UK Cops Brag About Using Facial Recognition Software To Capture... A Shoplifter
Not exactly comforting… at least not for citizens who may resemble suspected criminals and vice versa.
by Tim Cushing
Journalists and Anti-Vax Campaigners Could Be Considered Terrorists Under UK Law
Broader definition gives police and legal system much greater powers where they are not necessary.
by Joseph Cox

GCHQ furor, Snowden keep NSA in the media spotlight
NSA will continue to stay in the news for a long time to come.
by James Rogers
EU Imposes New Sanctions Against Russian Officials
The European Union agreed Tuesday to impose new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia’s actions in Ukraine, amid mounting international anger after a Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down over rebel-held territory. European foreign ministers stopped short, at least for now, of more forceful sanctions that would hit full sectors of the Russian economy. […]
by Associated Press

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden plans to work on easy-to-use privacy tools
Snowden reiterates that protecting privacy doesn’t end but only starts with encryption.
by Ian Paul
Snowden: NSA snoops shared intercepted sextings
Analysts were comfortable sharing the information because they worked in small offices where everyone knew everyone else.
by John Bacon

Verizon Offers Free Gifts to Customers Who Consent to Surveillance
Wireless company in middle of NSA scandal offers gift cards for your web surfing and location history.
by Kit Daniels
TSA Pounded Over Airline Ticket 'security fee' Hike
Agency receives more than 300 comments through Friday largely critical of new fees.
by Bart Jansen

NSA: Releasing Snowden E-mails Would Invade His Privacy
Spy agency shows no such concern when violating the privacy of millions.
by Kit Daniels
How the CIA Partnered With Amazon and Changed Intelligence
Cloud computing is one of the core components of the strategy..
by Frank Kokel

Prepare To Pay More To Fly As TSA Fees Go Up Next Week
Tickets purchased next Monday will cost you more..
by Michelle Durham
TSA Lets Illegals Fly Without ID, Harasses Mom Over Breast Milk
Federal agency considers American moms bigger terror threat than foreigners boarding planes without identification.
by Paul Joseph Watson

The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control
NSA has “totalitarian mentality” that is “greatest threat” to US society since Civil War.
by Antony Loewenstein
Documents Show NSA Knew London Guardian Was Pressured To Destroy Snowden Files
While the White House publicly denounced UK government’s actions, spy chiefs secretly lauded it.
by Steve Watson