Tag: spying

NSA Director: Don’t Worry, Trust Us


The notion that people would object to the mere existence of massive classified surveillance programs overseen by a one-sided star-chamber court, even if its analysts faithfully follow all the rules that they have been given, almost seems to have passed him by entirely. Read the full article @ Tech Crunch.

Big Brother’s Prying Eyes


Whatever your take on recent revelations about government spying on our phone calls and Internet activity, there’s no denying that Big Brother is bigger and less brotherly than we thought. What’s the resulting cost to our privacy — and more so, our democracy? Lawrence Lessig joins Bill Moyers to discuss the implications of our government’s actions.

Al Gore: NSA Surveillance Violates The Constitution


“This in my view violates the constitution. The fourth amendment and the first amendment –