Al Jazeera | The massive surveillance system built up over the last 10 years is the domestic companion of overseas drone killings.
CBS St. Louis | St. Louis pastor is planning a toy gun buyback later this summer.
David Sirota | Violence, arrests of Occupy protesters and stop-and-frisk. Plus: A worshipful media.
Svitlana Tuchynska | Each year the Security Service of Ukraine gets court orders to tap the phones of approximately 25,000 people.
Josh Harkinson | “I don’t want to lock myself into just felonies.”
Washington Times | Hollywood could have a field day with a new Big Brother conspiracy theory.
The Guardian | Firedoglake blogger Daniel Wright publishes once-classified FBI documents that show extent of agency’s investigation into Swartz
economicpolicyjournal.com | Don’t trust tax “reform” for one minute. It is about increasing the tax take.
Mikael Thalen | This system is only one of many crime prevention programs being dropped on the state of Washington.
Paul Joseph Watson | More incarnations of spy technology to undergo testing.
EPIC | The Department of Homeland Security has released documents about the use of body scanners by the US Secret Service.
Daily Texan | APD is the first agency in Texas to use the StarChase system.
Electronics Weekly | Boxes which can see what you’re doing in your home…
Aaron Dykes | New York’s authoritarian mayor has now finalized plans to ban Styrofoam as he continues his attempt to socially engineer the population.
Jack Doyle | Police are set to be given new powers to seize confidential material from journalists.
Paul Joseph Watson | Sensor housed in drone can see 6 inch objects from 20,000 feet altitude.
A Lightning War for Liberty | It’s getting impossible to keep track of all the new spy tools being rolled out by the police state in the name of “fighting terrorism”, aka spying on innocent American citizens unconstitutionally.
Jason Lee Byas | The pursuit was gang warfare writ large, made possible only by the territorial monopolies LAPD and other police forces maintain on “legitimate” violence.
Steve Watson | President drilled reporters not to cover secret order.
Tom Blumer | “We’re counting on all of you, the legitimate news media to cover these discussions…”
London Guardian | A multinational security firm has secretly developed software capable of tracking people’s movements and predicting future behaviour by mining data from social networking websites.
Examiner | Washington state politicians channel Nanny Bloomberg’s NYC control freak practices.
The Hill | Order would establish a voluntary program where companies operating critical infrastructure would elect to meet cybersecurity best practices and standards.
CBS 8 | Police test out $100,000 “Scout” surveillance drone.
weeklystandard.com | Thomas E. Ricks says that Hagel “didn’t do well” in his Senate hearing last week.
RT | Farage: PR against online critics makes EU no better than a banana republic.
Steve Watson | Lawmaker fights against law enforcement use of spy craft.
Radio.WAOI.com | State Rep. Lance Gooden has introduced a measure which would outlaw the use of drones by individuals, or state or federal law enforcement.
CBS News | Toxicology studies, dating to the mid-1990s, stated that chip implants had “induced” malignant tumors in some lab mice and rats.
Beta Beat | New app would allow the company to serve more specific ads.
Washington Post | DHS Secretary is quietly making it known that she is considering a 2016 run.
Daily Mail | Privacy campaigners say this represents the ‘biggest data grab in NHS history’.
Ben Shapiro | Americans believe that the federal government “threatens their own personal rights and freedoms.”
CBS St. Louis | A Kansas City high school will begin collecting hair from students to conduct mandatory drug tests.
KurzweilAi.net | “…can resolve details as small as six inches…”
Guardian.co.uk | 10 million Britons could have grounds to launch a privacy claim over the way Google circumvented Apple’s security settings on iPhone.
Brian Wilson | You never can tell when violent, terrorist-sponsored jaywalking may break out.
J. D. Heyes | Renowned photographer Carlos Miller, who runs the website Photography Is Not a Crime, was roughed up, detained and eventually fined.
AP | Authoritarian healthcare panel mulls decision to deny care to risky individuals.
Infowars.com | Malia “Kim” Bendis was arrested for filming police on her own property during installation of “smart meters.”
Paul Joseph Watson & Alex Jones | Employees and guests urged to report “suspicious behavior” under DHS program.
Washington Examiner | “Every individual on the net is vulner – is a potential, uh, opening,” wait, we are still talking about the Internet, right?
Chicago Tribune | City of Naperville plans to have meters installed in all homes by the end of the month.
Tom McNamara | Close and intricate partnership between the federal government on one side and banks and private businesses on the other.
bbc.co.uk | New procedure makes it possible to scrutinize any family’s spending pattern.
Paul Joseph Watson | “Gunshot detectors” could be used to eavesdrop on street chatter.
CNS News | Student’s attorneys argue school is violating her rights under Texas’ Religious Freedom Act and First and Fourteenth constitutional amendments.
Politicker | “Our decision to do so is not a concession to critics that no value was served by the posting of the map in the first place”
Infowars.com | The Second Amendment is not about deer hunting.