National Review | Once again, Obama justifies the NSA spy program.
RT | Students are told that using without permission is “stealing.”
Washington’s Blog | Through our computers, phones, cars, buses, streetlights, at airports and on the street, via mobile scanners and drones, through our smart meters and more…
Telegraph.co.uk | Movements of motorists are being tracked through their mobile phones and satellite navigation systems.
The Verge | Countries on the watch list could face trade sanctions from Washington.
ZeeNews | Chinese hackers reportedly trying to monitor and gain access to technology used by US in developing drones.
Adan Salazar | Letter claims 54 terrorists busted with aid of NSA.
The New American | The spy dragnet captures too much surveillance to pinpoint specific threats.
USA Today | Justice Dept. may have violated ethics rules.
Anthony Gucciardi | Celebrated eugenicist Sir David Attenborough calls on nations to stop feeding third world citizens.
TechDirt | State auditors discovered more than half of Minnesota’s 11,000 law enforcement agents misused license database.
TechDirt | FEMA ordered the drones grounded or it would have people from Falcon UAV arrested.
Paul Joseph Watson | Hayden: “The problem I have with the Internet is that it’s anonymous.”
Zero Hedge | A lavish Star Trek room he had built as part of his ‘Information Dominance Center’ is endlessly revealing.
Katherine Mangu-Ward | Font is named after the Library of Congress code ZXX.
freebeacon.com< | Health care experts say the proposal raises additional privacy concerns over Americans’ personal health information.
rt.com | Suddeutsche Zeitung reported that Germany’s Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution works closely with the US.
The Register.co.uk | Recommend French cabinet ministers stop using smartphones for phone calls because they are not secure.
Cnet | Another revelation from Edward Snowden.
Paul Joseph Watson | Long term goal is to “identify terrorists and criminals in public areas.”
boston.com | The calendars will sell for about $10, and customers can pre-order them online.
Reuters | E.U. demanded talks to see if U.S. had secretly tapped into Belgium’s financial database.
CNET | “In this case, data is rerouted to the NSA central, and then relayed to its destination, without either end noticing.”
EFF.org | Quick summary of the bills in Congress drafted after the June leaks that have a chance to go forward.
Washington’s Blog | Hamilton says Americans should be more outraged about spying abuses.
The Guardian | Agency insists it complies with rules governing privacy.
The Verge | Out of 17,835 suspects, fewer than 2,000 cleared the FISA court’s standard.
L.A. Times | Ruling a victory to those who say Google violated their privacy.
Bloomberg | Violations involved taps on as many as 16,000 phone numbers.
Anthony Gucciardi | The latest iPhone is an ode to biometrics, spying, and the Big Brother control grid.
TechDirt | The agency is arguing that the smartphone-buying public is “complicit in its own surveillance.”
Spiegel | Agency can even extract contact lists and notes.
Washington Post | The president not only approved but encouraged warrantless surveillance.
The Verge | EFF says this could lead to location tracking.
The Guardian | Caproni even downplayed broad surveillance powers under PATRIOT Act.
Fox News | “The NSA has undermined a fundamental social contract,” says expert.
The Guardian | Five pieces of advice to stay secure.
RT | Privacy pulverized: NSA, GCHQ can bypass online encryption, new Snowden leak reveals.
USA Today | NSA calls decryption “price of admission” Americans must pay for Internet access.
Guardian | $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies to insert weaknesses into products.
AP | Lawsuit says Google even scans e-mails from non-users.
AFP | Mexican president warns spying would be illegal if proven true.
Adan Salazar | Slideshow indicates no one is to refer to project by name.
Hunter Lewis | This is exactly how Mussolini ran Italy and Roosevelt tried to run the U.S. with the National Recovery Act.
Reuters | Brazil’s Globo news program reports revelations based on documents obtained by Glenn Greenwald from Edward Snowden.
AFP | Spied on internal communications of France’s foreign ministry and diplomats and those of Qatar-based television station Al-Jazeera…
The Cable | American Intelligence agencies had intel on chemical attack three days before it took place.
Reuters | Technology firms want to be allowed to publish information about US government requests under the Fisa legislation.
The Washington Post | Spy agency taps into high-volume servers.
The Seattle Times | NSA tries to defend spying as “internal security breaches.”