Category National Security Complex
Edward Snowden and Julian Assange’s warning about the Security and Surveillance Industrial Complex
This video was released today (August 3, 2021) to show that journalists and whistleblowers warned us years ago about the recent revelation of the Pegasus spy software developed by the Israeli cyberweapons company NSO Group, which was found on the phones of journalists around the world, and that this is just the tip of the iceberg.
I Am Guilty of Violating the Espionage Act by Laura Poitras
“It is impossible to overstate the dangerous precedent Mr. Assange’s indictment under the Espionage Act and possible extradition sets: Every national security journalist who reports on classified information now faces possible Espionage Act charges” nationally and internationally.
The Pentagon Wants More Control Over the News. What Could Go Wrong? by Matt Taibbi
The most enormous issue posed by the modern media landscape is the industry’s incredible concentration, which allows a handful of private platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Google – to dominate media distribution.
ICE Is a State-Sponsored Terrorist Organization: Abolish ICE, by William Boardman
Congress voted in 2002 to make ICE a national police force with Gestapolike powers. Corrupt law and corrupt politics have produced corrupt results.
HOMELAND SECURITY COMPILING DATABASE OF JOURNALISTS AND ‘MEDIA INFLUENCERS’
Why “Media Monitoring” and Why Now?
Snowden Explains How the Deep State Influences Presidents
And this gets to the central crux of your question, which is: can any president oppose this? The answer is certainly.
The “Steele Dossier” on … Me: Why I won’t praise the FBI lie and spy machine by Greg Palast
Singer has slipped secret, poisoned dossiers to media outlets to destroy the reputations of elected officials from Argentina to the Congo — all to make another billion.
FINDING YOUR VOICE: Voice Recognition Technology and the NSA
The former government official noted that raw voice data could be stored with private companies and accessed by the NSA through secret agreements…
It wasn’t just Republicans, Democrats also voted to shut down debate on Trump administration’s surveillance powers
Restriction aside, critics have said the bill does more harm than good because it codifies a legally questionable practice into law.
State of Surveillance (Video)
[Snowden] illustrates how the innards of every phone can act as pathways through which institutions can track your every move.
James Kiriakou | James Comey, a Whistleblower, Really?
… the truth is that Comey is the enemy of whistleblowers, or at least of national security whistleblowers.
The Intercept: Standing Rock documents expose inner workings of “surveillance-industrial complex”
Surveillance Reports Paint Protesters as Desperate and Deviant
The Intercept | Trial and Terror
An in-depth report by The Intercept on US government pursuit of terrorism by the intelligence community.
As U.S. Preps Arrest Warrant for Assange, Glenn Greenwald Says Prosecuting WikiLeaks Threatens Press Freedom for All
AMY GOODMAN: CNN is reporting the Trump administration has prepared an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
Trump and the Deep State
As we know now, the real power is exercised by the deep states that have the upper hand on the press, the judiciary, the army and the intelligence services. The French deep state is also closely connected with its US counterpart. This cartoon came to Rise Up Times via Linked In from France. Arnaud […]
Jeremy Scahill’s Intercepted: Snowden vs. Trump
Democracy is not an inheritance but our challenge.