Deployment of Controversial Urban Sensor System Aided by Aggressive Lobbying

Deployment of Controversial Urban Sensor System Aided by Aggressive Lobbying

ShotSpotter, a controversial urban surveillance system, has an aggressive lobbying approach to selling its product to cities.

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

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

The group United Against a Nuclear Iran claims to be nothing more than a “not-for-profit, non-partisan advocacy group.” When, then, did the Obama administration convince a court to immunize it from the rule of law on “secrecy” grounds?

Latest Assault on Net Neutrality Launched at Telecom Industry-Funded Think Tank

Latest Assault on Net Neutrality Launched at Telecom Industry-Funded Think Tank

A Republican Congressman, who chairs a key subcommittee, plans to limit FCC funding.

Saudi Government Retains GOP’s Big Data Firms

Saudi Government Retains GOP’s Big Data Firms

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continues to expand its lobbying team by hiring top GOP tech talent.

Prison Dispatches from the War on Terror: Gitmo Detainee’s Life an “Endless Horror Movie”

Prison Dispatches from the War on Terror: Gitmo Detainee’s Life an “Endless Horror Movie”

A Yemeni national who has been detained at Guantánamo Bay since 2002 weighs only 98 pounds.

A Prosecutor Seeks Redemption. Can We Allow Prisoners the Same?

A Prosecutor Seeks Redemption. Can We Allow Prisoners the Same?

A Louisiana prosecutor apologized for sending an innocent man to die. Why not grant prisoners the same potential for change?

Emails Show Jeb Bush Coordinated With Florida Legislature for Favorable Primary Date

Emails Show Jeb Bush Coordinated With Florida Legislature for Favorable Primary Date

With the primary one week later, “winner take all” rules could give Bush far more delegates.

Documents Reveal Canada’s Secret Hacking Tactics

Documents Reveal Canada’s Secret Hacking Tactics

Canada’s spy agency has developed an arsenal of cyberweapons capable of stealing data and destroying adversaries’ infrastructure, Snowden files reveal.

New Zealand Spied on WTO Director Candidates

New Zealand Spied on WTO Director Candidates

Kiwi surveillance agency used NSA’s XKEYSCORE system to snoop on emails about high-profile officials vying for the World Trade Organization’s top job, secret files show.

Lawyers for CIA Leaker Cite Selective Prosecution After Petraeus Plea Deal

Lawyers for CIA Leaker Cite Selective Prosecution After Petraeus Plea Deal

Race and lack of insider power are reasons for harsh treatment of Jeffrey Sterling, his lawyers say.