Surveillance




Surveillance Self-Defense Security Starter Pack
“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or […]

Surveillance Self-Defense Security Starter Pack



Rand Paul Filibuster
Rand Paul’s May 20 2015 10+ hour filibuster of the attempted reauthorization of Patriot Act Section 215 bulk collection of civilian phone records, contemporary to the USA Freedom act, calling for further reforms: Full Transcript Full length video: Rand Paul’s March 6 and 7 2013 12 hour 52 minute filibuster […]

Senator Rand Paul Filibuster Videos, Transcripts


Source: ‘Ring the Alarm: Laura Poitras Discusses Suing the US Government’ by Marlow Stern for The Daily Beast The Oscar-winning director of Citizenfour opens up about NSA spying, Chelsea Manning, Obama’s ‘terrible legacy,’ and more. Let’s talk about your blockbuster AT&T/NSA story in the Times. Since it came from the […]

Laura Poitras Print Interview 8-18-15






Watch parts 1 and 2 for free: PBS Frontline – United States of Secrets Read the transcript: United States of Secrets full transcript FRONTLINE’s two-part investigation of the NSA’s surveillance activities post-9/11 has been honored with a Peabody Award for excellence in documentary filmmaking.  

PBS Frontline United States of Secrets





By Suzanna Andrews Source: MORE At 44, Radack is among the leading whistle-blower lawyers in the country. She is also possibly the most outspoken and passionate. With expertise in national security, she has a client list that includes some of the most controversial people on the planet. She is part […]

Whistleblowers’ Lawyer Jesselyn Radack




https://citizenfourfilm.com/ CITIZENFOUR is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security […]

Citizenfour




Source: The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald: https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/04/06/john-oliver-interview-political-disengagement-american-public/ Oliver’s overall discussion is good (and, naturally, quite funny), but the specific point he wants to make here is misguided. Contrary to what Oliver says, it’s actually not surprising at all that a large number of Americans are unaware of who Snowden is, nor […]

John Oliver Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden