Tech Dirt | President’s proposal raises numerous questions and seems entirely focused on just one problem of the NSA’s surveillance capabilities.
CNN | Paul tweets what the President should say to the pope.
RT | British secret services wanted to end newspaper.
AFP | Russians are now shying away from American technology products and providers.
The Daily Caller | A second grader’s answers to a Common Core-aligned math worksheet were marked as incorrect because they weren’t “friendly” enough.
Washington’s Blog | NSA spying is costing the U.S. tech industry tens of billions of dollars.
Phillip W. Magness | Dispute in Senate became the impetus for the D.C. Emancipation Act in April 1862.
South China Morning Post | 61 students also arrested.
Tech Dirt | Carter says that he believes the NSA is likely spying on his communications, so he actually avoids using email for communication with foreign leaders.
David Byrne | Would the world really be a better place without the Internet?
Kit Daniels | For the past 20 years, multiple agencies have been tracking cars with E-ZPass tags no where near a toll booth.
Daily Caller | Strangely enough, Common Core isn’t quite good enough for Gates and his wife when it comes to the education of their own three children.
Mashable | If it were up to the NSA, we would be victims in the dark.
Richard Wike | If ever there were a global trend, it’s that the revolution will be tweeted, and then restricted.
Washington Examiner | Traffic citations added to military database.
Jon Rappoport | The President’s own task force concluded that NSA spying in the US hadn’t prevented a single act of terrorism.
Mikael Thalen | Thousands of audio and video recorders to protect passengers from “train derailments.”
The Atlantic | Attorney quotes Thomas Paine.
Tech Dirt | American public won’t be allowed to find out anything about DoJ’s justification for warrantless GPS tracking.
Reuters | U.S. judge decided not to combine several lawsuits accusing Internet search company of violating privacy rights of millions.
RT | American delegates say NSA spying is in “strict compliance” of law.
The Washington Post | Agency can record “100 percent” of a call.
Infowars.com | Reveals much about what the elites in government think about the rest of us.
Politico | For Sen. Dianne Feinstein, regulation of unmanned aerial vehicles has gotten personal.
Adan Salazar | Mammoth federal agency continues unchallenged invasion of non-transportation related events.
Daniel McAdams | The stage is being set to silence dissent.
news.msn.com | Confiscating tens of thousands of dollars even if no criminal charges are filed.
Bloomberg | Google seeks to black out portions of a court hearing transcript on how it mines data.
RT | NSA relies on malicious software.
zerohedge.com | China’s top envoy to Germany has warned the West against punishing Russia with sanctions for its intervention in Ukraine.
rinf.com | NSA whistleblower’s legal counsel talks about the future of our dragnet state.
Melanie Batley | Accused her of obstructing the committee’s investigation and misleading Congress.
Tech Dirt | Letter actually more or less confirms what Feinstein claimed despite Brennan’s bogus denial.
The Guardian | NSA whistleblower accuses Dianne Feinstein of double standards, pointing out her lack of concern about widespread surveillance of ordinary citizens.
Adan Salazar | Able to distinguish a person’s face even if 60 percent obscured.
The Hill | Justice Dept. opened an investigation into the incident.
Fox News | Judge wants to extend the deadline further.
CBS Sacramento | A new, scenic development surrounded by winding waterways is billed as a “safe haven.”
Pro Publica | The Stasi files are an important reminder of what a repressive regime can do with so little information.
Washington Post | Snowden says he talked to more than ten officials.
The Hill | Agency wanted to keep data beyond five years.
Kristan T. Harris | Cameras tied into Milwaukee Fusion Center
Infowars.com | Total surveillance panopticon meant to keep the American public under control.
washingtonpost.com | “I had reported these clearly problematic programs to more than ten distinct officials, none of whom took any action to address them.”
The Verge | Despite six years of Federal Aviation Administration statements to the contrary.
Tech Dirt | The CIA is attempting, weakly, to spin this as being the Senate staffers’ fault.
AP | Couple take a stand for their health and privacy.
SF Gate | Plan was to initially blanket the city with spy tech.
Tech Dirt | Censored political website in Mexico that was a key site in protesting the current Mexican administration.
CBS News | Snowden will appear via video conference.