WASHINGTON — The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government’s post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race. The two senators were on opposite sides earlier this year when Congress eliminated the […]

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Ted Cruz says his campaign has momentum. Donald Trump is giving his supporters the hard sell. Ben Carson says he’s not worried about his standing in Iowa. With less than 60 days before the leadoff presidential caucuses, Republican candidates traversed Iowa Saturday trying to convince voters to back them for the presidential nomination. Speaking to […]

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I apologize for repeating an anecdote that I wrote about in an earlier blog post. But it is highly pertinent, so please forgive my transgression. My late brother was in the midst of his PhD in physics when he passed away. But during the many years he was studying physics, he was often asked how […]

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At the RLC conference in Nashua New Hampshire Rand Paul answers if he would pardon Edward Snowden. Author: BenSwannRealityCheck | Duration: 1:43 | Rating: 1.45

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Reports have emerged revealing that whistleblower Edward Snowden, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and founder MegaUpload Kim Dotcom have all been assigned to the same prosecutor based in Virginia, which Assange calls ‘lawfare’ – an attempt to use American laws to extend US influence in the legal arena, much as it uses its armed forces to […]

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The UK allowed the US National Security Agency to keep the mobile phone numbers and email addresses of ordinary Britons from 2007, according to media reports. Author: | Duration: 1:7 | Rating: 0.00

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Civil liberty advocates are worried that a spate of ISIS attacks will bring a renewed push for more-intense government surveillance, and comments by CIA chief John Brennan won’t make them feel any better. Following the downing of Flight 9268, last week’s suicide bombings in Beirut, and Friday’s Paris massacre, Brennan slammed the “hand-wringing” over government… […]

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Is Journalism becoming the new terrorism? The post-Paris media climate is a hostile blood thirsty one, and the causalities are starting to pile up. With renewed assertions that Edward Snowden has blood on his hands, and by proxy, his so-called ‘enabler’ Glenn Greenwald of The Intercept. As Glenn Greenwald writes: “media outlets are viewed principally […]

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The director of the US National Security Agency has denied allegations that his organisation infiltrated Yahoo and Google databases. It came after the Washington Post broke a story, claiming that the NSA secretly accessed the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centres around the world. General Keith Alexander said such reports were […]

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Stephen Colbert delivered the closing keynote address at the 2014 RSA computer security conference Friday night, using humor to address the many revelations about privacy and security that have emerged since Edward Snowden first leaked documents from the National Security Agency. “Let me begin by saying, 0110100001101001. And I mean that,” Colbert said at the […]

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Government Communications Headquarters, the British government’s version of the National Security Agency, has gone on the offensive against hactivist group Anonymous. According to documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, GCHQ took a page out of the hacker group’s playbook when it launched a distributed denial of service attack on Anonymous. RT’s Liz Wahl takes […]

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The sensational Carroll Foundation Trust and parallel Carroll Maryland Trust multi-billion dollar trans-national crime syndicate case which stretches the globe spanning a staggering sixteen years has revealed that the US Government’s powerful NSA National Security Agency in Maryland is understood to be deeply involved in this affair of international importance. Sources have confirmed that the […]

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