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"The Goal of the US Government is to Eliminate All Privacy Globally"

New EFF FOIA Docs Show NSA Obtained Cell Phone Location Info Before Even Asking For Secret Court's Permission

Stop Watching Us

Each Drone Strike Creates At Least 40 New Militants says ex-State Dept. Official

CIA-Funded Software Company Manages Private Data For Healthcare.gov

In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture capital firm, invested heavily into Socrata, the software company who provides data collection and management for Healthcare.gov and Medicare.gov.

Feds Invoke 'Privacy' to Shield Public Employees While Snooping on the Rest of Us

City Tells 103-Year-Old: We’re Buying Your Parking Lot, Like It or Not

"In this case, the city of Seattle is using eminent domain to seize a parking lot, so they can use it as a parking lot."

IRS Paid $110 Billion in Bogus Tax Credits to the Wrong People

Claim on “Attacks Thwarted” by NSA Spreads Despite Lack of Evidence