the [...]

Petition To Seattle’s Federal Court – Unseal Surveillance Orders

By Steven Hsieh, thestranger.com -

By Steven Hsieh for The Stranger - It’s now easier than ever for cops to snoop on Americans without their knowledge. Using technology known as pen registers and trap and trace devices, law [...]

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 [...]

10th Amendment Center Activist Fights Against Local Gov Bullying Tactics

By Staff, www.activistpost.com -

By Staff of Activist - The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky will represent Tenth Amendment Center national communications director Michael Maharrey in a lawsuit filed against him by the [...]

How These Librarians Are Changing How We Think About Digital Privacy

By Eoin O'Carroll, www.csmonitor.com -

By Eoin O'Carroll for The Christian Science Monitor - In August, New York University and the Library Freedom Project – an organization that trains librarians on using privacy tools to protect [...]

Is FBI Setting Stage For Increased Surveillance Of Black Activists?

By Thaddeus Talbot, Hugh Handeyside, and Malkia Cyril, www.aclu.org -

By Thaddeus Talbot, Hugh Handeyside, and Malkia Cyril for ACLU and Center for Media Justice - A recently leaked FBI “Intelligence Assessment” contains troubling signs that the FBI is scrutinizing [...]