Nine years before September 11th, AG Barr secretly became the godfather of mass surveillance. Today Senators are finally calling for an ethics investigation into how such an obviously unconstitutional program ever came to be authorized, and how it currently operates. https://t.co/beATyKrhQz
That even the greatest apologists for mass surveillance in Congress are now abandoning its most indefensible incarnations as ineffective and excessive is of historic significance. It marks the beginning of the long road to real reform. https://t.co/tN7mm1LtzH
One step forward, eight steps back. https://t.co/tN7mm1LtzH
is this real https://t.co/rb4Udiu49O
47% so far have answered this question incorrectly. https://t.co/oHtS0O1s7l
A journalist (@drzax) monitored their devices and found 72% of traffic was tracking-related, with 46 different servers contacted on the second night while they slept. Averaged across a week, how frequently were their devices transmitting? Answer in link: https://t.co/o7Y0KzikWC
The man who oversaw the Top Secret investigation into my work in exposing the NSA's unconstitutional system of mass surveillance now believes "we are in a better place" because I came forward. He disputes the methods, but admits it was net-good.
In another decade, I'll be home. https://t.co/txdX44VsHH
Disinformation? In MY government? It's more likely than you think. https://t.co/4tQnG7klPf
The @FBI sought to launder propaganda through @Interpol in order to undermine a crucial digital security protection for people worldwide. https://t.co/aV5907mVVX
The outlet started in response to the 2013 mass surveillance revelations has really become a global force. @TheIntercept's sourcing increasingly determines the @NYTimes' front page. https://t.co/clmTk95ozY
Be free. https://t.co/cYZqLOGhgc
I'm trying. Right now you can use temp numbers instead of your real one, but that's a tough workaround. They say it's not as easy to fix as it seems without cutting big corners--which they rightly refuse--but they're working on it and I hear the time-to-solution is "soon™." https://t.co/qDbVTVT7Tv
“Wire was always for profit and planned to follow the typical venture backed route." [@Wire CEO] Brogger... describes individual consumers as “not part of our strategy."
This is a grim turn for a once-promising app, and a window for @Signalapp to exploit. https://t.co/HWuqwc9GIp
If you're a tech journalist, you should be digging into the story behind what's going on behind the curtain here. This is not appropriate for a company claiming to provide a secure messenger -- claims a large number of human rights defenders relied on -- and we need facts. https://t.co/iV4tRZwgDR
"By putting an end to the government’s ability to conduct suspicionless fishing expeditions, the court reaffirms that the border is not a lawless place and that we don’t lose our privacy rights when we travel.”
Thank you, @ACLU and @EFF!
Great thread translating censored passages. Thank you! https://t.co/F7apjpJGoh