AT&T released its first "Transparency Report" this week concerning U.S. government surveillance of its customers. But to those familiar with the leaks from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, Ma Bell’s numbers come up short by more than 80 million spied-upon customers. All of which means that AT&T’s first foray into Transparency Land is laughable at best and frightening at worst. Surprisingly, though, it’s not AT&T’s fault. Here's why.
It’s no secret that FBI employees excel at foiling plots of their own creation, which is why it’s important for any thinking person to question whatever “official” line is touted as fact, not just point out the dubious use of resources but to help to clear those unjustly targeted.
The operator of Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant said on Thursday that 100 metric tons of highly contaminated water had leaked out of a tank, the worst incident since last August, when a series of radioactive water leaks sparked international alarm.
What does a surveillance state look like? Artist Trevor Paglen photographs America's most powerful intelligence agencies, placing photos of the NSA, NGA and NRO in the public domain.
Cambodia has one rail line. It is not well built, not maintained, and generally unsafe. For that reason, Cambodia no longer operates heavy trains. The people, however, have created an inexpensive and lightweight system to travel safely on the rails. These bamboo trains are pushed by small gasoline engines, and roll on two axles. They can be removed from the railroad or assembled in about a minute flat.
Two security officers have been found dead on the Maersk Alabama container ship.
A Damascus man has been charged with fatally beating his adopted 3-year-old son, Montgomery County police said Tuesday.
Police investigating murder of three members of British family and French cyclist arrest man described as 'arms collector'