United Nations “concerned” over AT&T allowing NSA to spy on diplomats
UN will discuss the spying issue with AT&T.
by Jennifer Abel
Jeb Bush Claims That Creating Encryption Harms America
“If you create encryption, it makes it harder for the American government to do its job.”
by Mike Masnick

Surveillance Society: Students easy targets for data miners
Policy allows unfettered data collection.
by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Eavesdropping App Will Turn Your Smartphone into a Virtual PA
“The system is trained to identify individual human speakers, recognise emotion and detect stress.”
by New Scientist

Former SLC mayor sues NSA, George W. Bush and Dick Cheney over 2002 Olympic spying
Anderson accused NSA and Bush administration of blanket surveillance over everyone in Salt Lake City.
by Fox News
Ashley Madison hack could mean trouble for some feds, troops
6,788 addresses ending in “us.army.mil.”
by Kevin Lilley

Snowden Documents Reveal AT&T’s "Extreme Willingness to Help" NSA Domestic Spy Program
Company supplied access to billions of emails.
by Democracty Now!
Yelp Partners with Feds, Offers “Citizen Insights” of TSA
Effort to monitor government opposition.
by Kurt Nimmo


Woman Says Drone Appeared to be Trying to Get Images of Her Suntanning Topless
Yellow quadcopter with a small flashing light appeared by her balcony.
by Stephanie Ip, Nick Eagland
Drone stalks woman suntanning topless on private balcony
“It felt like an invasion of privacy,” she said.
by National Post

School, Police Chief Must Face Lawsuit Brought By Student Suspended For 10 Days For Tweeting 'Actually, Yes'
“It quickly became clear anything resembling a proportionate response wasn’t in the works.”
by Tim Cushing

Chelsea Manning Threatened With Indefinite Solitary Confinement For Expired Toothpaste, Copy Of Vanity Fair
Whistleblower also accused of “disorderly conduct” for asking for a lawyer.
by Mike Masnick
Russian Developers Claim They Have an NSA-Proof, Secure Encrypted Phone
Developers are reportedly in talks now with mobile operators across Russia.
by Russia Insider

Sweden to Drop Assange Sex Assault Probe as Deadline Expires
44-year-old Australian can still however be prosecuted for the more serious claim of rape…
by AFP
The Pentagon’s Half-Billion-Dollar Drone Boondoggle
Rivalry between Army and Air Force over Predator drones may have cost the Pentagon over $500 million.
by Sharon Weinberger