Trevor Blair

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NSA Reformers Brace For Disappointment From Obama's Speech

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is set to announce his vision of surveillance reforms in a speech on Friday, and National Security Agency critics in Congress are bracing for disappointment.<p>The New York Times reported Wednesday that Obama was likely to accept a limited set of incremental …

Famous Whistleblower Has Some Good Advice For Edward Snowden

Over the last year, Ellsberg has been an outspoken advocate of fellow whistleblower Snowden, publishing editorials in the Washington Post and The Guardian praising his efforts in June. He has also often spoke out in favor of Wikileaks and Private First Class Chelsea Manning.<p>During the AmA, …

Louisville Football: Top 5 Replacements for Charlie Strong

Louisville athletic director Tom Jurich confirmed Sunday what had been reported over the past 36 hours: Head coach Charlie Strong was headed to Texas.<p>It's a tough loss for the Cardinals and a good, albeit interesting, acquisition for the Longhorns. Strong resurrected a Louisville program that had …

Coaching job evaluation: Louisville

It took Charlie Strong 27 years to earn his first head coaching job in college football, an unfathomably long wait for one of the most accomplished SEC defensive coordinators of his generation.<p>On the other hand, it only took Strong four years at Louisville, the program wise enough to give him the …

The NSA Will Keep On Collecting Your Telephone Data (At Least) Through March

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Good news, surveillance lovers! The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court renewed the NSA's …

Latest NSA Leak Nears Science Fiction Levels

The latest in­tel­li­gence leak from Ed­ward Snowden may be the most sci­ence-fic­tion-like rev­el­a­tion yet: The Na­tion­al Se­cur­ity Agency is …

Blame Chane Behanan, not Rick Pitino, for this mess at Louisville

Rick Pitino gave Chane Behanan every opportunity to succeed at Louisville. But, ultimately, the junior forward couldn't stop messing up.<p>Chane Behanan …

Journal

Save the date, Y’all! The first NOLI CDC Night Market of the year is going down on Friday, May 4th (Derby Eve) from 6-10 p.m. along the 700 block of …

All the New Year Advice You Could Possibly Ever Shove Up Your Ass

In 2013, I divorced my ex-wife, had to close my company, lost my house, lost three pets, had to sell most everything I own and had to live on the kindness of friends and, in some cases, strangers. I've experienced some massive losses, and this is only the highlight reel.<p>To say I've learned a thing …

The NSA Has A Way To Intercept Computers Mid-Shipment And Install Spyware On Them

According to the report, TAO dabbles in a lot of spying activities, but there are a few that stand out as especially invasive.<p>First, the TAO program can intercept hardware like laptops before they're shipped to a user and install malware on the devices that let spies track the owner. The process is …

Edward Snowden delivers 'alternative Christmas message' on UK's Channel 4

Channel 4 has a reputation for delivering an "alternative Christmas message" every year as a counterpoint to the Queen's annual Christmas address, and 2013 is no different: it tapped NSA leaker Edward Snowden to speak directly to UK citizens about privacy issues and, according to Channel 4, "why he …

White House tries to prevent ruling on NSA surveillance

The Obama administration has filed papers to prevent a federal judge from issuing a ruling on whether the government's warrantless surveillance programs are constitutional.<p>In a pair of filings late Friday with court for the Northern District of California, the White House acknowledged for the first …

New NSA Documents Make Case For Keeping Surveillance Programs Secret

The Director of National Intelligence declassified a set of 10 court documents on Saturday, in which both the Bush and Obama administrations argue that sensitive NSA programs should be kept secret.<p>The administration declassified the documents under a court order related to two lawsuits filed the …