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Federal Judge Pushes To Revive Fight Against NSA Surveillance

A federal judge expressed interest in advancing a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's mass surveillance program. U.S. District Judge Richard...

Federal Court Rules To Uphold Bulk Spying

Three judges on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decided to uphold the NSA's bulk spying program, rebuking a 2013 ruling that disputed the program's legality...

NSA Whistle-blower, William Binney, Says Agency’s Methods Make Us Less Safe

In a very powerful exclusive interview, I recently had the privilege of speaking to an American hero, William Binney, NSA whistleblower. We discussed how NSA...

U.S. and Europe Investigating Possible New NSA Whistleblower

New documents from the National Security Agency outline how the agency was spying on the most profitable companies in France for "economic intelligence" purposes. The documents...

FISA Court Renews NSA Collection Of Phone Records

The NSA has been authorized to resume bulk collection of American phone records while expired Patriot Act provisions give way to modified data collection practices under the...

Federal Judge Investigates Destruction of Evidence in Whistleblower Case

Earlier this month a federal judge launched an investigation into allegations that the U.S. government may have illegally destroyed documents related to the leak...

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...

Walker or Bush: What difference does it make?

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker innocuously popped up and was thrust upon the 2016 Republican Primary stage seemingly out of no where. He hasn't even...

Peter King Praises Ted Cruz For Supporting NSA Spying

It's no secret that Congressman Peter King (R-NY) disdains Republican Kentucky Senator Rand Paul's staunch defense of the 4th Amendment when it comes to...

Mitch McConnell: Freedom Act Is A Victory For Snowden And For...

After the USA Freedom Act passed in the Senate on Tuesday, 67-32, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addressed the bill's passage, and shared his...

UPDATED: Senate Approves House-Passed USA Freedom Act, Sends Bill To President...

UPDATE: 10 p.m. Eastern – President Obama signed the USA Freedom Act on Tuesday evening. A statement was released on Twitter, prior to the signing,...

Senate Advances USA Freedom Act, Begins Debate On Amendments

On Tuesday, the United States Senate voted, 83-14, to advance the USA Freedom Act, opening it up to a series of amendments that will...

Senate Reconvenes For Last-Minute Attempt To Revive Patriot Act

UPDATE: June 1st 12:01 a.m. Eastern - Section 215 of the Patriot Act has expired. UPDATE: 8 p.m. Eastern – The Senate voted, 77-17, to advance...

Dennis Hastert Pushed For The Patriot Act That Led To His...

On Thursday, the Department of Justice announced that former U.S. House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) has been indicted for paying  $3.5 million in "hush...

White House: Congress Is Playing ‘Russian Roulette’ With The Patriot Act

In preparation for the possible expiration of certain provisions of the Patriot Act, the Obama administration is urging the Senate to act, and warning...

American Government Hacked Phones, Planted Spyware in Google Phone Apps

A new document from whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals that the United States, Canada, and other so-called "Five Eyes" nations hacked weaknesses in one of the...

Rand Paul On Information Obtained By Patriot Act: ‘I Think It...

Republican presidential contender Rand Paul opined on “Fox and Friends” Monday morning that any information obtained using metadata collection under the Patriot Act should be...

Lawmakers Lobby To Save NSA Surveillance Program During Recess

On Saturday, Congress adjourned for a week-long recess, leaving the final decision on the future of Section 215 of the Patriot Act up to a...

Led By Rand Paul, Senate Blocks Extension Of The Patriot Act

The United States Senate blocked an outright two-month extension of the Patriot Act early Saturday morning, as three sections of the Act are set to...

“We Are Always Listening”: Anti-NSA Campaign Gone Too Far?

The conversations of New York City residents and visitors are being secretly collected in several public locations throughout the city, according to an anonymous...