Intercept Reporter Files Suit Against Ferguson Police

<em>Intercept</em> Reporter Files Suit Against Ferguson Police

The Intercept’s Ryan Devereaux is joined in the federal civil rights suit by three German journalists.

Mexico’s Journalists Grab a Tech Shield as their Fight Against the Establishment Escalates

Mexico&#8217;s Journalists Grab a Tech Shield as their Fight Against the Establishment Escalates

MéxicoLeaks, which allows whistleblowers to anonymously submit information, has already got some people fired.

New York Times Accidentally Undermines John Bolton “Bomb Iran” Op-Ed in Own Pages

New York Times Accidentally Undermines John Bolton &#8220;Bomb Iran&#8221; Op-Ed in Own Pages

“Don’t believe anything about this op-ed we’re running,” The New York Times tells readers.

Exclusive: TSA’s Secret Behavior Checklist to Spot Terrorists

Exclusive: TSA’s Secret Behavior Checklist to Spot Terrorists

Fidgeting, whistling, and sweaty palms are just a few of the signs listed in a confidential document to help TSA officers nab would-be terrorists.

Why Should Bergdahl Suffer More Than Generals Who Did Far Worse?

Why Should Bergdahl Suffer More Than Generals Who Did Far Worse?

There is scarce punishment, and lots of rewards, for generals who preside over disasters. Low-level soldiers aren’t so fortunate.

Inquiry Launched into New Zealand Mass Surveillance

Inquiry Launched into New Zealand Mass Surveillance

New Zealand’s spy agency watchdog is launching an investigation into the scope of the country’s secret surveillance operations following a series of reports from The Intercept and its partners. On Thursday, Cheryl Gwyn, New Zealand’s inspector-general of intelligence and security, announced that she would be opening an inquiry after receiving complaints about spying being conducted>>

Deployment of Controversial Urban Sensor System Aided by Aggressive Lobbying

Deployment of Controversial Urban Sensor System Aided by Aggressive Lobbying

“Is NYC’s new gunshot detection system recording private conversations?” asks Fusion in a recent story about ShotSpotter, a sensor technology currently being set up in the Bronx and Brooklyn. ShotSpotter sensors use microphone and satellite technology to detect, locate and report gunshots to police. Critics worry that the microphones are prone to false alarms, and more>>

Passphrases That You Can Memorize — But That Even the NSA Can’t Guess

Passphrases That You Can Memorize — But That Even the NSA Can&#8217;t Guess

It’s getting easier to secure your digital privacy. iPhones now encrypt a great deal of personal information; hard drives on Mac and Windows 8.1 computers are now automatically locked down; even Facebook, which made a fortune on open sharing, is providing end-to-end encryption in the chat tool WhatsApp. But none of this technology offers as much>>

Court Accepts DOJ’s ‘State Secrets’ Claim to Protect Shadowy Neocons: a New Low

Court Accepts DOJ&#8217;s &#8216;State Secrets&#8217; Claim to Protect Shadowy Neocons: a New Low

A truly stunning debasement of the U.S. justice system just occurred through the joint efforts of the Obama Justice Department and a meek and frightened Obama-appointed federal judge, Edgardo Ramos, all in order to protect an extremist neocon front group from scrutiny and accountability. The details are crucial for understanding the magnitude of the abuse here. At the center>>

Sensitive Military Gear Ended up on EBay, Craigslist

Sensitive Military Gear Ended up on EBay, Craigslist

Thermal optic imaging and night vision devices to spot roadside bombs went missing and ended up online, says a Navy document.