<i>After a two-day break, the U.S. government will again gather data on millions of Americans’ phone calls — it became possible thanks to a vote in the Senate, but in six months, the big “phone call vacuuming” will come to an end.</i>
On Sunday, the senators gave America to the terrorists for devouring, but [Read more]
<i>A part of the Patriot Act has expired, but it is bound to be quickly replaced by the Freedom Act, which is stuck in the Senate. For many, it won't stop mass surveillance in the U.S. or internationally.</i>
A part of the Patriot Act, a controversial and far-reaching law adopted the day after the attacks on Sept. [Read more]
Last week, Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell confirmed that he is a sore loser. After the victory of the so-called Freedom Act, the initiative that President Barack Obama signed into law to regulate spying programs in the U.S., McConnell appeared livid as a result of the defeat and claimed that this win [Read more]
Though this new law will partially reduce the NSA’s ability to collect this metadata, it will not significantly hinder the vast majority of the U.S. agency's large-scale surveillance activities.
....one might venture to say that Edward Snowden, a modest 31-year-old from North Carolina, has defeated the omnipotent NSA.