Information we collect: your name, email address, telephone number or credit card to store with your account, when you watch a video on YouTube, visit a website that uses our advertising services, or view and interact with our ads and content. This information includes your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information including phone number. We collect your search queries, phone number, calling-party number, forwarding numbers, time and date of calls, duration of calls, SMS routing information and types of calls, Internet protocol address, device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL, cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your Google Account, your location, including IP address, GPS, and other sensors that may, for example, provide Google with information on nearby devices, Wi-Fi access points and cell towers. We may also store information on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage (including HTML 5) and application data caches.Read more . . .
You Can Take the 9/11 Security State From My Cold, Dead, Top Secret Hands By Spencer Ackerman May 11, 2011 Osama bin Laden’s death was the end result of a massive investment in surveillance and spy tools that arose … Read more . . .
Exclusive: Google, CIA Invest in ‘Future’ of Web MonitoringBy Noah Schachtman, Wired.com, 28 July 2010 The investment arms of the CIA and Google are both backing a company that monitors the web in real time — and says it uses … Read more . . .
US to access Europeans’ bank data in new deal BBC (8 July 2010) Euro MPs have approved a new deal to allow US anti-terror investigators to access Europeans’ bank data. The vote followed tough negotiations with US authorities after a … Read more . . .
A truism perhaps, but before resorting to brute force and open repression to halt the “barbarians at the gates,” that would be us, the masters of declining empires (and the chattering classes who polish their boots) regale us with tales of “democracy on the march,” “hope” and other banalities before the mailed fist comes crashing down.Read more . . .
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Information_Awareness_Office The Information Awareness Office (IAO) was established by the Defense Advanced Research Projects AgencyUnited States Department of Defense, in January 2002 to bring together several DARPA projects focused on applying information technology to counter transnational threats to national … Read more . . .
Did Bush’s Terrorist Surveillance Program Really Focus on American Journalists? By Scott Horton Harpers Magazine, 22 January 2009 For the last several weeks, Michael Hayden, the former CIA director who previously led the NSA, has been sweating bullets. In recent … Read more . . .
http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2008/oct/15/terrorism-security The Guardian, 15 October 2008 Security services want personal data from sites like Facebook Ministers say terrorists and other criminals are using free websites as a way of concealing their communications The government is drawing up plans to give … Read more . . .
U.S. Government Starts secret Spy Program in Mexico http://narcosphere.narconews.com/story/2007/4/2/18923/15941 By Erich Moncada, Posted on Mon Apr 2nd, 2007 at 06:09:23 PM EST An American corporation is in charge of monitoring all types of communications in the country. On March 5, … Read more . . .
The Era Of The American Internet Is Ending INTERNET TRAFFIC BEGINS TO BYPASS THE U.S. By John Markoff New York Times August 30, 2008 Original Link SAN FRANCISCO – The era of the American Internet is ending. Invented by American … Read more . . .
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/08/20/AR2008082000174.html washingtonpost.com U.S. tracking citizens’ border crossings: report Reuters Wednesday, August 20, 2008; 12:59 AM WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government has been using its border checkpoints to collect information on citizens that will be stored for 15 years, raising … Read more . . .
Verizon Says It Turned Over Data Without Court Orders Firm’s Letter to Lawmakers Details Government Requests By Ellen Nakashima Washington Post Tuesday, October 16, 2007; Page A01 Verizon Communications, the nation’s second-largest telecom company, told congressional investigators that it … Read more . . .
Chinese government wants real names of bloggers By Nate Anderson | Published: October 23, 2006 – 10:46AM CT China is mulling a rule change that would require all bloggers to register with the government under their own names, though they … Read more . . .
International Herald Tribune Alisher Usmanov, a billionaire born in Uzbekistan, was angry about what Craig Murray, a former British envoy, wrote about him. (AP Photo) Bloggers beware when you criticize the rich and powerful By Doreen Carvajal Published: October 7, … Read more . . .
Collecting of Details on Travelers Documented U.S. Effort More Extensive Than Previously Known By Ellen Nakashima Washington Post Staff Writer Saturday, September 22, 2007; Page A01 The U.S. government is collecting electronic records on the travel habits of millions of … Read more . . .
Private agency put protest groups under surveillance Statewatch Bulletin; vol 13 no 5 August-October 2003 A Sunday Times "Insight" investigation has revealed that a numer of private companies, including the defence giant BAE Systems and the security firm Group 4, … Read more . . .
U.S. government quietly rates millions of travellers for terrorism potential Michael J. Sniffen Canadian Press Friday, December 01, 2006 WASHINGTON (AP) – Without notifying the public, federal agents for the past four years have assigned millions of international travellers, including … Read more . . .
Video of Police spying on Americans and beating the crap out of people in a crowd spraying young children footage taken by police themselves http://bravoclan.com/ppmaps/index.html … Read more . . .
Terrorism invoked in ISP snooping proposalAttorney general said Internet providers must retain records of Americans’ activities to help in terrorism fight, CNET News.com has learned. By Declan McCullaghStaff Writer, CNET News.comPublished: May 30, 2006, 6:30 PM PDT In a radical … Read more . . .