U.S. Bullies Man over “Department of Homeland Stupidity” Mugs

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TweetYumThe feds have threatened to criminally prosecute a novelty store owner who sells products—such as “Department of Homeland Stupidity” coffee mugs—making fun of the U.S. government. Could this be a matter of national security, or that Uncle Sam simply lacks a sense of humor? To poke fun at the National Security Administration (NSA) the merchant, […]

Was China An Excuse For GOOG + NSA Collaboration?

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TweetYum Was China An Excuse For GOOG + NSA Collaboration? (via Silicon Valley Watcher) Take a look at this: – Google has too much information on US citizens. – The National Security Agency (NSA) has a history of illegally spying on US citizens. Yet Google is negotiating with the NSA to help it repel attacks […]

US spy agency can keep mum on Google ties: court

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TweetYumShareThis US spy agency can keep mum on Google ties: court 11 May 2012 The top-secret US National Security Agency is not required to reveal any deal it may have with Google to help protect against cyber attacks, an appeals court ruled Friday. The US Court of Appeals in Washington upheld a lower court decision […]

McCain: Cybersecurity Bill Ineffective Without NSA Monitoring the Net

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TweetYum By Kim Zetter | Wired.com After three years of haggling to produce bipartisan cybersecurity legislation that addresses the security of the nation’s critical infrastructure systems, the Senate finally got a bill this week that seemed destined to actually pass. That is, until a hearing on Thursday to discuss the bill in which Sen. John […]