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Dianne Feinstein Accidentally Confirms That NSA Tapped The Internet Backbone

Nsaspy It’s widely known that the NSA has taps connected to the various telco networks, thanks in large part to AT&T employee Mark Klein who blew the whistle on AT&T’s secret NSA room in San Francisco. What was unclear was exactly what kind of access the NSA had. Various groups like the EFF and CDT have both been asking the administration to finally come […]

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NSA Admits: There Have Been A Bunch Of Intentional Abuses, Including Spying On Love Interests

Nsaspy Mike MasnickTechdirt So, this week, we wrote about the NSA quietly admitting that there had been intentional abuses of its surveillance infrastructure, despite earlier claims by NSA boss Keith Alexander and various folks in Congress that there had been absolutely no ”intentional” abuses.  Late on Friday (of course) the NSA finally put out an official statement admitting to an average […]

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Lindsey Graham Celebrates the Death of the Constitution

Constitution1 Glenn Greenwald takes Senator Lindsey Graham to task for defending the destruction of the Fourth Amendment. Unfortunately, Greenwald insists on using the false left-right paradigm to make his argument. He says the senator from South Carolina is “one of the most right-wing members of the United States Congress.”   Obama is often described as a […]

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