Big Brother

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
In this photo illustration, the WhatsApp application is displayed on an iPhone on April 6, 2016 in San Anselmo, California. (Photo: Justin Sullivan via Getty Images)
"Intelligence and law enforcement agencies must come to understand that the American people are off limits to warrantless mass surveillance, no matter how it is done."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.) has joined colleague and fellow "Squad" member Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) in condemning the New York Police Department's use of a Boston Dynamics "Spot" robotic dog, which the department calls "DigiDog." (Photo: FNTV/YouTube screen grab)
"We need police reform. We need racial justice. We need economic justice," said...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
"America is facing a crisis of online misinformation that is eroding faith in our democratic institutions, threatening public health, stoking radical extremism, and fanning the flames of hatred and division," an anti-monopoly coalition warned on April 15, 2021. (Photo Illustration: Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"Truth is under siege, and Big Tech platforms have become too big to care—they...


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,...