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Ben Whitmore
Ben Whitmore Campaign leader

Change may be slow, but at least it is visible. Before Snowden's leaks, even US Congress had no idea what the NSA was up to. This debate…Read More

A Year After Reform Push, NSA Still Collects Bulk Domestic Data, Still Lacks Way to Assess Value - The Intercept

The Intercept
The presidential advisory board on privacy that recommended a slew of domestic surveillance reforms in the wake of the Edward Snowden revelations reported today that many of its suggestions have been agreed to “in principle” by the Obama administration, but in practice, very little has changed. Most notably, the Privacy and Civil Liberties…Read More
Ben Whitmore
Ben Whitmore Campaign leader

"Terrorism" is the main excuse for illegal spying -- but most US mainland terror plots are actually manufactured by the FBI.

Latest FBI Claim of Disrupted Terror Plot Deserves Much Scrutiny and Skepticism - The Intercept

The Intercept
The Justice Department on Wednesday issued a press release trumpeting its latest success in disrupting a domestic terrorism plot, announcing that “the Joint Terrorism Task Force has arrested a Cincinnati-area man for a plot to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials.” The alleged would-be terrorist is 20-year-old Christopher Cornell…Read More