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California Considers Limiting Use of Stingray Surveillance

Two bills currently making their way through the California legislature would limit the use of "stingray" cell phone surveillance by law enforcement. Both bills (SB178 and SB741)...

U.S. Senate Wants to Censor “Terrorist Activity” on Social Media Sites

The Senate Intelligence Committee has approved a new measure which would force social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to report content...

FBI Claims They Are Not Responsible for Secrecy on ‘StingRay’ Surveillance

For the last decade local police across the nation have been purchasing and training in the use of cell site simulators, alternatively known as...

FBI Invested in License-Plate Reader Tech Despite Privacy Concerns

The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in license-plate reader technology despite conflict regarding privacy concerns, according to newly...

Surveillance State: FBI Spied on Keystone Pipeline Activists

The Keystone XL Pipeline is once again making headlines. The project, which proposes creating a 1,700-mile pipeline from Canada’s tar sands region to refineries...

Texas Shooting Suspect Was Befriended By Informant, Monitored By FBI Since...

On Sunday, two men identified as Elton Simpson, 30, and Nadir Soofi, 34, were shot and killed after they opened fire on a security guard...

Department of Justice to Reveal New Details Of ‘StingRay’ Cellphone Surveillance

The Department of Justice plans to begin revealing details on the use of Stingray cellphone tracking tools, according a new report from the Wall...

Report: FBI Examiners Gave Flawed Testimony About Hair Matches In Trials...

According to a report from The Washington Post, the FBI has acknowledged that examiners from the agency's microscopic hair comparison unit had overstated forensic matches for over...

FBI Foils ISIS Terror Attacks After THEY Recruit and Plot the...

The recent arrests of two New York women for allegedly planning an Islamic State-inspired attack in America has brought the spotlight onto controversial literature,...

Senator Feinstein Pushes for The Anarchist Cookbook to Be Banned from...

In January of this year, Ben Swann pointed out the fact that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is often accused of taking antisocial or...

Report: TSA Not Prepared to Detect “Catastrophic” Aviation Threat

A report from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) admitted that its agents are not prepared to detect or to respond to the threat posed by...

Judge Grants FOIA Exemption for FBI Files on Plot to Kill...

While cataloging the Federal Bureau of Investigation's efforts to spy on political activists, Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduate student Ryan Shapiro discovered a redacted...

FBI does not want citizens to know about ‘stingray’ phone trackers

The FBI has reportedly told various police departments throughout the U.S. to keep their use of "stingray" cellphone trackers quiet and to not inform...

Former scientist jailed for attempting to sell nuclear bomb secrets

A former scientist who worked for the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, has been sentenced to five years in prison for attempting...
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Bartender indicted for threatening to kill Speaker Boehner

A former bartender in Ohio has been indicted on the charge of threatening to kill House Speaker John Boehner. Michael Hoyt, 44, worked as the...

NYC Congressman To Resign Following Guilty Plea For Tax Fraud

Rep. Michael Grimm (R- S.I.) announced yesterday that he is resigning from Congress, a decision made in the aftermath of Grimm's guilty plea last week on...

Prosecutors Say 1789 George Washington Law Requires Google, Apple to Decrypt...

Ever since whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that the National Security Agency has been spying on Americans' private digital communications in a widespread, warrantless, and...

Report Finds Police Departments Making Their Own Rules, Not Reporting Hundreds...

A recent analysis found that the killings of hundreds of individuals by law enforcement officers have not been reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation...

Is the internet protected by the First Amendment? The Supreme Court...

The Supreme Court is set to hear a case which could settle if the First Amendment guarantee of freedom of speech extends to the...

Former Hostage Says Treatment From FBI “Made It Impossible For Me...

Matt Schrier, an American photojournalist who was abducted by Syrian rebels and tortured for seven months in Aleppo, Syria, has come forward in an interview...

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