I don’t believe it! The mad lads have only gone and won a legal case against the spooks!
Source: Court finds GCHQ and MI5 engaged in illegal bulk data collection • The Register
Here’s the thing, though. If you actually look at the story, it’s so obviously fake. I mean, first off, just the claim that a protestor got $3500 to protest a Trump rally? I mean, even Donald Trump himself only paid his fake supporters $50 to cheer at his campaign announcement. Yes, the Clinton campaign has raised a lot more money than the Trump campaign, but $3500 a protestor? I mean, that’s pretty obviously a ridiculous number.
Source: Donald Trump’s Son & Campaign Manager Both Tweet Obviously Fake Story | Techdirt
No access to world’s servers thwarts “criminal and national security investigations.”
Source: US renews fight for the right to seize content from the world’s servers | Ars Technica
Americans pay by far the highest prices in the world for most prescription drugs, and of course big pharma would like to keep it that way.
Source: How Big Pharma’s Shadow Regulation Censors the Internet
After serving as the key protector of South Africa’s apartheid regime, the U.S. is playing the same role for Israel.
Source: U.S. Admits Israel Is Building Permanent Apartheid Regime — Weeks After Giving It $38 Billion
It’s really sick how some persons of authority can misuse public trust for personal gain, and how many of their colleagues help them hide it
Two young officers began to hear rumors of a drug gang operating within the Chicago Police Department. They were skeptical at first.
Source: In the Chicago Police Department, If the Bosses Say It Didn’t Happen, It Didn’t Happen
Reuters: Yahoo “complied with a classified US government directive.”
Presuming that the report is correct, it would represent essentially the digital equivalent of a general warrant—which is forbidden by the Fourth Amendment
Source: Yahoo’s CISO resigned in 2015 over secret e-mail search tool ordered by feds | Ars Technica
In independent interviews with Human Rights Watch, two former detainees described a metal device that had wires with clips that would attach to the fingers, and a helmet connected to wires.
Source: Former CIA Detainees Describe Previously Unknown Torture Tactic: A Makeshift Electric Chair