July 2013


Lawyers representing MIT are filing a motion to intervene in my FOIA lawsuit over thousands of pages of Secret Service documents about the late activist and coder Aaron Swartz. (more…)


Automatic license plate readers are the most widespread location tracking technology you’ve probably never heard of. Mounted on patrol cars or stationary objects like bridges, they snap photos of every passing car, recording their plate numbers, times, and locations. (more…)

Guardian U.K.

‘I believe you have done the right thing in exposing what I regard as massive violation of the United States constitution’ (more…)

Guardian U.K.

The latest effort to distract attention from the NSA revelations is more absurd than most (more…)

Democracy Now!

Journalist Barrett Brown spent his 300th day behind bars this week on a range of charges filed after he used information obtained by the hacker group Anonymous to report on the operations of private intelligence firms. (more…)

Hello. My name is Ed Snowden. A little over one month ago, I had family, a home in paradise, and I lived in great comfort. I also had the capability without any warrant to search for, seize, and read your communications. Anyone’s communications at any time. That is the power to change people’s fates. (more…)

A federal judge ordered the U.S. military Thursday to stop recently-instituted searches of Guantanamo prisoners’ groin areas before the inmates meet with attorneys and to reopen rooms previously used for such meetings in the camps where prisoners are housed. (more…)


How much are your private conversations worth to the U.S. government? Turns out, it can be a lot, depending on the technology. (more…)

« Previous PageNext Page »