Government’s Surveillance of Americans now “Incidental”

The ACLU today released more than a dozen new documents concerning the government’s warrantless surveillance of millions of Americans. They were obtained from several intelligence agencies in an ongoing Freedom of Information Act lawsuit and relate to Section 702 of Continue reading Government’s Surveillance of Americans now “Incidental”

California Anti-Abortion Activists Face Wierd Eavesdropping Charges

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced 15 felony charges against two anti-abortion activists, David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, in connection with their hidden-camera recordings of conversations with Planned Parenthood employees they sought to implicate in the illegal sale of fetal Continue reading California Anti-Abortion Activists Face Wierd Eavesdropping Charges

WikiLeaks: CIA Turns Computers, Smartphones and TVs into Surveillance Devices

The documents claim to show the CIA’s ability to turn computers, smartphones and TVs into surveillance devices or “covert microphones” even when turned off. WikiLeaks claims the CIA has software that enables it to bypass encrypted messaging applications including WhatsApp, Signal, Telegram Continue reading WikiLeaks: CIA Turns Computers, Smartphones and TVs into Surveillance Devices

Trump Ideology Test, Extreme Vetting Means “Who’s Next!”

The Trump administration says it is suspending all refugee admissions to the United States until it can come up with a plan for “extreme vetting.” So what could that mean? Refugees are already subjected to multiple interviews and a security Continue reading Trump Ideology Test, Extreme Vetting Means “Who’s Next!”