American Civil Liberties Union

NSA mass collection of phone data is legal, federal judge rules

• Dragnet program deemed ‘controversial but lawful’ • Lawsuit brought by ACLU dismissed • NSA phone data collection deemed legal: full ruling Dan Roberts in Washington theguardian.com,              Friday 27 December 2013 11.52 EST Judge said the phone data-collection system… Read More ›

Over 700,000 people on US watch list: and once you get on, there’s no way off

Published time: December 02, 2013 20:59                                                                                A US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent checks the identification and boarding pass of a passenger as she passes through security in the terminal at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia… Read More ›

Senator Dianne Feinstein claims eavesdropping on phone callls is not surveillance, nor is it protected under the Fourth Amendment, which prohibits unreasonable searches.

‘No phone call, no Internet transaction, isn’t recorded by the  NSA’: Edward  Snowden fires back at U.S. government surveillance denials Senator  Dianne Feinstein claimed that the NSA’s phone-tracking is  benign Whistle-blower Snowden said in a statement that it is  pervasive… Read More ›

Book by whistleblower at center of ‘Fast and Furious’ blocked by the ATF

 Published time: October 08, 2013 00:20 Edited time: October 09, 2013 09:47                                                                             AFP Photo / Pedro Pardo A book authored by an agent at the center of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ “Fast and Furious” gun running… Read More ›

Security rules for Democratic National Convention cause concern: Banned: handbags, backpacks, soda cans, drink coolers, scarves, bike helmets, baby strollers, and non-service animals” within the hundred-square-block event zone

By Muriel Kane Sunday, September 2, 2012 20:19 EDT A new ordinance for “extraordinary events” put in place by the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, which is hosting the Democratic National Convention this week, have left attendees as well as… Read More ›