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INTELLIGENCE CHIEF: Here's What PRISM Is

Amidst continued outrage over an expansive NSA surveillance program called PRISM— first reported by The Guardian and The Washington Post — Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has responded with an official "fact sheet" of what the program actually is.<p>"Over the last week we have seen …

Glenn Greenwald Breaks ANOTHER NSA Story

On June 5, Greenwald broke the story that the NSA was collecting phone records from millions of Verizon customers every day. The next day brought an even bigger scoop: the spy agency had "direct access" into top tech companies, including Google, Facebook, and Apple.<p>The details of that program, …

Greenwald: Some Parts Of NSA Story Won't Be Published

“We’re not engaged in a mindless, indiscriminate document dump, and our source didn’t want us to be,” said Glenn Greenwald, the author of the Guardian story about the government monitoring phone and Internet records.<p>The main author of a string of stories revealing large-scale top secret spying on …

Facebook and Google insist they did not know of Prism surveillance program

America's tech giants continued to deny any knowledge of a giant government surveillance programme called Prism, even as president Barack Obama …

On the Hunt for the NSA Wiretapping Leaker

In the wake of a pair of eye-opening reports on the government's domestic phone and internet monitoring programs, officials are turning their …

Behold the NSA’s Dark Star: the Utah Data Center

It’s the ultimate machine of the Paranoid State. Clive Irving on the Orwellian data center rising in Utah.<p>Remember the Stasi, the secret police who …