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NSA spying fallout: Germany calls for limited interaction with U.S. tech companies

Just how big are the consequences becoming for America's draconian spy system over the world?  On July 11, Germany's Interior Ministry ordered public agencies to limit or disband their interaction and procurement's from U.S. technology companies in the wake of U.S. spying on the German government, their political leaders, and ultimately, the German people. These limitations include companies such as Microso ...

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Major win for privacy: Supreme Court rules police need warrant to view cell phone data

In an astounding win for 4th Amendment and privacy advocates, the Supreme Court on June 25 just issued a new ruling on the rights of police to confiscate and view cell phone data without a warrant.  In their unanimous ruling at the high court, Chief Justice Roberts spoke for the assembly when in his brief he wrote that today's cell phone technology is more than simply a conveyance for communication, but a f ...

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Big Brother: New government database will hold all your financial information

Terrorism?  Immigration reform?  Remember how the Patriot Act and NDAA were to focus on enemies of the American people?  Well a new set of programs involving the FBI and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reveal the true purposes behind these, and other legislative debates and and subsequent laws, and where foreign entities are no longer the focal point for government surveillance, but rather, the ult ...

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NSA backlash: U.S. tech companies fear decline in sales in foreign markets due to spying

An immutable law in the world physics says, for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.  This holds true as well in the invisible world of economics where even a small policy change in social, political, and even geo-political fabrics can have devastating effects for the future of markets and money. Which is why it is not surprising that the biggest backlashes coming out of the NSA spying prog ...

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NSA Blowback: Nations spied upon pursue plans to balkanize the internet

There is no getting around the fact that the U.S. has replaced the old Soviet Union as the Evil Empire in the eyes of many world leaders.  But unlike the events of 1989, when the Soviets allowed the wall separating East and West Berlin to be torn down, the end of America's iron grip over the world will not come voluntarily.  And due to the growing blowback by world leaders in the wake of the NSA's spying on ...

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NSA spied on Pope under guise that the Vatican was a ‘threat to the financial system’

In the world of fictional Big Brother, or a lessor form of sociopathic tyranny like the United States has become, spying on others becomes an obsession for those in power, much more than simply a justified means of ensuring security. Which is why it can no longer be considered shocking when new information reveals that the NSA's spying arm has infiltrated even the Vatican, and has used its measure of 'highe ...

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Fascist government confirmed as NSA wants to use powers to protect Wall Street

The NSA is a taxpayer funded government agency which is tasked with the protection of national security and of the American people.  However, as the 21st century rolls onward into its second decade and second administration, the melding of government and corporate interests is being confirmed as the Chief of the NSA acknowledges that one of the primary goals of the agency is for the protection of Wall Stree ...

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Shutdown bonus: 70% of NSA staff aren’t invading our privacy

There is a rather significant segment of the population that is coming to the conclusion that the current government shutdown is actually good for the American people.  Besides the obvious benefits to us from thousands of furloughs being made to the staff personnel of agencies like the IRS and EPA that intrude on individuals and small businesses, it now appears that the kingpin of privacy invasion is not im ...

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NYPD becomes mouthpiece for NSA as they beg people to upgrade to surveilled iOS7

Earlier this month, a report came out that the NSA has full access to most smartphone operating systems through a backdoor programmed into their platforms during their creation.  And while most users of Apple, RIM, and Samsung devices either knew about this intrusion, or relatively don't care, the New York Police Department wants to be sure you are in synch with the surveillance state.  On Sept. 18, the NYP ...

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NSA Head Has A Plan To Stop Future Whistleblowers — FIND OUT HOW HERE

  The director of the NSA announced that the secretive intelligence agency plans to prevent future security breaches by replacing the position once held by whistleblower and former NSA contractor Edward Snowden with computers. The National Security Agency plans to drastically cut back on the number of people employed as systems administrators, Gen. Keith Alexander said during a cyber security conferenc ...

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NSA Starting To CUT PEOPLE

  The National Security Agency, hit by disclosures of classified data by former contractor Edward Snowden, said Thursday it intends to eliminate about 90 percent of its system administrators to reduce the number of people with access to secret information. Keith Alexander, the director of the NSA, the U.S. spy agency charged with monitoring foreign electronic communications, told a cybersecurity confer ...

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Russia ‘DISAPPOINTED’ By Obama

  U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to cancel a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin is disappointing, but he is still welcome in¬†Russia, a top Kremlin foreign policy aide said on Wednesday. "We are disappointed by the U.S. administration's decision to cancel the visit of President Obama to Moscow planned in early September," Putin's foreign policy aide, Yuri Ushakov, told reporte ...

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