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New US intelligence seal: Evil octopus strangling the world

NROL-39 rocket with logo

NROL-39: “Nothing is beyond our reach” Billions of dollars annually are being used to fund operations conducted by the United States intelligence community, the likes of which allow the government to eavesdrop on emails, listen to world leaders’ phone calls and about everything in-between. One thing that budget hasn’t bought, …

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Obama stops NSA spying on IMF and World Bank

International Monetary Fund Headquarters

International Monetary Fund Headquarters in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama has called on the National Security Agency to halt spying on the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in conjunction with a review of surveillance activities, Reuters reported. A US official told the news agency that …

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Obama ‘knew and approved’ NSA spying on German Chancellor Merkel

US President Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama President Obama was aware of NSA spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel since 2010, German media have revealed. An NSA spokeswoman later denied the allegations. According to German Bild am Sonntag newspaper, which cited US intelligence sources, National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander briefed Obama on …

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UK journalists worked as spies for MI6


Several high-profile British journalists have collaborated with Britain’s secret intelligence agency MI6 during the Cold War, a new investigation shows. According to a BBC Radio 4’s Document programme called “The ‘secret agents’ of the UK press”, reports by a Soviet newspaper 45 years ago of “leaked” MI6 documents revealing the …

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Leading Geneticist: Human intelligence is slowly declining

human intelligence

Would you be surprised to hear that the human race is slowly becoming dumber, and dumber? Despite our advancements over the last tens or even hundreds of years, some ‘experts’ believe that humans are losing cognitive capabilities and becoming more emotionally unstable. One Stanford University researcher and geneticist, Dr. Gerald …

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Senate extends warrantless wiretapping under FISA

FISA wiretap

The Senate agreed on Friday to approve an extension of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, legislation that allows the NSA and other US intelligence agencies to wiretap conversations involving foreign citizens without obtaining a warrant. Despite growing opposition to one of the most notorious and secretive US spying programs, the …

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CIA and Google invest in high-tech crystal ball technology

Google Crystal

The CIA and Google have joined forces to fund a start-up company that claims to have the technology to predict the future using information collected from the internet. Boston-based Recorded Future measures online momentum, sentiment combined with visualisation tools to show patterns and links between information and predictions, according to US reports. Recorded …

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Kim Dotcom claims US spied on him through Project Echelon

Kim Dotcom surveillance bill

In the latest episode of the ongoing saga of accused criminal mastermind Kim Dotcom, the Megaupload founder says he suspects that the illegal intelligence New Zealand authorities collected on him was shared in real-time with American authorities. The US government says Dotcom masterminded a multi-million-dollar copyright infringement conspiracy by running …

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Do you want to join the German FBI?

Join the Bundesnachrichtendienst BKA

Germany’s equivalent of the FBI has put out a notice inquiring about highly-trained computer professionals who know how to exploit windows, speak different languages, and fight the bad guys. In short, Germany is developing its own spyware. Although the Bundeskriminalamt’s (BKA) job offer is not overt, it is neither by …

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