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NSA Broke Privacy Rules and Overstepped its Legal Authority Thousands of Times a Year

SNAKE IN THE GRASS The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008, according to an internal audit and other top-secret documents. Most of the infractions involve unauthorized surveillance of Americans or foreign intelligence targets in…

‘Is Everybody Blind?’: Ex-Marine Issues Dire Warning About U.S. ‘Building a Domestic Army’

That statement from then-Sen. Obama may have been on the mind of one participant at the recent Concord City Council meeting. This past Monday night, Concord, N.H. (the state’s capitol city) held its monthly city council meeting. At the end of the fairly typical gathering, during the public session, citizens were allowed to give testimony…

NSA PRISM Program Spies On You Through Internet Giants’ Servers

The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top secret document obtained by the Guardian. The NSA access is part of a previously undisclosed program called PRISM, which allows officials to collect material including search history, the content of emails,…