Apple Inc. executives have labeled leadership of the U.S. government's National Security Agency “malicious hackers” and have vowed to fight against reported NSA software hacks of all of Apple's iPhones.
The German magazine Der Spiegel revealed extraordinary details about the NSA's TAO program December 29, which is tasked with “pervasive” penetration of the Internet and global telephone traffic.
A New York judge said the NSA's warrantless surveillance of all telephone records is legal though it "imperils the civil liberties of every citizen."
The Washington Post, one of the premier mouthpieces for the establishment, is facing a tsunami of criticism and calls for full disclosure after the newspaper’s new owner, Amazon CEO and Bilderberg luminary Jeff Bezos, secured a $600 million contract with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency for “cloud” services.
After six months of silence, National Security Administration (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden has begun speaking publicly about how he “won” a debate over massive warrantless surveillance of Americans by their government.
Reddit, the giant aggregator of social, political, and entertainment news, which boasts that it is “the front page of the Internet,” is taking flak for announcing that it now bans all climate “deniers” from its science forum.
England’s prestigious Oxford Union recently invited talk-radio host Michael Savage to a debate on whether or not NSA leaker Edward Snowden is a hero.
In a heated exchange, German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly told President Obama that NSA tactics resemble those of the Stasi.
A number of technology companies have combined their efforts to expose and counter surveillance by governmental entities.