News of Massive NSA Surveillance Sparks Outrage

Shahid Buttar, Bill of Rights Defense Committee, spoke to Tyler Bass at In These Times Thursday

Shahid Buttar, Bill of Rights Defense Committee executive director, spoke to Tyler Bass at In These Times Thursday.

The Guardian has obtained a top-secret ruling by a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Court ordering Verizon to turn over call records for millions of Americans to the FBI and the . . .

Anonymous infiltrates PRISM, intercepts Obama’s Skype

An Anonymous spokesperson claimed to have hacked Obama's Skype by gaining access to PRISM

An Anonymous spokesperson claimed to have hacked Obama’s Skype by gaining access to PRISM

INTERNET — Anonymous hackers claimed to have infiltrated PRISM’s network infrastructure after gaining access to the graphical user interface which was intended only for use by federal agents in cases of terrorism. Because the PRISM system has access . . .

Interview with a Fed


One fine morning several weeks ago, I received a phone call from the local FBI office requesting an interview about Barrett Brown, former spokesperson for the Anonymous hacking collective. I told the agent, on the phone, that I didn’t really have any useful information, but he still wanted to talk to me. I didn’t see . . .

NSA Surveillance Network shows Emergent Intelligence

For to this fearful mind, surely, all our science and art are but chemical processes signifying nothing of our subjective state.

SINGULARITY, Tex. — Wednesday night, it was revealed that the NSA has nearly achieved a limited omniscient point of view over the planet Earth through extra-constitutional top-secret wiretapping of all major communications . . .

Amanda Bynes to star in porn movie with Ron Jeremy

Nickelodeon child actress Amanda Bynes to star in porn film with Ron Jeremy.

HOLLYWOOD — Anonymous sources in the Porn Industry have revealed plans for a porn movie starring Amanda Bynes and Ron Jeremy, based off of her hit Nickelodeon kids’ show, The Amanda Show. Sources say Peter North is directing “The . . .

Letter to Loretto: Kiriakou in The Hole


Monday, June 3, 2013

JOHN KIRIAKOU 79637-083 P.O. Box 1000, FCI Loretto Loretto, PA 15940

Mr. John Kiriakou: After catching the publication of one of your letters on Firedoglake, and possessing a great professional investment in the controversies surrounding whistleblowing, I thought I would take some time to . . .

Russia Today slammed with DDoS attack

Russia Today has been hacked, leading some to believe Soviet influence may once again be on the rise.

MOSCOW — Russia Today, the state-owned media outlet that recently aired a television program hosted by Julian Assange, was driven offline Monday morning by an unprecedented cyberassault.

Not much is known about the attack, . . .

#GropeCrew “trolls” A-Kon Anime Convention

#GropeCrew has highlighted the tense and predatory sexual atmosphere at Nerd Conventions.

DALLAS — A group of dedicated trolls have taken to the Twitter hashtag #GropeCrew, expressing their desire to fondle women in skimpy anime costumes at the A-Kon anime convention. Sexual harassment and assault at similar conventions has been a topic . . .

Intelligent Life Discovered in Earth’s Mantle

CTHONOS, Pelopponesia — On the border of the Earth’s mantle and crust, NASA astrobiologists have discovered a civilization of beings that challenge both our conception of ‘life’ and of ‘intelligence.’ These beings, which defy all taxonomy, are fist-sized nodes of rapidly regenerating proteins that have only been observed in their natural environment, deep in the . . .

Police with Stun Batons Calm 3,000 Selfish Nike Workers Seeking “Fair Pay”

Underpaid Labor - Just Do It

Indignant Nike laborers selfishly demanded $88 monthly wage, like it even costs that much to live on a pile of dirt. The police had an answer for that. . . .