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For Emiland De Cubber, the most offensive part of NSA’s PRISM program is not the egregious violation of privacy, but the hideous slideshow the agency used to present it. Cluttered with clip art, inconsistent colors, and needlessly emphasized type, the slides looked more like work of a grade school media teacher than that of an […]

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Here’s the perfect way to retaliate against the NSA for all that privacy they’ve been violating lately: “Operation: Troll the NSA,” a campaign that’s asking anyone who cares to send the same buzzword-laced but ultimately innocuous email at the same time this Wednesday. To participate, simply copy and paste the pre-written text into an email […]

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News Vines is our new reoccurring series in which we retell current events in six-seconds or less. In this edition, Cindy and Shirley do a little after-school gossiping. News Vines: The #NSA Violates Your Privacy vine.co/v/bL1K23hzu2O — ANIMALNewYork (@ANIMALNewYork) June 7, 2013 […]

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According to conspiratorial president candidate and NSA watchdog Jeff Boss: absolutely! Boss was in Zuccotti Park earlier today, taping up his signature “truther” posters on the marble perimeter walls, along with some new ones warning protesters about the secretive intelligence agency tainting the “pizza and other foods.” […]

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Jeff Boss prints a lot of posters with eye-catching phrases, but the middle-aged man isn’t creating street art, nor putting up outdoor ads. He’s running for president. You may have seen his “campaign.” The stark white posters with bold black lettering feature slogans such as: –DID THE NSA KILL JFK, RFK, MLK, ETC.? –NO ONE […]

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One of the most important takeaways of today’s significant legal ruling against Bush’s warrantless wiretapping program is not that it was super illegal and in direct contravention of federal law, but that the executive branch can’t throw around the “state secrets” privilege all willy-nilly. If they want to spy on Americans, they’re gonna have to […]

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Well this is, ugh, mildly unsettling. In an effort to “build better defenses” for the information it holds about millions of private citizens around the world, Google is partnering with America’s largest and most secretive spy agency. Wait, WHAT?” […]

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When it comes to collecting and storing data, the NSA doesn’t play. The shadowy agency is reportedly building a massive facility in the Utah desert that is capable of storing yottabytes of data. I never even heard of a yottabyte, but it certainly sounds like a frightening amount of information. Crunch Gear breaks it down: […]

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