August 6, 2020

Jeb Loves MORE Government Spying

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said Tuesday that the government should have broad surveillance powers of Americans and private technology firms should cooperate better with intelligence agencies to help combat “evildoers.”

Source: News from The Associated Press

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Hunting for Hackers, N.S.A. Secretly Expands Internet Spying at U.S. Border

*Editor’s Note* This is what the Media is ALLOWED to report about what’s going on. Clueless, we don’t even know and probably don’t care about what is really going on. Keep living on Facebook and other social media. You are making their jobs easier.

Searching for evidence of computer hacking originating abroad, the Obama administration has stepped up warrantless monitoring, documents show.

Source: Hunting for Hackers, N.S.A. Secretly Expands Internet Spying at U.S. Border

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How the NSA Converts Spoken Words Into Searchable Text

Top-secret documents show the NSA can automatically recognize the content within phone calls, generating easily searched transcriptions.

Source: How the NSA Converts Spoken Words Into Searchable Text – The Intercept

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NSA Caught Spying on EPA Caught Spying

A pro-business watchdog group sued the National Security Agency on Monday, demanding that the spy agency turn over metadata logs for some phones registered to top EPA officials in a pioneering legal maneuver that seeks to use the government’s own secret data to check up on other agencies.<<<Read More>>>

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Open Thread – Friday, January 17, 2014

spying I always feel like somebody’s watching me. Who’s watching you?

Please use this open thread to post your ideas, information and comments about issues not covered in articles published on this website. Thank you.

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How Does Obama See the Chinese Government?

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Judge Rules NSA Spying OK, Can Only Work if Everyone is Spied On

“This blunt tool only works because it collects everything,” Pauley said. “The collection is broad, but the scope of counterterrorism investigations is unprecedented.”<<<Read More>>>

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Corporations Spying on Non Profits

“Many different types of nonprofits have been targeted with espionage, including environmental, anti-war, public interest, consumer, food safety, pesticide reform, nursing-home reform, gun control, social justice, animal rights and arms control groups,” the report said.<<<Read the Rest>>>

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NSA Intercepting, Changing Content of Emails?

Most of us are either willing or not willing to accept that the National Security Agency(NSA), believed to be an arm of the United States Government, is spying on us and archiving every bit of information being placed on the Internet, including our emails.

I received an email the other day presenting some “interesting” information, but to be totally honest, I’m not sure exactly what it means. I know it more than likely means the NSA intercepted an email, which they claim they don’t do. Why the photo change, in my limited technological mind, isn’t clear. I doubt that the NSA would advertise they were stealing your private information, unless, of course, their intentions were to frighten and anger you, so I’m thinking something went wrong during the intercept.

According to the information contained in the email sent to me, the person forwarded a Fox News article to a local media outlet; a screen shot of which can be seen in the first photograph below. What the media outlet evidently received was what is shown in the second photograph. Also, the email states that the NSA.gov website “was hacked and down.” Is all this somehow related?

You may have to click to enlarge the photos in order to read all the information.

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Maine: Permission From Landowner Required to Place Trail Cameras

When Governor Paul LePage failed to sign LD 1040, An Act to Prohibit the Placement of Cameras and Electronic Surveillance Equipment on Private Property without the Written Permission of the Landowner, by default it became law. The new law requires that no person can place any kind of surveillance and/or recording device, unattended, on private land without written permission from the land owner. While the bill may be geared toward curbing illegal “spying”, such a bill affects the use of trail cameras; a popular undertaking by thousands of interested outdoor-minded people.

And as one who has no trust in government, also understand that an amendment was added to this law that allows government to use surveillance equipment and spy on people. Once again laws are for the peons with exception to governments. Why do we continue down this same ridiculous path?

This law is not unique to Maine. A quick search Online and I quickly discovered that at least Wisconsin has a similar law.

When one considers the need for such a law, we see that it comes, not out of the desires of the people to make life better but as a necessity to ward off tyrannical government spying. Government spying is all the talk these days, as if this is a new phenomenon that our government disregards the laws they make and does just as it pleases.

The Maine Civil Liberties Union has worked to implement this law, which will help to protect the privacy of landowners, while at the same time inconveniencing them to sign a written statement granting permission to a sportsman or camera buff, and yet doing nothing to stop the very thieves and crooks who are doing the spying. This is typical government overreach and abuse of power and yet those in power are allowed to exempt themselves from the laws foisted on the People.

LD 1040 states that a warrant is required for officials to place surveillance equipment on private land and any rational thinking person knows how easy it is for crooked governments to come up with a warrant.

So, now Maine must add another totalitarian law to their books. I’m all for protecting privacy and the rights of landowners, but this law does nothing in that regard. It only restricts freedom and access to both user and landowner, while still providing easy access for government spying.

The brainwashed masses have done it again.

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