The Intercept, which originally published the Edward Snowden classified materials, appears to now be publishing materials from a new NSA leaker, and the results are disturbing. The leak involves the number of people on NSA watchlists, and reveals that the organization is tracking 280,000 people who have no terrorist affiliations. But why, and who are these people? So far, that information has not been forthcoming, and the agency certainly doesn’t plan on explaining itself. The number of people on the watchlist who have no terror affiliations is vastly larger than the number who do.
read more

On the night of Thursday, April 17, an entry from an outside source was recorded on this computer. I observed it as they explored recently updated files. Despite the fact that the most advanced monitoring software available to the public is installed on my computers, I was unable to track this intrusion to its source.

I have been keeping a record of these intrusions for over a year, and have consulted with an attorney about them. There is absolutely no legal reason that any governmental agency would have to invade my privacy and violate my rights in this manner, or to commit any other act of sabotage or intimidation of any person connected with me or working for me.

read more

It seems that the National Security Agency (NSA) and the UK’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ)have become extremely inventive in their unending search for personal information.

Top secret documents have revealed that Smartphone apps transmitting user details across the internet are now providing a wealth of sensitive information for spy agencies. Even games, such as the immensely popular "Angry Birds," are being used as tools to provide data.

Rovio, the maker of Angry Birds, said it had no knowledge of any NSA or GCHQ programs looking to extract data from its apps more