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Snowden Explains Deep State’s Influence on Presidents Obama, Trump

Famed whistleblower Edward Snowden was recently interviewed by Italian publication La Repubblic. The publication noted the 5-year mark of Snowden's historic act of blowing the...

Trump Says He Supports Reauthorizing Patriot Act, NSA Metadata Collection

2016 Republican presidential candidate and billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump said that he supports reauthorizing the USA PATRIOT Act and bulk cell phone...

New Facebook Feature Alerts Users of State-Sponsored Cyberattacks

Facebook announced late last week that it has enabled a new security feature that notifies a user when it appears that his or her devices...

VIDEO: Activist Group Uses Drone to Drop Anti-Spying Flyers on NSA...

Members of Peng!, a tactical media group, published a video online earlier this month in which a drone from the group's anti-spying campaign is seen dropping...

Chris Christie: The U.S. Should Track Immigrants Like FedEx Tracks Packages

During a campaign rally on Saturday, former New Jersey Gov. and GOP Presidential candidate Chris Christie said that if he were elected, he would...

Paul, Christie Clash Over NSA Spying at GOP Debate

Rand Paul and Chris Christie Square off in a debate over the Fourth Amendment.

DoJ Asks Surveillance Court To Ignore Federal Court’s Ruling On Illegal...

Hours after President Obama signed the USA Freedom Act, which would continue the National Security Agency's mass surveillance program, while transferring its bulk data...

Snowden: “The Balance of Power Is Beginning to Shift”

In an op-ed published Thursday in The New York Times, whistleblower and former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden reflected on how circumstances have changed...

Rand Paul Declares Victory Over NSA Spying

Washington D.C.- Senator Rand Paul has declared victory over the NSA spy program reportedly authorized by Section 215 of the Patriot Act. As we reported,...

PATRIOT Act Spy Provisions Officially Expire After Senate Reauthorization Attempt Fails

After the USA PATRIOT Act's Section 215 provision authorizing the bulk collection of millions of Americans' phone records by the National Security Agency was...

Rand Paul To Force The Expiration of NSA Spy Program

Senator and Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul (R-KY) will be spending Sunday forcing the expiration the Patriot Act's surveillance provisions. On Saturday, Paul made a declaration to...

Rep. Amash Skips House Recess to Make Sure Speaker Boehner Does...

Most of Congress might be away for the week, but the chess game between civil libertarians and security hawks over the USA PATRIOT Act's...

Breaking: Obama Admin to Begin Winding Down NSA’s Phone Records Spying...

The clock is ticking, and Congress has until Friday of this week to re-authorize the USA PATRIOT Act's provision, found in Section 215, which grants the National...

DNI’s Lawyer Claims James Clapper Forgot About NSA Spying During Misleading...

Following news that a federal appeals court has ruled the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records illegal, Director of National Intelligence...

Advanced Cybercrime Gang ‘Equation’ Closely Linked to NSA

Malware Targeted Foreign Industry, Governments by Jason Ditz, February 16, 2015 Over the weekend, it was reported that the NSA was scrambling to get ready for...

Report: NSA Bracing for Major New Leaks

New Leaks Not Related to Edward Snowden by Jason Ditz, February 15, 2015 Though the NSA is characteristically not discussing the matter publicly, reports citing private...

DEA Kept Secret Database of Americans’ Phone Calls

Collected Calls to Countries 'Linked to Drug Trafficking' by Jason Ditz, January 16, 2015 The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) was revealed to have conducted secret surveillance...

NSA Chief Pushes Bill Granting New Powers

Ruppersberger Reintroduces CISPA, Citing North Korea by Jason Ditz, January 09, 2015 For years privacy advocates have been pushing against the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection...

Obama Extends NSA Spying Powers Yet Again

Nine Months Later, Promises of Reform Still Unmet by Jason Ditz, December 08, 2014 Back in March, Attorney General Eric Holder was promising that the Justice...

New Malware Tool Aims to Detect Government Surveillance

EFF, Amnesty International Back Effort to Stop Surveillance by Jason Ditz, November 20, 2014 Amnesty International, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and other groups are throwing their...