Big Brother

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Protesters face armed police during a march for Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (Photo: Arash Azizzada/flickr/cc)
Since January, the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) has been using small aircrafts to spy on residents for as much as 10 hours a day, without informing the public, in a project financed by a private donor and facilitated by a private company, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. The BPD, Bloomberg 's Monte Reel wrote, has been using aerial surveillance...
Sam Biddle, The Intercept
On Monday, a hacking group calling itself the “ShadowBrokers” announced an...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A cell phone shows an image of police brutality protests in Baltimore. (Photo: Arash Azizzada/flickr/cc)
Civil rights groups filed a complaint with the Federal Communications...

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,...