IRS Encrypts An Entire CD Of Redacted Documents In Response To FOIA Request
IRS gives reporters the run-around over FOIA request.
by Mike Masnick
U.S. Decides Against Publicly Blaming China for Data Hack
…in part out of reluctance to reveal the evidence that American investigators have assembled, U.S. officials said.
by Ellen Nakashima

Feds Spend $125,000 Studying Sexist Adjectives
Men should think about using words such as “aggressive” when describing a woman.
by Elizabeth Harrington
Nanny State of the Week: Lawsuit Challenges Seattle Trash Snooping
Seattle is on the cutting edge of nanny state-ism with a new citywide ban on throwing any compostable material into the trash, no matter how gross, smelly or disgusting it might be.
by Eric Boehm

NSA Is Destroying The Essence Of Humanity
No privacy = no freedom.
by The Alex Jones Show
NSA Whistleblower: This Is Minority Report
Former technical director warns of advanced surveillance capabilities.

Julian Assange: 'We Are Drowning in Material'
The conflict has made us much tougher, producing the WikiLeaks you see today.
by Michael Sontheimer
Big Brother Barack Wants You In A Race Database
Obama wants racial data on YOU.
by The Alex Jones Show

The FBI Asked Hacking Team for Help Unmasking a Tor User
Feds constantly struggle to deanonymize Tor users.
by Joseph Cox
Senate to Vote on Requiring Social Media to Report Suspicious Activity to Feds
What is a threat anyway? Is someone who opposes ObamaCare a threat?
by Kristen Anderson

Why Were Plans for a 2.5-Mile Anonymizing Wi-Fi Extender 'Proxyham' Killed?
Device creator mysteriously ends all development.
by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Doctors Demand 20% Tax on Sugary Drinks to Fight UK Obesity Epidemic
BMA report says use money to subsidies fruit and vegetables, and demands regulatory action from taxation to clampdown on marketing to children.
by Sarah Boseley

'1984' Comes To Europe - The End Of Freedom Of Speech In Spain
Even jokes about royals illegal.
by Martin Armstrong
Top Computer Security Expert Warns – David Cameron’s Plan to Ban Encryption Would “Destroy the Internet”
UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s idiotic, futile and extremely dangerous scheme to ban encryption.
by Michael Krieger

With new documents, stench of IRS scandal reaches into its third year
IRS unjustifiable harassment of conservative applicants for nonprofit status.
by Washington Examiner
CIA: Repeat After Me. The NYPD Is NOT A REAL Intelligence Agency
“The NYPD likes to believe it’s an intelligence agency on par with the FBI and CIA.”
by Tim Cushing