Police Secretly Track Cellphones to Solve Routine Crimes
“It’s how we find kidnappers. It’s how we find drug dealers. It’s how we find missing children. It’s how we find pedophiles,” FBI official defended.
by Brad Heath
DHS Kept Secret the Release Of Violent Criminal Illegal Immigrants
DHS not required to inform local law enforcement agencies about imminent release of illegal alien criminals.
by Adam Kredo

TSA At The Movies: Theater Chain Looks To Bring Security Theater To The Movie Theater
Like the TSA’s efforts, this will give moviegoers the illusion of safety, rather than actual safety.
by Tim Cushing
Neocons to Americans: Trust Us Again
Keep alive the option to bomb-bomb-bomb Iran.
by Robert Parry

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


Some Germans Are Microwaving Their ID Cards to Stifle Surveillance
In countries like Germany, there is still a deep-seated and widespread cultural fear of being spied on.
by Joshua Krause
UK Royals Criticize 'dangerous' Attempts to Photograph Young Prince George
“Increasing number of incidents of paparazzi harassment of Prince George,” a statement from Kensington Palace read.
by Reuters

NSA Spying Relies on AT&T’s ‘Extreme Willingness to Help’
The National Security Agency’s ability to capture Internet traffic on United States soil has been based on an extraordinary, decadeslong partnership with a single company: AT&T.
by ProPublica.org
NSA Whistleblower Snowden Has No Plans to Leave Russia
Former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden has no current plans to leave Russia, Snowden’s lawyer Anatoly Kucherena said Saturday.
by Sputnik News

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