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Glenn Greenwald has an amazing scoop: a secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) Order that reveals widespread, domestic surveillance under the Obama administration. To say Greenwald's ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 1024 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 04:43 AM PDT with 432 Recommends
The Guardian has another blockbuster scoop : The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 293 comments on Fri Jun 07, 2013 at 06:45 AM PDT with 353 Recommends
This story's breaking over at the NY Times' website, as of 25 minutes ago... [http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/07/us/nsa-verizon-calls.html?hp&_r=0 Verizon Case Offers Glimpse of Vast N.S.A. ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 372 comments on Thu Jun 06, 2013 at 12:27 PM PDT with 273 Recommends
As I’ve noted many times in this community, the following report is about the over-arching reality of our surveillance state. This story has been reported—in various iterations—based upon ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 323 comments on Fri Jul 11, 2014 at 08:44 AM PDT with 256 Recommends
The U.K's Daily Mail reports : The Department of Homeland Security [DHS] has been forced to release a list of keywords and phrases it uses to monitor social networking sites and online media for ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 257 comments on Tue May 29, 2012 at 06:07 AM PDT with 208 Recommends
The headline barely begins (it doesn't do it justice) to reflect the truly stunning content of this breaking story, as you'll realize once you read it, in its entirety. Essentially, this is " the ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 347 comments on Sat Sep 28, 2013 at 09:53 AM PDT with 196 Recommends
Three of my whistleblower clients (Tom Drake, Bill Binney, and J. Kirk Wiebe) warned us a year ago that the NSA was already doing this: collecting and storing massive amounts of private data on ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 111 comments on Fri Mar 23, 2012 at 05:09 AM PDT with 182 Recommends
Washington's Blog is running a two-part exclusive interview with former NSA senior executive Thomas Drake this weekend and, to put it mildly, it's pretty damning... [Diarist's Note: Washington's ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat Jun 14, 2014 at 01:35 PM PDT with 172 Recommends
In the midst of ongoing delays due to steadily-breaking news about the subject over the past 36 hours, I have held off concluding my three-part series on "Reports On the DoJ's Seizure of AP ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 140 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 11:39 AM PDT with 161 Recommends
National Security Agency (NSA) expert and author Jim Bamford has a another explosive article in Wired Magazine : But one of the agency’s biggest secrets is just how careless it is with that ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 129 comments on Tue Apr 03, 2012 at 05:45 AM PDT with 151 Recommends
TIME Magazine joins the Obama administration in equating whistleblowers with spies, a characterization aimed at silencing other potential whistleblowers. As I wrote yesterday, the magazine's cover ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 179 comments on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 05:50 AM PDT with 121 Recommends
Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), a bill the ACLU described as: . . . a dangerously overbroad bill that would allow companies ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 69 comments on Fri Apr 27, 2012 at 05:15 AM PDT with 121 Recommends
I appeared on Democracy Now this morning with National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower, fellow Kossack , and my client Thomas Drake discussing the NSA's spying on American citizens, Drake's ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed Mar 21, 2012 at 08:31 AM PDT with 93 Recommends
National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblowers Thomas Drake , Bill Binney, J. Kirk Wiebe, Edward Loomis, and Diane Roark have been through enough . They were targeted with a federal criminal ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue May 15, 2012 at 06:08 AM PDT with 84 Recommends
Tim Shorrock's must-read piece in The Nation features the "NSA Four" - whistleblowers Thomas Drake , Bill Binney, J. Kirk Wiebe , and Edward Loomis - continuing to disclose ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 07:04 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
The Washington Post reports : The Air Force said Monday that it had fined the former commander of the Dover Air Force Base mortuary $7,000 and suspended his top deputy for 20 days without pay for ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue May 22, 2012 at 05:36 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
According to a new intelligence community report to Congress , the number of people who held security clearances for access to ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Oct 20, 2011 at 05:44 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
Apparently the embarrassment of the completely failed prosecution of NSA whistleblower Thomas Drake for alleged mishandling of ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Nov 21, 2011 at 05:43 AM PST with 26 Recommends
The New York Times reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and White House are about to reveal a . . . plan for a sweeping overhaul of surveillance laws that would make it easier to ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 06:42 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
In a response to a lawsuit filed by National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblowers J. Kirk Wiebe, Thomas Drake (the whistleblower ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jan 18, 2012 at 06:01 AM PST with 22 Recommends