Big Brother

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
message to staffer
The spying attempt "highlights the grave risk posed to activists around the world by this kind of surveillance technology."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
united passengers
Marshals may "document whether passengers fidget, use a computer, have a 'jump...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
man on phone
"The government can no longer claim that just using technology like your...


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,...