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According to the New York Times, Obama has already surpassed his secrecy-loving predecessor and every ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 848 comments on Fri Jun 11, 2010 at 12:18 PM PDT with 573 Recommends
I'm thrilled this is still on the Rec. List!!!!!!!!!!!! But please sign the petition on Drake's behalf. I ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 329 comments on Mon May 23, 2011 at 04:49 AM PDT with 526 Recommends
I really don’t know where to begin here, so I won’t. Very simply, if you have any doubts that people in the United States maintain ANY [http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 419 comments on Sat Mar 17, 2012 at 12:55 AM PDT with 449 Recommends
Throughout the extended weekend, there had been rumors circulating around the blogosphere that a huge NSA hacking story— not originating via Edward Snowden—was about to break, and it was going ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 710 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 02:34 AM PST with 442 Recommends
This , and in particular, the corresponding comment thread, are a perfect example of mob-whipped paranoia in action. If the NSA is actually spending time wrapped up in Daily Kos meta, then GOOD! ...
by kos
Comment Count 1682 comments on Tue Feb 25, 2014 at 11:27 AM PST with 429 Recommends
according to The Switch blog at The Washington Post , in a story just emailed as breaking news, NSA uses Google cookies to pinpoint targets for hacking . The story is co-authored by Barton Gellman, ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 385 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 06:38 PM PST with 423 Recommends
Marcy Wheeler has been providing brilliant and downright historically significant commentary on the NSA story since long before the public ever heard the name, Edward Snowden. This week, as I've ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 117 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 10:04 PM PST with 418 Recommends
Yesterday I brought the story of John Napier Tye to Dailykos but it scrolled off rather quickly so I thought I would have another go, adding this bonus article from the Atlantic on the story. But ...
by LieparDestin
Comment Count 296 comments on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 04:40 AM PDT with 416 Recommends
Assume for just a moment that nobody with tyrannical notions could ever be in a position to use the vaults of data the U.S. government is storing, apparently in perpetuity, for nefarious purposes. ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 468 comments on Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 01:43 PM PDT with 411 Recommends
Last night, AP had a blockbuster story on the recently-revealed NSA Prism program, disclosed by Amerian whistleblower Edward Snowden, . We knew that Prism seizes records from the 9 biggest Internet ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 405 comments on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 06:09 AM PDT with 400 Recommends
We have been seeing, and we'll continue to see, a full frontal assault on Edward Snowden, in the press, throughout the blogosphere, and certainly here among the hyperpartisans. A large portion of ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 500 comments on Mon Jun 24, 2013 at 12:16 PM PDT with 399 Recommends
When President Obama announced his plan for a panel of "outside experts" to conduct an "independent" review of the National Security Agency's domestic surveillance activities, I didn't expect much.
by Deep Harm
Comment Count 851 comments on Mon Aug 12, 2013 at 10:42 PM PDT with 389 Recommends
Three of my clients, National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblowers William Binney, J. Kirk Wiebe, and Thomas Drake are featured in a front-page USA Today article discussing the latest disclosures ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 187 comments on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 05:59 AM PDT with 386 Recommends
Edward Snowden provided more than a half-hour’s worth of truly stunning testimony to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parliamentary_Assembly_of_the_Council_of_Europe Parliamentary Assembly] of ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 249 comments on Wed Apr 09, 2014 at 10:19 PM PDT with 379 Recommends
The New York Times' national security Mark Mazzetti deserves credit for his must-read article on the Americans who helped expose Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) spying on political opponents:
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 291 comments on Tue Jan 07, 2014 at 06:48 AM PST with 367 Recommends
Oops, I did it again. This. Is. Awesome. That lawsuit Sen. ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 175 comments on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 04:15 PM PST with 366 Recommends
UPDATE: WaPo ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 119 comments on Thu Jun 09, 2011 at 05:57 AM PDT with 358 Recommends
Executives for the nation's largest technology companies met with President Obama this morning to argue that the NSA's unchecked surveillance is harming their businesses and the overall economic ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 577 comments on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 12:23 PM PST with 356 Recommends
Originally published in Tikkun Daily When the White House task force's independent report was released this week, expectations were that it would contain ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 248 comments on Sat Dec 21, 2013 at 08:33 AM PST with 353 Recommends
Easily , IMHO, one of the most important Snowden/NSA document leaks yet. (See the links to the five newest, leaked NSA documents, farther down in this post.) To understand the implications of this ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 268 comments on Tue Mar 11, 2014 at 08:39 PM PDT with 351 Recommends