Tag Archives: spying

Keeping the NSA in Perspective

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Programs such as PRISM begin modestly but turn dangerous when left unchecked. Greg Russak‘s insight: "The threat posed by PRISM and other programs is not what has been done with them but rather what could … Continue reading

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Whistleblowers and Politics; When is a Hero a Traitor and Vice Versa?

What makes one whistleblower a hero and another a traitor? Let’s start by asking Obama’s detractors, especially those who ceaselessly characterize the size and overreach of “big government” as a threat to our democracy. How do you see Snowden? Is he … Continue reading

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Now We’re Angry About Spying?

None of the revelations so far surrounding PRISM strike me as all that newsworthy. Our country’s leaders have had a long love affair with spying. The real question is why the sudden outrage and worry about the government abusing this power? Even … Continue reading

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Bush Lets U.S. Spy on Callers Without Courts – New York Times

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Under a presidential order signed in 2002, the National Security Agency has spied on hundreds of people inside the U.S. Greg Russak‘s insight: Quick reminder.  See on http://www.nytimes.com

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U.S. Is Secretly Collecting Records of Verizon Calls – NYTimes.com

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirstStarted with W. Still going on. Still think it’s wrong.See on mobile.nytimes.com

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