Stigall Show Log 12.29.14 (Jeff Bolton)
Impersonating Gov't Agency Is Illegal But Mocking Gov't Agency Is FineIt’s illegal to fool people into thinking you represent the government but it’s not illegal to make a fool out of the government.
British Newspaper Reveals Broad Internet Data Scooping By NSAThe top-secret US agency says 300 terrorists have been taken down over the past five years using information from the program, called XKeyscore.
Christie Slams 'Libertarian' Trend On SecurityKentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Friday criticized New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for advocating security over privacy rights when it comes to national security, further exposing a rift among Republicans in the debate over the nation's surveillance efforts.
Chesco Company Says Its Anonymized Web Searches Gaining New SpotlightIt's what DuckDuckGo.com <em>doesn't </em> do that's key. "We don't track our users," says founder and CEO Gabriel Weinberg.
Apple Releases Aggregate Data On Government Snooping RequestsApple says the feds, state, and local authorities made requests for data from about 10,000 devices or accounts.
New Constitution Center Boss Gets Serious With Comedy Central's Stephen ColbertJeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, engaged Comedy Central's faux right-wing pundit on Tuesday night's show.
Philadelphia Couple Joins Class-Action Lawsuit Against NSA's Verizon Spying"It's a violation of our privacy rights, our freedom of association, our due process rights," says attorney Larry Klayman, who filed the initial lawsuit.
FBI Visits NSA Leaker's Dad, Stepmother In Upper Macungie Township FBI agents on Monday visited the home of a man whose son has identified himself as the source of leaks about top-secret U.S. surveillance programs.