Home » tag "NSA" ( - Page 2)

Ron Paul Supports Keeping Massie-Lofgren Amendment

 
Tag Archives | NSA

Ron Paul Supports Keeping Massie-Lofgren Amendment

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul released the following statement after reports that House Leadership plans to remove the popular Massie-Lofgren NDAA amendment that reformed NSA spying programs from the Omnibus spending bill. The amendment passed the House in June by a vote of 293-123 and prohibits the National Security Agency from conducting warrantless searches […]


Read full story

Patriot Act Extension Blocked

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Campaign for Liberty issued the following statement from C4L President John Tate after the Senate failed to advance the “USA Freedom Act” which would have extended key provisions of the Patriot Act until 2017. “I am pleased the Senate did not move forward with extending the Patriot Act this evening,” said John […]


Read full story

No CIA, Captain America is the good guy

Last week, I blogged about The Intercept’s exposé of the extent of the surveillance state. One of the surveillance programs exposed in the story is a CIA program to “…secretly access databases maintained by foreign countries and extract data to add to the watch lists.” The name of this program? Hydra. If that name sounds familiar, it […]


Read full story

Stretch before jogging? You might be a terrorist

As part of its National Security Initiative (NIS) the Department of Homeland Security, FBI, the Department of Justice, and other federal agencies are working with state and local governments as well as private security firms to collect “Suspicious Activity Reports” to be included in the federal government’s counter-terrorism database. “Suspicious Activity” is defined as “behavior […]


Read full story

Snowden: NSA sharing your nude photos

In a wide-ranging interview in The Guardian, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says that the NSA routinely passes around nude photographs that they intercept from innocent Americans: Snowden: During the course of their work, (NSA employees) stumble across something that is completely unrelated to their work in any sort of necessary sense, for example, an intimate nude […]


Read full story