Facebook

Facebook no longer has the largest social network – the NSA does

Mark Zuckerberg, it’s time to move over. There is a new king of social networks, and it’s not Facebook anymore. New information released by the infamous NSA leaker Edward Snowden shows that the NSA is mapping a social network that takes up to 20 billion records – seventeen times the amount of Facebook’s 1.2 billion recorded[…]

Microsoft

Yikes! Microsoft practically hand delivered access to their data for the NSA

Sigh. We all knew with the original Snowden NSA PRISM leak that Microsoft was part of the group of big tech companies that provided “direct access” for the NSA to their data; but this most recent leak from Snowden to The Guardian explains how Microsoft made obtaining the data a breeze. Privacy, what privacy? According to[…]

NSA PRISM slides

New top secret NSA PRISM slides leaked which show just how the program works

In a new leak of slides provided originally by Edward Snowden, and published by The Washington Post, detail exactly how the NSA PRISM secret spying program works: from targeting “selectors,” accessing private Internet companies’ data, to processing the data. In the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) court approved PRISM program, NSA analysts are able to[…]

NSA UNCHAINED

ACLU first to file lawsuit against U.S. Govt for NSA PRISM spying program

Well, that escalated quickly! Thanks to the ACLU, the U.S. Government will have their day in court over the recent NSA spy program leaks. In a statement from the ACLU, they say: the ACLU filed a lawsuit charging that the [NSA PRISM] program violates Americans’ constitutional rights of free speech, association, and privacy. The lawsuit[…]

NSA

Read about the stealth Q-Group, who is assigned to track down NSA leaker Edward Snowden

Ever since the top secret NSA PRISM documents were disclosed, the NSA has been in scramble mode, doing everything possible to try to track down the NSA leaker, Edward Snowden. The Daily Beast has a good write up on the “Q-Group” which is the top secret Associate Directorate for Security and Counterintelligence group, who is[…]

spying

Mozilla launches massive campaign on digital surveillance

Today, Mozilla, the maker of the popular web browser Firefox, is launching a campaign against digital surveillance. They launched a new website today, and is asking users of the web to unite, in similar fashion as we did with SOPA, so we can take a stand. The website Mozilla launched today is StopWatching.Us. From the[…]

Snowden

Secret NSA PRISM spying program whistleblower reveals himself to the world

Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical communications specialist for the CIA, is the man behind the recent leak about the top secret NSA PRISM spying program. And today, he has let the world know through an interview with The Guardian; and he, understandably so, is hiding out in a hotel in Hong Kong awaiting to[…]

PRISM

PRISM: code word for unauthorized Govt spying using 9-top Internet companies

I can’t say that I’m not all too surprised with the damaging news to hit the web today, that the U.S. Government is secretly spying on citizens using 9-top Internet companies. The news comes right on the heels of the revelation that the NSA was secretly tapping into Verizon to collect phone call records of[…]