This is a scary book, and an important book. Greenwald is a clear writer. He manages to get across the information Snowden leaked from the NSA in a readable and even fairly pleasant manner. 89 more words
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Trade unionists are demanding a full inquiry into ‘very troubling allegations’ of police spying on activists and blacklisted workers.
Home Secretary Theresa May has already set up an inquiry headed by Lord Justice Pitchford into allegations of police surveillance operations against activists, but its full remit is not yet known.376 more words
How do you change the way people think? You start by changing the words they use
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“If you don’t want a man unhappy politically, don’t give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one.
The U.S. National Security Agency wiretapped the communications of two successive French finance ministers and collected information on French export contracts, trade and budget talks, according to a report by WikiLeaks. 386 more words
Welcome to THEJNSREPORT’S: Body Cameras: To Cam or Not to Cam? That is The Question!https://thejnsreport.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/01-01-ready-for-the-fight-original-mix.mp3
Will 1 in 7 cops where body cameras? And even if they do, does that mean they can’t turn them off manually or refuse to record an encounter in public, especially if they know that the camera will capture everything raw in its actual occurrence or manifestation where no spin can be applied? 88 more words
MM: "N.S.A. Compensates for Loss of Surveillance Powers by Logging on to Facebook," by Andy Borowitz
This post, unfortunately, is a day late. It’s been a rather crazy week this week, and I need to get ahead on these posts again. For now, I’m backdating this to yesterday. 394 more words