Class-Action Lawsuit Against AT&T for Collaboration with Illegal Domestic Spying Program The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a class-action lawsuit against AT&T on January 31, 2006, accusing the telecom giant of violating the law and the privacy of its … Read more . . .
The "war on terror" is global and indefinite in scope, effectively removing traditional limits of wartime authority By Barton Gellman and Dafna Linzer, Washington PostUpdated: 12:56 a.m. ET Dec. 18, 2005 In his four-year campaign against al Qaeda, President Bush … Read more . . .
National Security Agency mounted massive spy op on Baltimore peace group, documents show 01/10/2006 @ 11:53 am http://rawstory.com/news/2005/National_Security_Agency_spied_on_Baltimore_0110.html The National Security Agency has been spying on a Baltimore anti-war group, according to documents released during litigation, going so far as … Read more . . .
"That capability at any time could be turned around on the American people," he said in 1975, "and no American would have any privacy left, such is the capability to monitor everything: telephone conversations, telegrams, it doesn’t matter. There would be no place to hide."
He added that if a dictator ever took over, the N.S.A. "could enable it to impose total tyranny, and there would be no way to fight back." – Senator Frank Church.
December 24, 2005 Spy Agency Mined Vast Data Trove, Officials Report By ERIC LICHTBLAU and JAMES RISEN New York Times, WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 – The National Security Agency has traced and analyzed large volumes of telephone and Internet … Read more . . .
Robyn E. Blumner: ‘With Patriot Act, companies forced to inform on customers’ Date: Sunday, May 18 @ 09:48:15 EDTTopic: The Constitution & Civil Liberties By Robyn E. Blumner, St. Petersburg Times We all know homeland security is an expensive proposition. … Read more . . .
Counter-terrorist tools, including surveillance See: http://www.icdc.com/~paulwolf/colombia/counterterror3.htm … Read more . . .