NSA Archive

4 Pictures To See How Google Is Tracking You & How You Can Influence It

It’s no secret that Google collects user data, and although this impacts the majority of us: most of us aren’t aware of exactly how much data is being gathered. After all, how many of us are aware that our voice commands via Android or

Snowden’s ‘CitizenFour’ Wins Top Documentary Award

“CitizenFour,” a documentary about Edward Snowden and NSA spying, has won the International Documentary Association top award for best feature, after it was named the best non-fiction film of 2014. The film won in a category where other nominees were “Finding Vivian Maier,” “Point

Your Face And Voice Are Being Used To Track You

For over a year now, social media data has been being integrated into CCTV networks to more effectively track, identify, and keep automated tabs on individuals. This is already underway, with over 10,000,000 faces already stored, and many more being harvested daily from networks

Snowden Explains The Danger Of Mass Surveillance

In a brand new interview on NBC, Snowden lays out why the central focus on meta-data is backwards: costing us more than just money while failing to provide more safety, and also costing us our rights on the side. It is not a secret that

The Automated Surveillance State

With the shocking nature of the PRISM and other ubiquitous surveillance measures which have come to light recently since Edward Snowden’s leaks, it was easy to forget the question of how exactly they were watching us; using which measures and software. The answer to

How Can Your Phone Be Tracked?

Most of us are aware that our phones contain a GPS (Global Positioning System) chips, but how much can they really track our cellular mobile phones?

Nelson Mandela’s Legacy, Obama’s Hypocrisy and the Courage of the Whistleblowers

What would be Mandela's take on the issue of those so-called terrorists undergoing massive hunger strike at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay