Author Archives: THE INTEL MEMO
For most everyone in the US, the NSA does not capture the content of your emails, record your phone calls or put malware on your computer. That is a risk because they can if they want to, but it’s not happening on a grand scale … not right now. What they are collecting, however, is […]
Most of the discussion recently, regarding the indiscriminate search and retention of individual’s data by the NSA and CIA, revolves around the argument that it is a violation of the Fourth Amendment protection of property. Rulings from the Supreme Court have modified with the times to include new technologies. First telegraph monitoring then electronic eavesdropping […]
When secret programs have the capability to affect or determine the direction of our lives, we cease to be a Republic. Oversight of these programs by civilians, also known as transparency, is the only was to compartmentalize that power so that it is never used against our citizens. We must protect the Republic and Constitution! […]
Censorship and surveillance of journalists: an unscrupulous business “On World Day Against Cyber-Censorship, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the readiness with which leading Internet companies submit to the censorship demands of authoritarian regimes. It also deplores the lack of international mechanisms regulating surveillance technology, which allows technology companies to sell online surveillance tools to these […]
Once Again, Senator Wyden Wants To Know How Many Americans Are Being Surveilled By The NSA “The lack of information on the extent to which Americans’ communications have been collected under Section 702 is relevant not just to the question of whether Section 702 should be reauthorized, but to what reforms may be needed. For […]
I am changing this blog’s purpose and direction to focus on the abuse of digital privacy and freedom by governments and those who struggle to oppose this.