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Showing posts with label NSA Domestic Spying. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NSA Domestic Spying. Show all posts

Monday, June 24, 2013

Electronic Frontier Foundation Sues NSA, DOJ Over Secret Surveillance Program

In our opinion, the only thing Edward Snowden should return to in this country is a ticker-tape parade.  As far as those responsible for the surveillance of American citizens -- and their defenders in Congress -- they should be prosecuted for criminal disregard of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights.  

During the lifetime of many of us, we condemned the captive nations of the Soviet bloc for their disregard of human rights, for domestic spying, for police-state tactics and control, and for using the instruments of government to persecute political enemies.  Have we now become that which we opposed for more than half a century?  

It's time to refresh the tree of liberty. 


Monday, June 10, 2013

An American Hero - Edward Snowden Blew Whistle on Massive Domestic Spying by Obama Regime

An ex-CIA employee working as a contractor at the U.S. National Security Agency said he was the man who had leaked details of a top secret U.S. surveillance programme, acting out of conscience to protect "basic liberties for people around the world."

Holed up in a hotel room in Hong Kong, Edward Snowden, 29, said he had thought long and hard before publicising details of an NSA programme codenamed PRISM, saying he had done so because he felt his country was building an unaccountable and secret espionage machine that spied on every American. 

Both the Washington Post and Britain's Guardian newspaper - to whom he gave the documents he had purloined - published his identity on Sunday.

"I don't want to live in a society that does these sort of things ... I do not want to live in a world where everything I do and say is recorded. That is not something I am willing to support or live under," he told the Guardian, which published a video interview with him on its website.

Read more at Newsmax >>