The domestic spying programs of the government are pretty well known by now – wiretapping, intercepting phone calls, data tracking. But there are some other spying operations happening that you probably aren’t aware of.
Between the National Security Agency’s domestic surveillance program and the Associated Press scandal, the Obama administration has been under intense scrutiny for spying on journalists across the country. But one website, Anti-war.com, is fighting back and suing the FBI for spying on the media organization. Angela Keaton, director of operations at Anti-war.com, gives her first-hand account on going head-to-head with the US government for its practices.
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“In another verbal assault on net neutrality, Obama is now warning that both recent and future acts of terrorism stem from the accessibility of information on the internet.”
. . . “The simple reality is that the internet is the largest threat to corrupt government officials. It’s how we managed to break open the entire IRS scandal that has blown up in Obama’s face and led to calls for criminal action against top officials responsible for targeting Constitution-based groups with phony financial assaults. It’s also how we know about the truth surrounding Benghazi and what went down there. An event that has also generated serious awareness and even calls for impeachment.”
“INTERNET-BASED ALT NEWS GROWING AT RECORD LEVELS”
“So it should come as no surprise to find that Obama and others want the internet to be not only monitored by the government, but regulated as well. By using the ever-looming threat of domestic terrorism, it is simple to trace back extremists to certain internet sites that can be used as catalysts to enact legislation that endangers and annihilates internet freedom. Specifically, people like myself and others can be targeted in these crackdowns in order to give alternative news sources a bad name.” . . . Read Complete Report