Privacy Matters

'Courage is contagious': Snowden receives Whistleblower Award in Berlin

On Friday, 30 August 2013, the German Section of the International Association Of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms, Vereinigung Deutscher Wissenschaftle, and Transparency International (Germany) awarded NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden the biannual Whistleblower Award.

Report: US military hacked into Al Jazeera's internal communications

Photo credit: Al Jazeera Creative Commons

Ever since early June, when Glenn Greenwald published the first of many Snowden leaks, I’ve wondered: when are we going to learn about who the NSA targets with its nearly omnipotent surveillance powers? 

'Black budget' shows top spies are still obsessed with debunked 'radicalization' theories

I’ll have a lot more to say about Barton Gellman and Greg Miller's story on the ‘intelligence community’ ‘black budget’, but for now I want to point out something very distressing. 

The Message - M.I.A. track with an NSA hook

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M.I.A. has released a new track released a track back in 2010 that couldn't be more relevant to our 21st century predicament. I hope Edward Snowden is listening, wherever he is. Lyrics below.

Former Lockheed sub-contractor takes to eBay to sell surveillance prototype

A former Lockheed Martin sub-contractor has taken to eBay to sell a prototype of a high-powered surveillance system disguised as a rock.

Don't get it twisted: the heart of the NSA scandals is breathtakingly simple

The NSA scandal is not that complicated.

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