US court extends NSA surveillance rules in current form
A reform bill, the USA Freedom Act, ran into difficulties in the Senate.
by John Ribeiro
CIA unlikely to lose power in wake of interrogation report
Agency expected to emerge with its role and power intact.
by Greg Miller and Dana Priest

Spy Wars: CIA vs. Congress
Why is it okay to spy on U.S. citizens but not government officials?
by Jesse Ventura
Washington pay-by-mile pilot program approval expected
GPS trackers to record drivers’ data in real-time.
by Jake Whittenberg

Swedish Police Raid The Pirate Bay, Site Offline
Police and digital forensics experts seize computers, servers.
by Torrent Freak
Amazon warns it could take drones testing outside US
“In the absence of a timely approval by the FAA to conduct outdoor testing…”

Drones in demand: Congress eyes more surveillance craft for Islamic State fight
Congress blocks retirement of most famous drone assassins, and increases procurement of second bomb-dropping, surveillance unmanned aircraft.
by Rowan Scarborough
The Forecaster: Can This Computer Predict The Future? (The Government Certainly Thinks So)
For nearly ten years economic forecaster Martin Armstrong sat in a federal prison.
by Mac Slavo

Shop & Sh*t: Amazon's Bold New Ad Campaign
Online retailer apparently vying for title of “Worst Ad Campaign Ever.”
by Adan Salazar
Appeals Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Idaho Woman's Case Against NSA Spying
EFF, ACLU Support Smith in Fighting Mass Surveillance Before Ninth Circuit.

Who Should Own the Internet? Julian Assange on Living in a Surveillance Society
“Everything about the world Orwell envisioned has become so obvious that one keeps running up against the novel’s narrative shortcomings.”
by Julian Assange
Operation AURORAGOLD: How the NSA Hacks Cellphone Networks Worldwide
NSA has spied on hundreds of companies and organizations internationally.
by Ryan Gallagher

Emails Show FBI Worked to Debunk 'Conspiracy Theories' Following Michael Hastings' Death
“We’re getting slammed with inquiries regarding what appear to be conspiracy theories surrounding Michael Hastings car crash”
by Jason Leopold
CPS Confiscates Children After Family Chooses Home Birth
One infant stricken with pneumonia while in state custody.
by Adan Salazar

Teacher's Michael Brown Test Highlights Brainwashing Process
Schools participation in #HandsUpWalkOut protest angers parents.
by Steve Watson