In a very powerful exclusive interview, I recently had the privilege of speaking to an American hero, William Binney, NSA whistleblower.
When you ask why are so many people out in the street, I'd say we've reached a tipping point, in the original, pre-Malcolm Gladwell use of the term. The scale that's tipping, simply, is justice. It was already going over when the torture report hit like a ton of bricks.
President Obama has still not responded to the 100,000+ Americans who signed the We the People petition demanding ECPA reform (it's been 152 days -- for comparison, a petition to build a Death Star got a response within 29 days.).
The Justice Department for the first time has notified a criminal defendant that evidence being used against him came from
President Obama's performance Friday was even less persuasive than his pretense of holding Wall Street accountable for the crimes that led to the economic meltdown.
Spying by the Numbers: Hundreds of Thousands Subject to Government Surveillance and No Real Protection
Google reported it received over 15,000 requests for data by U.S. government officials in 2012 for information on over 30,000
Just remember, next time you're buying a book at the airport, speeding on the highway, posting a Tweet, sending a text message, or reading an article like this one online: They're always watching - and we're the ones who decided we could live with that.
In 1882, sensing an emerging age of secularism, Friedrich Nietzsche famously wrote, "God is dead." History proved him wrong, but although God is not yet dead, something else sure as hell is: Privacy.
This government is waging war on civil liberties, and anyone who speaks out against its overreach. After the Obama administration's
We gather here today to mourn the passing of the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Although weakened and battered in the past, it seems that it has finally succumbed and will be heard of no more.
Mullen's new role at Sprint may also require him to address public questions about the role that U.S. phone companies play
This explains why the civil liberties abuses carried out by the Bush Administration have not been corrected by the Obama
Seriously, do you have any idea how frustrating it is to have your boss ask you to get reporters to write about something he can't tell you about? I did it for years and let's just say, it stretches you as a communicator.
Bush said he had read Rosen's book on former Attorney General John Mitchell, who served under President Nixon and went to