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Judge Rules Against Obama, Slams His Use of �Secret Law

Obama said his is “the most transparent administration in history,” but we all know that even that is a lie. His entire administration is based on secrecy – whether they are covering up the murders in Benghazi,  spying on millions of innocent Americans behind closed doors, secretly targeting their political opponents,  or lying about who we are funding […] Read More →

Big Brother�s reach extends far beyond Facebook�s facial recognition announcement

Joe from MassPrivateI Facebook is considering incorporating most of its 1 billion-plus members’ profile photos into its growing facial recognition database, expanding the scope of the social network’s controversial technology. The possible move, which Facebook revealed in an update to its data use policy on Thursday, is intended to improve the performance of its “Tag […] Read More →

NSA procedures allow the government to use data ‘inadvertently’ collected without a warrant

Two things of note in this exclusive by the Guardian newspaper on the procedures followed by the NSA in collecting data from “non-US persons” as well as the accidental collection of communications from US citizens. First, as leaker Snowden observed, what’s in these documents is “policy” not necessarily “practice.” In other words, there are technical […] Read More →

Romney Was Clumsy, but He Had a Point

“There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what,” Mitt Romney told donors in a $50,000-a-plate Florida fundraiser that was secretly recorded in May and released by Mother Jones this week. In an unfortunate choice of words, Romney described those 47 percent as people who “are dependent upon […] Read More →

Four Days to Stop a Corporate Death Star

  Details are leaking of a top-secret, global corporate power grab of breathtaking scope � attacking everything from a free Internet to health and environmental regulations, and we have just 4 days to stop it. Big business has a new plan to fatten their pockets: a giant global pact, with an international tribunal to enforce […] Read More →