U.S. DEA agents had sex parties funded by drug cartels: watchdog
Seven of the agents admitted attending the parties.
by Reuters
Apple Wants You Accustomed To Real-Time Tracking
Patent allows Apple users to track each other.
by Infowars.com

Texas Lawmaker Pushes Mandatory Mental Health Screening For Children
Will Give Teachers Authority To Force Student Mental Evaluations.
by Steve Watson
White House: No plan B if NSA deadline passes
Administration will not seek to pursue a legal loophole to continue the phone records collection.
by Julian Hattem

Tech Companies and Privacy Advocates to Congress: End Mass Spying Now
Section 215 of the Patriot Act targeted by activists.
by Mark Jaycox
IG Audit: ATF Spent $600K on Drones Deemed 'Unsuitable' for Use
Feds waste half a million on unreliable UAVs.
by Susan Jones

House Revives Bill To Completely Repeal The Patriot Act, Dismantle NSA Spying
Bill would legally dismantle the National Security Agency’s most aggressive surveillance programs…
by Giuseppe Macri
Indian court rejects ban on 'offensive' Internet messages
Provision “violates people’s freedom of speech and their right to share information.”
by Phys.org

Feds acknowledge power to act on Web rates
Could allow the government to interfere with how much companies charge for Internet…
by Julian Hattem
Feds Planning Internet Tax
The FCC Chairman said that an Internet tax is possible.
by Infowars.com

Elon Musk: Human-Driven Cars Will be Banned in the Future
“It’s too dangerous”.
by Paul Joseph Watson
Conspiracy Theories Damage British Democracy, says Douglas Alexander
Labour’s chief election strategist says the way conspiracy theories spread on social media is hampering efforts to engage with voters on real issues.
by Frances Perraudin, Andrew Sparrow

FCC Chairman Concedes Future Internet Tax Is Possible After All
New FCC rules reclassified Internet Service Providers (ISPs) as Title II utilities, which are normally subjected to a USF fee…
by Rudy Takala
Unanswered questions for ex-CIA officer Edward Snowden
So far, I see no reporter who has directly asked Snowden even faintly challenging questions about his background.
by Jon Rappoport

Backyard burger and wiener roasts targeted by EPA
Has the “potential for global application.”
by Paul Bedard
The Wolf Is Guarding the Hen House: The Government’s War on Cyberterrorism
Patriot Act gave government green light to monitor religious and political institutions with no suspicion of criminal wrongdoing.
by John W. Whitehead