Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: government surveillance

FBI surveillance of Trump aide reflects flaws in secretive FISA system...

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz testified saying the FBI used false information to obtain approval to wiretap Trump campaign adviser Carter Page and raising wider concerns about the agency’s use of surveillance.

The government is expanding its social media surveillance capabilities

But social media monitoring programs and the algorithms that power them aren’t effective — and may be discriminatory.

Goodbye to all that

A private investigator on living in a surveillance culture.

‘Quiet Skies?’ Boston Globe exposé reveals TSA is secretly surveilling thousands...

A Boston Globe investigation has revealed the existence of a domestic surveillance program run by the Transportation Security Administration since 2012.

US Spy Sats See Everything, Except When the Government Says They...

If the U.S. has satellites monitoring the world, shouldn't they be willing to show what its satellites saw when Flight 17 was downed. The American people, and the people of the world, should demand this of the U.S. government.

VIDEO: 'Everybody Is a Suspect:' European Rights Chief on Edward Snowden's...

In a new campaign to establish global privacy standards, Edward Snowden along with others proposed the International Treaty on the Right to Privacy, Protection Against Improper Surveillance and Protection of Whistleblowers. Nils Muižnieks, the Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights, discusses the treaty.

Thank You, Edward Snowden: An End to General Warrants as So-Called...

We've taken a few baby steps back toward democracy after the expiration of the misnamed “PATRIOT Act” gives restoration to Americans’ privacy. But if it wasn't for the revelations of Edward Snowden, we would have never known.

Snowden Docs: NSA Technology Lets Gov’t Generate Transcripts of Private Phone...

According to documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden, it's confirmed that the National Security Agency is converting people’s private phone conversations into searchable text. But isn' this a violation of American's human rights?

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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

It’s time for corporations to get off the sidelines on social justice issues

It’s both good ethics and good business to support the rights of Black Americans and women when they are under assault.