Tag: government surveillance
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.
But social media monitoring programs and the algorithms that power them aren’t effective — and may be discriminatory.
A Boston Globe investigation has revealed the existence of a domestic surveillance program run by the Transportation Security Administration since 2012.
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.
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.
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.
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?