Friday, May 20, 2022

Tag: spying

Trump’s new spy chief used to work for a foreign politician...

Richard Grenell did not disclose payments for advocacy work on behalf of a Moldovan politician whom the U.S. later accused of corruption. His own office’s policy says that could leave him vulnerable to blackmail.

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.

Big Brother/NSA Spies Stopped In Their Tracks; But for How Long?

A decision was recently made saying the NSA surveillance program goes beyond what is appropriate under the Patriot Act. With the Patriot Act up for renewal in a couple weeks, this ruling will hopefully get U.S. citizens to rise up and demand this government respect their privacy.

A Nation of Snitches

"Freedom demands the destruction of the security and surveillance organs and the disempowering of the millions of informants who work for the state." Are we living in a time bomb where informants keep a populace in a state of fear?

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?

An Angry White House Vows to Confront Netanyahu, but Will It...

Is the White House prepared to end longstanding U.S. support for the occupation? After the White House found out Israeli was spying on U.S.-Iran talks and giving the information to Republican-controlled Congress, that question is up for debate.

NSA & British GCHQ Hacked SIM Card Maker to Steal Encryption...

NSA, and its British counterpart, have hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world. They are now able to oversee mobile communications without permission from telecom companies and foreign governments.

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

Former Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter during George Floyd arrest

“His acknowledgment he did something wrong is an important step toward healing the wounds of the Floyd family, our community, and the nation."

New research could lead to solar panels that work at night

“We do not yet have the miracle material that will make the thermoradiative diode an everyday reality, but we made a proof of principle and are eager to see how much we can improve on this result in the coming years.”

How America can stop violence against health care workers

“The severity seems to keep going up. It doesn’t go down.”

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.