Scott Lazarowitz | Unfortunately, convincing most people of these true facts of life seems almost impossible.
Andrew P. Napolitano | Object of conspiracy is to emasculate all Americans of their right to privacy in order to predict our behavior.
Daily Mail | Microphones could be fitted around a house to respond to voice requests.
Mercury News | Spy agencies’ extent is even more sinister.
economictimes.com | Germany’s Bavaria state has pledged to maintain an effective post-war ban on Adolf Hitler’s manifesto.
Infowars.com | Last night’s episode of The Daily Show tackled the hilariously unsettling news that the American and British governments are spying on games like World of Warcraft and Second Life.
The Verge | The FBI began experimenting with drones in 1995, but didn’t view them as a viable option for video surveillance until a full decade later.
Paul Joseph Watson | Last refuge of privacy to be completely eviscerated.
RT | More than 500 renowned authors – including five Nobel laureates – from across the globe have signed a petition demanding to end ‘mass surveillance’.
Tenth Amendment Center | Proposed legislation would keep Arizona from giving material support to the spy agency.
Telegraph.co.uk | “.. to seek out terrorist or criminal chat and even to recruit valuable informants such as foreign embassy drivers who happened to be players..”
London Guardian | AOL, Twitter, Yahoo, Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Apple and LinkedIn to call for reforms to restore the public’s trust in the internet.
Alex Wilhelm | Agency cites Executive Order 12333, issued by then-President Ronald Reagan in 1981.
Tech Dirt | Our founding fathers understood the problems with overly-broad warrants and the dangers posed by unreasonable searches and seizures.
Extreme Tech | Darpa says it can make high-fidelity space cameras much quicker and cheaper to launch.
RT | U.S. uses foreign partners for global data collection.
washingtonpost.com | 52 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 say they would vote to recall Obama.
Cory Doctorow | A strong shift towards total online surveillance.
RT | Police not interested in protecting privacy and human rights.
Mike Paczesny | Officers asked passenger for ID as driver turned on cell phone recorder and recorded incident.
Kit Daniels | Wash. school district scanned students’ palms without parents’ prior consent.
washingtontimes.com | Racked up a total of more than $400,000 for the whole year, three times the entire liquor tab for all of 2008.
Infowars.com | Head of Wikileaks was threatened with arrest and prosecution for whistleblowing website.
Ernest Istook | bamacare has always included the agenda of sex-without-consequences.
RT | “Unintentional collection is not viewed as a significant issue,” the leaked note read.
Washington Post | British authorities are taking full aim at a messenger shedding light on his secret files.
CBS New York | Harlem Precinct Commander Says Effort Will Help Fight Rising Crime.
The Hill | House Republican leaders are under pressure to allow a vote on legislation that would curb NSA powers.
rt.com | A wheelchair-bound Canadian woman was denied entry to the United States this week because she was previously diagnosed with clinical depression.
Krishnadev Calamur | Police arrested Alaa Abdel-Fattah from his home late Thursday night as his toddler slept nearby.
FSFE | For a long time, cars were a symbol of freedom and independence. No longer.
Fox News | NSA and Canadian counterpart carried out spying operations during G8 and G20 summits in Toronto, according to new report.
Infowars.com | Surveillance cams get party hats.
John Banks | So-called “FISA Improvements Act” is poised to actually do the complete opposite of what its title implies.
Paul Joseph Watson | Company suspends accounts of foul-mouthed Xbox gamers.
EFF.org | Here’s a cheat sheet to help you talk about the NSA spying when you’re with family and friends.
Mikael Thalen | Researchers recently unveiled a new fleet of drones capable of obeying vocal and visual commands.
RT | US and British intelligence officials say they are concerned about a “doomsday” collection of highly classified, heavily encrypted materials.
WTOP | Physicians prescribing apps that help track patients’ illnesses through information collected by their smartphones.
EFF.org | Privacy may not be the only casualty of the National Security Agency’s massive surveillance program.
Washington Times | D.C. police activated 100 new “next-generation” traffic cameras Saturday.
Paul Joseph Watson | Next generation UAV to spy on Americans?
dailydot.com | Recently leaked documents from Edward Snowden show the NSA had a plan to rapidly expand its authority.
rt.com | Has facilitated the data collection method employed by the NSA’s PRISM program.
Tom Dart | Attention to spark more debate, greater openness, extra focus.
The Local.de | The parties are currently in coalition negotiations over forming Germany’s next government.
Politico | Turf war building over surveillance legislation.
Channel 4 News | British gov’t didn’t protect its citizens from foreign surveillance.
Foreign Policy | The tyrants move to suppress anonymous free speech.
Boing Boing | She neglected to include healthful Ritz crackers in her kids’ school lunches.