News Clips House to vote on reauthorizing the spy-enabling “Freedom Act”

House to vote on reauthorizing the spy-enabling “Freedom Act”

The New York Times reports that the U.S. House of Representatives will vote to reauthorize the USA Freedom Act as early as Wednesday. As this site wrote about in coverage of the PCLOB’s report on the NSA Call Detail Record program, the USA FREEDOM Act was passed in 2015 after widespread outrage over the power …

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News Clips WSJ: Smile! Your Boss Is Tracking Your Happiness.

WSJ: Smile! Your Boss Is Tracking Your Happiness.

CEOs, want to know the best way to keep your employees happy? Until they’ve seized the means of production and turned your workplace into a co-op or state-owned enterprise, at least? Start here: Pay well. Have good insurance. Give ample vacation and sick time. Don’t discriminate against them. Not wanting to risk their bottom lines …

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Analysis “Privacy” Board: NSA Spying Was Fine, Except It Didn’t Work

“Privacy” Board: NSA Spying Was Fine, Except It Didn’t Work

The US Government’s Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board recently released their report on the Call Detail Records program used by the National Security Agency as part of its massive spying operation on people in the US. The PCLOB document, “Report on the Government’s Use of the Call Data Records Program Under the USA Freedom …

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