Chris Hedges calls out the “vast subterranean network of governmental and intelligence agencies from around the world dedicated to destroying Wikileaks and arresting its founder, Julian Assange.”
According to Hedges, on Hans Crescent Street in London is a red-brick building housing the Ecuadorean Embassy and in some of its rooms lives the “world’s best-known political refugee.”
Julian Assange was offered sanctuary there beginning last June. Read below the fold...
Massive operational DHS "ADVISE" data mining system using personally identifiable data suspended, one day after Gonzales bails
Coincidence? You be the judge. What's clear is that, as is typical of Bush's operations, the program was run without regard to the law. The Christian Science Monitor:
The $42 million cutting-edge [ADVISE] system, designed to process trillions of pieces of data, has been halted and could be canceled pending data-privacy reviews, according to a newly released report to Congress by the DHS's own internal watchdog.Read below the fold...
When internal passport controls go into effect, will DHS "Behavior Detection Officers" profile us like DEA does now?
The Immigration Bill really, really sucks:
The American Civil Liberties Union today expressed grave concerns about the due process and privacy implications of the Senate immigration bill.Read below the fold...
The proposed legislation would create a vast federal database to verify the work eligibility of all job applicants in America - including U.S. citizens; expand indefinite detention; and deny effective judicial review of Department of Homeland Security errors denying immigration status.
September 11, 2006Not Greg and Matt
by Greg Palast
Itâ€™s true. Itâ€™s weird. Itâ€™s nuts. The Department of Homeland Security, after a five-year hunt for Osama, has finally brought charges againstâ€¦ Greg Palast. I kid you not. Send your cakes with files to the Air America wing at Guantanamo.Read below the fold...