NSA

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Amnesty International released a free program on Wednesday that scans computers for surveillance software that is often used by governments to spy on journalists, human rights lawyers, political organizers, and other activists—technology that has been discovered to be in use in countries around the world. "Governments are increasingly using...
Paul DeMerritt, Fresh Loaf Freelancer
For a man who once faced life in prison, Daniel Ellsberg has a surprisingly...
Jon Queally, staff writer
A cloture vote in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday night failed to get the necessary...

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,...