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▶ William Binney on the NSA: ‘They’re Scrapping Our Constitution’

  “So, they’re scrapping our Constitution and that’s when I said I have to get out.”

truthdig.com   Posted by Jenna Berbeo   May 5, 2015 Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and National Security Agency whistleblower William Binney discuss the difference between intelligence gathering and ordinary police work, why the NSA failed after 9/11 and how the agency collects data on ordinary Americans… 155 more words
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Blackmailed and Controlled: Germany Acts as US 'Spy Colony' for Euro Intel

Sputnik – 05.05.2015

The intelligence sharing relationship between German and American spy agencies is one of dominance and blackmail rather than cooperation, with Germany’s BND acting as a “colony” used to help gather information for US authorities, German activist and publicist Christoph Horstel said.

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Austria Demands Info on German-US Spying on Officials, Companies

Sputnik – 05.05.2015

Austria filed a formal complaint over suspicions that German and American intelligence agencies have spied on its authorities and firms, the Austrian interior minister said on Tuesday.

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Leonid Bershidsky: Latest spy scandal highlights Berlin's intelligence gap

“Treason,” reads the latest cover of Germany’s influential weekly Der Spiegel. Yet, though the latest political scandal involving the U.S. National Security Agency’s European spying operations is serious enough to threaten the career of German Interior Minister Thomas De Maiziere and undermine the authority of Chancellor Angela Merkel, it’s not really about a betrayal of German interests but about the lasting legacy of the Cold War and outsized U.S. 869 more words

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Germany investigates its own intelligence agency for helping the NSA spy on Europeans

Germany’s top prosecutor is investigating reports that the country’s leading intelligence agency knowingly helped the National Security Agency surveil European governments and companies from at least 2008 through 2013. 355 more words

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USA FREEDOM Act: Just Another Word for Lost Liberty

By Ron Paul | May 3, 2015

Apologists for the National Security Agency (NSA) point to the arrest of David Coleman Headley as an example of how warrantless mass surveillance is necessary to catch terrorists.

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Summer Camps With A Mission: To Create Cybersecurity Experts

By WILSON RING

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — At Vermont’s Norwich University, 20 high school students will build computers they’ll be able to take home. At Dakota State University in South Dakota, about 200 students will learn about programming. 727 more words

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