News for 2013-06-07

Friday, June 7, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Walmart Files Restraining Order on Protesters as Shareholder Meeting Boasts 'Glitz, Songs, Stock Buyback'
As striking Walmart workers and supporters headed from around the country to protest the retail giant's annual stockholder meeting in Fayetteville, Ark., the corporation issued a restraining order on several Walmart labor groups and banned protesters from going near the meeting.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Obama Deems Massive Domestic Spying Program 'Modest Encroachment'
Responding to the revelations detailing the US government's massive surveillance programs in recent days, President Obama on Friday said the two programs—one which allows the collection of virtually all phone records produced in the United States and the other which allows the National Security...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Anonymous Releases NSA Docs Related to Global Spy Network
Amid the explosive back-to-back revelations made by the Guardian and Washington Post regarding a pair of National Security Agency surveillence programs this week, the hacktivist group Anonymous on Friday released what they claim are additional NSA documents that both deepen and expand on those...
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Reprehensible, Reckless, Illegal': Washington Officials Slam Heroic NSA Surveillance Leaker
"Reprehensible." "Reckless." "Illegal." These are the adjectives some officials in Washington are using to describe not the sweeping surveillance of Americans by the NSA revealed this week, but letting Americans know that such surveillance exists.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Deaf to Dissent, Turkey's Erdogan says Popular Uprising 'Must Stop'
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[title] "A Massive Surveillance State": Glenn Greenwald Exposes Covert NSA Program Collecting Calls, Emails
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[field_image_caption-raw] Win!: California's San Onofre Nuclear Plant to Close Permanently
In a victory for anti-nuclear activists, the trouble-stricken San Onofre nuclear plant is set to close permanently. The plant's operator, Southern California Edison, made the announcement on Friday.
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[title] Reports: Internet Giants Tapped for Data by US Government
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[title] NSA, FBI Tapping Directly into Servers of Internet Companies
Just one day after it was revealed the NSA was collecting data from Verizon customers, a new article reveals the NSA and FBI have been tapping directing into the servers of 9 internet companies. Chris Hayes discusses the news with Liza Goitein of the Brennan Center for Justice and the Guardian's...
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[field_image_caption-raw] The National Security Agency: Surveillance Giant with Eyes on America
The very existence of National Security Agency (NSA) was not revealed for more than two decades after its establishment in 1952, and even now its structure and activities remain largely unknown.
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[field_image_caption-raw] NSA Taps in to Systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and others, Secret Files Reveal
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
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