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The Message - M.I.A. track with an NSA hook

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M.I.A. has released a new track released a track back in 2010 that couldn't be more relevant to our 21st century predicament. I hope Edward Snowden is listening, wherever he is. Lyrics below.

Former Lockheed sub-contractor takes to eBay to sell surveillance prototype

A former Lockheed Martin sub-contractor has taken to eBay to sell a prototype of a high-powered surveillance system disguised as a rock.

Don't get it twisted: the heart of the NSA scandals is breathtakingly simple

The NSA scandal is not that complicated.

If NSA doesn't know what Snowden took, all its abuse figures are totally meaningless

NBC news reports that anonymous intelligence officials say the NSA doesn’t know what Edward Snowden took.

WSJ protip: don't get sexually involved with NSA analysts or intelligence contractors

A new Wall Street Journal story confirms that NSA employees have used their unchecked access to troves of personal communications to spy on their loved ones and people they are sexually interested in.

Boston: Learn how to encrypt your email this Saturday with hands-on help from experts

The following message comes from the Massachusetts Pirate Party, which is hosting a cryptoparty this coming weekend in Boston. This session focuses specifically on helping people set up PGP email encryption. Don't miss it.

ACLU statement on Chelsea Manning

The following can be attributed to Chase Strangio, staff attorney with the ACLU's Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Project:

Proponent of government propaganda conspiracies, warrantless wiretapping to serve on NSA 'review committee'

Cass Sunstein, photo credit: Harvard Law Record

Did you hear that Cass Sunstein has made top draft pick for President Obama and James Clapper's 'NSA Review Committee'?

Making it easier for the NSA to dominate American society

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