Justice Department Pressed to Intervene When Police Arrest Grassroots Journalists

Justice Department Pressed to Intervene When Police Arrest Grassroots Journalists By Shahid Buttar Across the country, civilian journalists have documented government violence using cell phones to record police activities, forcing a much-needed national discourse. But in case after case after case after case, the people…

FBI-Controlled Megaupload Domain Now Features Soft Porn

FBI-Controlled Megaupload Domain Now Features Soft Porn By Ernesto Megaupload was shutdown nearly half a decade ago, but all this time there has been little progress on the legal front. Last December a New Zealand District Court judge ruled that Kim Dotcom and his colleagues…

Provoking nuclear war by media

Provoking nuclear war by media By In describing the exoneration of one of the West’s demons, John Pilger argues that a western media campaign to demonise and goad Russia is leading inexorably to war. August 23, 2016 at 12:00AM via JohnPilger.com – the films and…

French minister: Apps like Telegram must be decrypted for legal probes

French minister: Apps like Telegram must be decrypted for legal probes By Jennifer Baker (credit: Tim Ellis) Laws mandating encryption backdoors have been demanded by French and German ministers who met on Tuesday. France’s interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve and his German counterpart Thomas de Maizière,…

NSA: “We must know everything” – a reminder

NSA: “We must know everything” – a reminder By Rick Falkvinge The NSA has been out of the newsflow for a while, until some unknown hacker group decided to copy their tools and offer them for sale at one million bitcoin – a sum that’s…

How the NSA snooped on encrypted Internet traffic for a decade

How the NSA snooped on encrypted Internet traffic for a decade By Dan Goodin Enlarge (credit: NSA) In a revelation that shows how the National Security Agency was able to systematically spy on many Cisco Systems customers for the better part of a decade, researchers…