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VIDEO: The Story of Weldon Angelos

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This is the story of Weldon Angelos, a young man who was sentenced to an unbelievable 55 years in prison – for trying to...   Read More

FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules

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The new rules prohibit broadband providers from blocking or slowing down traffic on wired and wireless networks. They also ban Internet service providers from...   Read More

Protestors Launch a 135-Foot Blimp Over the NSA’s Utah Data Center

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Plenty of nightmare surveillance theories surround the million-square-foot NSA facility opened last year in Bluffdale, Utah. Any locals driving by the gargantuan complex Friday...   Read More

U.S. Drones Kill More Than 30 in Yemen; School Targeted in One Attack

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In fewer than two weeks, Hellfire missiles launched by U.S. drones have killed at least 31 people in Yemen. At least 14 of the...   Read More

You May Have ‘Nothing to Hide’ But You Still Have Something to Fear

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In the wake of recent news that the NSA is spying on Americans, I have been particularly struck by the argument that “if you’ve...   Read More

NSA Phone Snooping Cannot Be Challenged in Court, Feds Say

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The Obama administration for the first time responded to a Spygate lawsuit, telling a federal judge the wholesale vacuuming up of all phone-call metadata...   Read More

The USDA Rabbit Police

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There’s no good way to deliver this disturbing bit of news except to come right out with it: Marty the Magician and others in...   Read More

Customs & Border Protection Considered Weaponizing Drones

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A Customs & Border Protection (CPB) report, released in response to EFF’s Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the agency, shows CBP has considered...   Read More

Is America free?

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“I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free.” – Lee Greenwood Notwithstanding the earnest patriotism of Lee Greenwood’s anthem,...   Read More

US drone strikes more deadly to Afghan civilians than manned aircraft – adviser

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A study conducted by a US military adviser has found that drone strikes in Afghanistan during a year of the protracted conflict caused 10...   Read More