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An Espionage Empire: Details of “Black Budget” leak

Last week, Edward Snowden leaked the National Intelligence Program’s top-secret annual budget report to the Washington Post (formally known as the Congressional Budget Justification for the National Intelligence Program). The document is the first to breakdown the $56.2 billion spending … Continue reading

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Drones that ‘never forget a face’

Drones that will one day be able to see ‘in your heart’ to spot ‘adversarial intent’. The Pentagon has tried all sort of tricks to keep tabs on its foes as they move around: tiny transmitters, lingering scents, even “human … Continue reading

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ACLU Report: A Call to Courage: Reclaiming Our Liberties Ten Years After 9/11

An ACLU report release to coincide with the 10th anniversary of 9/11 warns that a decade after the attacks, the United States is at risk of enshrining a permanent state of emergency in which core values must be subordinated to ever-expanding … Continue reading

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