Tag: nsa

Wikileaks vows to release the name of second country where NSA is recording all mobile calls

Wikileaks announced via Twitter that it would be revealing the name of a second country, along with the Bahamas, where the NSA has been secretly making recordings of all the mobile calls taking place there. […]

Edward Snowden: Intelligence agents ‘posed as Orcs in World of Warcraft to monitor terrorists’

It sounds like the hackers at the NSA somehow convinced their clueless superiors that a good way to monitor terrorist activity was by playing the online MMORPG World of Warcraft. A briefing document published by […]

Yes We Scan

h/t abandon all hope, ye who enter here

Browser plugin adds random NSA-trolling keywords to the url you’re visiting

Flagger is a browser add-on that automatically puts red flag keywords (like bomb, Taliban and anthrax) into the web addresses you visit. Install Flagger and help us send a message: government surveillance has gone too […]

Outlook.com team reveals total number of information requests in 2012 were 75,378

The Outlook.com team did a Reddit AMA today and, besides announcing long awaited IMAP support, it didn’t take long for questions about privacy and the NSA to come up. Surprisingly they responded with some real […]

NSA is collecting and decoding all the content you thought you encrypted

It’s no secret now that the NSA has been harvesting information from social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, as well as your email and phone records. What you may not have known is that […]

Sen. Frank Church’s eerily accurate description of the future of the NSA

“The National Security Agency’s capability at any time could be turned around on the American people, and no American would have any privacy left, such is the capability to monitor everything: telephone conversations, telegrams, it […]

Groklaw shuts down in wake of email snooping revelations

And then there were two. Lavabit is shutting down, citing Lavabit owner Ladar Levison’s admission that since he shut down Lavabit he’s stopped using email altogether and if we knew what he did, we’d stop […]

Glenn Greenwald forgot to mention his partner was carrying Snowden’s stolen documents

Yesterday saw a flurry of accusations coming from Glenn Greenwald after his partner was detained at Heathrow airport while waiting on a connecting flight to Rio. At 6:30 am this morning my time – 5:30 […]

Feds threaten to arrest Lavabit founder for shutting down his email service

Ladar Levison says that he has been threatened with multiple times for shuttering his email service rather than comply with the surveillance order he received. The order was a served with a gag order forbidding […]