American authors tell Senate to act on NSA reform because “Mass surveillance invades our private thoughts and lives, chilling speech and spreading fear and mistrust throughout a society.”Read more »
Ostensibly designed to protect us from cyberthreats, the bill instead takes aim at whistleblowers and internet activists and facilitates a vast flow of our private communications data to the NSA.
Attorney General Holder goes to Norway to recommend pre-emptive prosecution of terror, just as an avalanche of reports and films document the unconstitutionality of U.S. terror prosecutions.Read more »
The US Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have committed a wide range of human rights violations in post 9-11 terrorism prosecutions, according to a report released yesterday by Human Rights Watch and Columbia Law School’s Human Rights Institute.Read more »
Mary Anne Grady-Flores is released pending appeal. She was serving one year in jail for violating an order of protection that prevented her from going near Hancock air base.Read more »
Check out ‘Surveillance Nation: Critical Reflections on Privacy and Its Threats’, a new collection of Nation articles from 1931-2014 which provides a compelling walk through the rise of the surveillance state.Read more »
Today President Obama will receive a letter by certified mail from 30 “civil society organizations, companies and security experts” asking him to promise to veto CISA (S. 2588)Read more »
If this isn’t terrorism, we don’t know what is: 10,000 mink, foxes and even a bobcat were set free from ten fur farms in the midwest last summer. True, no one was hurt, no weapons used, no threats issued. But the targets were “animal enterprises”…Read more »