Michael Chertoff, former Director of Homeland Security and an author of the Patriot Act, will present a lecture Tuesday on the future of national security at Wellesley College. The lecture will take place in the Tishman Commons at the Wang Campus Center …
Boston · 10/1/2010
Rushed into law by Congress just weeks after Sept. 11, 2001 three controversial provisions of the Patriot Act granting officials far-reaching surveillance and seizure powers in the name of national security, are due to expire this New Year's Eve.
ABC News · 11/30/2009
Over the weekend, the Senate failed to pass the necessary legislation in order to keep certain aspects of the Patriot Act from expiring. As a result, at least for the moment, the NSA isn't collecting information on us. The USA Patriot Act was passed after ... · 6/1/2015
NEWS ANALYSIS: The original authors of the Patriot Act are backing revisions that would end a number of problematic practices, but the revised USA Freedom Act must make it through both houses. The Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of …
eWeek · ByWayne Rash · 5/2/2015
Lawmakers in Congress this week passed a bill to rein in the federal government’s sweeping surveillance program — both Democrats and Republicans found common ground in support of the USA Freedom Act, the first real reform of the Patriot Act since ...
Public Radio International · 6/5/2015
Kim Zetter. Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World’s First Digital Weapon. Crown/Archetype, Nov 11, 2014. Hardcover. 448 pages. $25.00. Review by Shane Halton Hollywood has been trying … · 6/26/2015
It has been a little more than two years since the whistleblower Edward Snowden’s first leaks of classified National Security Agency (NSA) documents revealing unchecked mass surveillance practices by the U.S.
Eurasia Review · ByRobert Amsterdam · 6/23/2015
The war on whistleblowers has injected fear of prosecution into all honest communications between national security officials and reporters, meaning that the public instead gets a steady diet of U.S. government lies …
Consortium News · 6/25/2015
Two years ago this month, a 29-year-old government contractor named Edward Snowden became the Daniel Ellsberg of his generation, delivering to journalists a tranche of secret documents shedding light on the …
Sterling Journal-Advocate · 6/17/2015
Wikipedia says, 'Cory Efram Doctorow (/kri dktro/; born July 17, 1971) is a Canadian-British blogger, journalist, and science fiction author who serves as co-editor of the blog Boing Boing. He is an activist in favour of liberalising copyright laws and a ... · 1 day ago