GCHQ - Masters of the Internet (TheGuardian)

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The Guardian: "GCHQ Taps Fibre-Optic Cables for Secret Access to World's Commuication", 21 June 2013.

 "British spy agency collects and stores vast quantities of global email messages, Facebook posts, internet histories and calls, and shares them with NSA, latest documents from Edward Snowden reveal."

 

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 The Guardian: "Mastering the Internet : How GCHQ Set Out to Spy on the World Wide Web", 21 June 2013.

"Project Tempora – the evolution of a secret programme to capture vast amounts of web and phone data"

 

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Who are the Real Traitors? (Washington's Blog)

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Washington' Blog: "Who are the Real Traitors?", June 19th 2013:

 

"There are weeks that change the course of human history. There are weeks when people must choose sides. There are weeks that expose the real American traitors. There is no middle ground in this debate. You are either on the side of freedom, liberty, truth, transparency and the U.S. Constitution or you are on the side of mindless obedience, oppression, deception, corruption and tyranny."

"A courageous young Millennial named Edward Snowden has risked his life and his future to expose the illegal, surreptitious surveillance programs being conducted by the United States government in clear violation of the 4th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The NSA, with the full knowledge of Barack Obama and Congress, has been covertly collecting phone and internet records on millions of Americans with the full cooperation of Verizon and other mega media/data corporations."

 

Image: "PRISM Collection Details", via the Washington Post (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/prism-collection-documents/).

The Dirty Little Secret About Mass Surveillance : It Doesn’t Keep Us Safe (Washington's Blog)

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William Binney, a 32-year National Security Agency veteran, the former Head of the NSA’s Global Digital Data Gathering Program, and a very highly-regarded cryptographer:

 

"They’re making themselves dysfunctional by collecting all of this data... they’re putting an extra burden on all of their analysts. It’s not something that’s going to help them; it’s something that’s burdensome. There are ways to do the analysis properly, but they don’t really want the solution because if they got it, they wouldn’t be able to keep demanding the money to solve it. I call it their business statement, “Keep the problems going so the money keeps flowing.” It’s all about contracts and money."

 

Professor Jonathan Turley, J.B. and Maurice C. Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at George Washington University:

"...privacy is dying in the United States by a thousand papercuts from countless new laws and surveillance systems. Before we plunge ahead in creating a fishbowl society of surveillance, we might want to ask whether such new measures or devices will actually make us safer or just make us appear safer."

 

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NSA Spying: False Hope vs. Real Solutions (BoilingFrogsPost)

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James Corbett of BoilingFrogsPost.com and CorbettReport.com with an important message for everyone who is waking up to the fact that we are being surveilled by the NSA in our Internet communications, with the consent of the political establishment.

 

"...now we understand that the NSA tuly is copying all of the electronic information that's flowing through the American data centres, one hundred percent, and storing it, and data-mining it, and tracking it, and tracing it, to the point where independent contractors, that are contracted for companies who work with the NSA, have all of that data at their fingertips."

 

 

What Is The US Government’s Agenda? (Paul Craig Roberts)

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Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy (1975-1978), asks: What is the US government's agenda? The US government, he says, has been spying on its citizens for years in violation of the Constitution, and yet most people remain unconcerned, thanks in large measure to a government-controlled media that spins everything according to offical diktat.

 

"The latest whistle blower, Edward Snowden, has sought refuge in Hong Kong, which has a better record of protecting free speech than the US government."

"If Washington and its presstitutes can convince Americans that courageous people, who are trying to inform Americans that their historic rights are disappearing into a police state, are espionage agents of foreign powers, America can continue to be subverted by its own government."

 

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Article image: Captured from "Special Paul Craig Roberts Interview: Decline of The American Empire" on TheAlexJonesChannel on YouTube.

Alleged: US security officials said NSA leaker, journalist should be 'disappeared' (RT)

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"A US editor has alleged he overheard security officials saying that the NSA leaker, and the Guardian columnist who broke his story, should be “disappeared.” Leaker Edward Snowden said that American spies often prefer silencing targets over due process." (RT)

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Daniel Ellsberg - "Edward Snowden : Saving us from the United Stasi of America" (The Guardian)

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Daniel Ellsberg: "Edward Snowden: saving us from the United Stasi of America", The Guardian, 10 June 2013.

 

In Daniel Ellsberg's estimation, writing in The Guardian, Edward Snowden's recent leak of NSA information is of unique importance in US history, giving the people of the US "the possibility to roll back a key part of what has amounted to an "executive coup" against the US constitution."

 

 

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UK Gathers Secret Intelligence Via Covert NSA Operation (The Guardian)

GCHQsmNews48 According to The Guardian, the UK's security agency GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters) has been secretly gathering intelligence from the world's biggest Internet companies through a covert operation called PRISM, which is run by the NSA (the US National Security Agency).

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