By Jennifer Granick on November 29, 2013 at 9:14 am
In the latest news report based on documents revealed by Edward Snowden, we’ve learned that the NSA creates profiles of porn viewing, online sexual activity and more from its vast database of Internet content and transactional data as part of a plan to harm the reputations of those whom the agency believes are radicalizing others through speeches promoting disfavored—but not necessarily violent—political views. The report—by Glenn Greenwald, Ryan Gallagher and Ryan Grim in the Huffington Post—shows how the NSA proposes to use personal information gleaned from electronic surveillance to blackmail, silence and otherwise marginalize people for advocating “radical” beliefs.
In my latest post, I show how the current Huffington Post documents illustrate that the NSA is abusing this technique and that there is inadequate legal authority regulating the NSA's ablity to create a dossier of embarrassing factoids, including about Americans, who are not violent terrorists. Read More.
John Swanger December 2, 2015 at 7:26 amPermalink
Hello, we are doing a debate over whether or not the federal government should substantially curtail its domestic surveillance, and I would like to use SEXINT as a point going with it. This may be old, but still. I was wondering if it may be possible to send the exact wording from the documents Edward Snowden released. Why I'm asking is because we need evidence to prove our points and the documents would be the best proof. If you could help me out I would greatly appreciate it.
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