Senator Rand Paul is celebrating the news that a federal appeals court rejected President Barack Obama’s National Security Agency (NSA) data collection program on Thursday. In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News, Paul says he can’t wait for the Supreme Court to eventually rule it unconstitutional.
NEW YORK (AP) — The bulk collection of Americans’ phone records by the government exceeds what Congress has allowed, a federal appeals court said Thursday as it asked Congress to step in and decide how best to balance national security and privacy interests. Read More.
Senator Rand Paul questioned secretary Johnson on the governments bypassing of the Constitutional requirement to gain a warrant before spying on the phone calls of Americans. The discussion got somewhat heated and Johnson’s response is more than a bit concerning. Watch the video or read some quotes here.
WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Republican Sen. Rand Paul lashed out against the federal government’s sweeping surveillance programs on Wednesday, staking an aggressive position on an issue already dividing the Republican presidential field. Read More.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are launching three high-tech experiments using facial, iris and fingerprint identification to enhance efforts to block illegal entry into the country.
Recently, AT&T surprised everyone when it added a new option to its gigapower fiber internet service: privacy. Yes, for just $29 more a month, AT&T promises it won’t sell your search and browsing history to advertisers. How generous.
In a 7-2 ruling in Department of Homeland Security v. MacLean, the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected the federal government’s attempts to eviscerate protections for employee speech under the Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA).
Federal government to monitor Twitter, track conservative users, determine what is either ‘true’ or ‘hate speech’
In August, The Washington Free Beacon, an investigative news website that focuses primarily on exposing government abuses of power, reported that the Obama Administration was committing $1 million in tax money to the creation of an online database that was to track “misinformation” and so-called “hate speech” on Twitter social media feeds.
Chilling free speech: Fed’s passion to monitor us has become insatiable.