The man behind the Barcelona attacks was on the police radar for years. How did they let it happen?… Read More The Road to Las Ramblas
What kind of world will we live in when when Facebook, Twitter, and Google, working with the government and its intelligence services, control everything we see and hear?… Read More Matt Taibbi: How Facebook and Google Threaten Our Civil Liberties
On 8 July 2018 a lady named Kirsty Eccles asked what, in its enormous ramifications, historians may one day see as the most important Freedom of Information request ever made… Read More Skripals – When the BBC Hide the Truth
The European Union has accused British intelligence agencies of disrupting Brexit negotiations—creating a new public dispute that could poison further an already toxic situation… Read More Have British Spies Been Hacking the EU?
A little-noticed Senate bill would give Donald Trump blanket permission to launch wars in violation of the Constitution… Read More Giving Trump Carte Blanche for War
The social network is too big and broken to properly function, and these “fixes” will only create more problems… Read More Taibbi: Beware the Slippery Slope of Facebook Censorship
Every voice has been shoved off the stage but that of the political and media establishment which just so happens to be owned and operated by the same powerful oligarchs who want Assange silenced and prosecuted for challenging their rule… Read More As Long As Assange Is Silenced, Claims Against Him Are Illegitimate
Though The New York Times itself has not reported it, it’s No. 2 lawyer told a group of judges that the prosecution of Julian Assange could have dire consequences for the Times itself… Read More The Gray Lady Thinks Twice About Assange’s Prosecution
The central oddity of Assange’s case — that he has been effectively imprisoned for eight years despite never having been charged with, let alone convicted of, any crime — is virtually certain to be prolonged… Read More Ecuador Will Imminently Withdraw Asylum for Julian Assange and Hand Him Over to the U.K. What Comes Next?
The electronic-payments industry, which gets a cut from every electronic transaction, wants to kill cash. But wait… Read More Backlash Against “War on Cash” Reaches Washington & China
Banks are closing ATMs and branches in an attempt to ‘nud… Read More The Cashless Society Is a Con – And Big Finance Is Behind It
For hackers, biometric data is the Holy Grail.… Read More Despite Wave of Cyber Attacks, Banks in Mexico Double Down on Biometric Tracking of Customers