Big Brother

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The National Security Agency (NSA) will destroy all the metadata it swept up from U.S. citizens while operating a secretive surveillance program first exposed in 2013 by whistleblower Edward Snowden, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) announced on Monday. That amounts to five years of phone records, which the ODNI said...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Participants in Black Lives Matter protests have marked an all-too-common rite...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
France's highest constitutional authority on Thursday approved a sweeping,...

Further

Privacy advocates kicked off a new anti-surveillance campaign in style by floating an airship reading "Illegal Spying Below" - complete with helpful arrow - over the NSA's massive data center in Utah. Dubbed "the maiden patrol of the first anti-surveillance activist air force," the flight marked the launch of Stand Against Spying , a project by Electronic Frontier Foundation, Greenpeace, the Tenth Amendment Center and 20 more groups that seeks to outlaw mass surveilance, reform the FISA court,...