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  • Revealed: Hundreds of words to avoid using online if you don't want the government spying on you...

    06/01/2013 5:27:10 PM PDT · by Little Ray · 72 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 04:32 EST, 26 May 2012 | Daniel Miller
    The Department of Homeland Security has been forced to release a list of keywords and phrases it uses to monitor social networking sites and online media for signs of terrorist or other threats against the U.S. The intriguing the list includes obvious choices such as 'attack', 'Al Qaeda', 'terrorism' and 'dirty bomb' alongside dozens of seemingly innocent words like 'pork', 'cloud', 'team' and 'Mexico'. Read more: Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • NBC EXCLUSIVE: Justice Department Memo Reveals Legal Case for Drone Strikes on Americans

    02/04/2013 6:29:12 PM PST · by kristinn · 85 replies
    NBC News ^ | Monday, February 4, 2013 | Michael Isikoff
    A confidential Justice Department memo concludes that the U.S. government can order the killing of American citizens if they are believed to be “senior operational leaders” of al-Qaida or “an associated force” -- even if there is no intelligence indicating they are engaged in an active plot to attack the U.S. The 16-page memo, a copy of which was obtained by NBC News, provides new details about the legal reasoning behind one of the Obama administration’s most secretive and controversial polices: its dramatically increased use of drone strikes against al-Qaida suspects, including those aimed at American citizens, such as the...
  • Senate bill rewrite lets feds read your e-mail without warrants

    11/20/2012 7:34:40 AM PST · by Cheerio · 79 replies
    CNET ^ | |November 20, 2012 | Declan McCullagh
    Proposed law scheduled for a vote next week originally increased Americans' e-mail privacy. Then law enforcement complained. Now it increases government access to e-mail and other digital files.
  • DNC expected to affect cancer patients [cancer treatment clinic will close for four days]

    08/23/2012 5:29:11 PM PDT · by grundle · 4 replies
    WBTV ^ | August 21, 2012 | David Spunt
    CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - On Tuesday, September 4th, the DNC will officially kick off. Tens of thousands from around the world will head to the Queen City and there's no secret, the convention will have a major impact locally, including on people battling cancer. Matthews resident Sue Falco is fighting stage four colon cancer, and says the DNC will force a major cancer treatment center to close. Carolina's Hematology Oncology Associates on South Tryon will close for four days during the DNC, because of security and traffic concerns."It's kind of fascinating how an event like this impacts a city," Falco...
  • Napolitano: Internet Monitoring Needed to Fight Homegrown Terrorism

    06/20/2010 3:06:07 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 70 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News (AP source) ^ | June, 18, 2010 | none stated
    WASHINGTON -- Fighting homegrown terrorism by monitoring Internet communications is a civil liberties trade-off the U.S. government must make to beef up national security, the nation's homeland security chief said Friday. As terrorists increasingly recruit U.S. citizens, the government needs to constantly balance Americans' civil rights and privacy with the need to keep people safe, said Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
  • Foggy Results In Mexico Drug War

    08/25/2003 9:54:22 AM PDT · by MrLeRoy · 7 replies · 36+ views
    Newsday (NY) ^ | August 24, 2003 | Letta Tayler
    [...] Mexican and U.S. authorities immediately hailed the arrests of suspected kingpin Armando Valencia Cornelio - sought by U.S. prosecutors as a major drug supplier to cities including New York - and seven lieutenants as a major blow to the drug trade from Mexico to the United States. "Armando Valencia's apprehension was a significant step forward in [dismantling] ... key trafficking organizations that plague both of our countries," said Karen Tandy, chief of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. But some drug-trafficking experts predicted the arrests will do little to stem the flow of illegal drugs into the United States. Their...