Blackwater Threatens to Kill State Dept Investigator, Trying to Investigate
Even the mightiest have their come-uppance when their internal logic spews out destructiveness returning on the self—“blowback” in a way perhaps not seen before. I refer to James Risen’s extraordinary article in the New York Times, “Before Shooting in Iraq, a Warning on Blackwater,” (June 30), in which the... Read more
NSA and FBI Duck Dive Dodge Accountabilty, Absolute Figures on Search
NSA says it has no idea how much US info it collects, but FBI searches for it so much it can’t count how many times.   The blowback against the National Security Agency has long focused on the unpopular Patriot Act surveillance program that allows the NSA to vacuum... Read more
By Daniel Tencer Companies ‘all too willing’ to comply with FBI requests for personal information, EFF says As the US prepares once again to extend the Patriot Act, a new report from a privacy watchdog indicates that the FBI’s use of the law and other surveillance powers may have... Read more