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N.S.A. Collecting Millions Of Faces From Web Images

AFRICANGLOBE - The National Security Agency is harvesting huge numbers of images of people from communications that it intercepts through its global surveillance operations for use in sophisticated facial recognition programs, according to top-secret documents.

The NSA Is Recording Every Cell Phone Call In The Bahamas

AFRICANGLOBE - The National Security Agency is secretly intercepting, recording, and archiving the audio of virtually every cell phone conversation on the island nation of the Bahamas.

Latest Snowden Revelations Expose Obama’s Lies

AFRICANGLOBE - The latest revelations from Edward Snowden, have established that the NSA is collecting and storing billions of files recording the phone calls, text messages, emails, Internet searches and even the daily movements of virtually ever US citizen, not to mention those of hundreds of millions of people abroad

Obama’s Press Conference: The Smiling Face of a Police State

Less than three months ago, Obama gave a speech at the National Defense University in which he acknowledged that policies such as drone assassinations of American citizens and the indefinite detention of prisoners at Guantanamo—for which he is responsible—called into question the viability of American democracy.

The US Media and the Case of Edward Snowden

AFRICANGLOBE - The American media has lined up squarely behind the Obama administration, the National Security Agency (NSA), and the military in defense of the massive spying operations exposed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

From COINTELPRO to Prism: Why the Government Spies On Minorities

AFRICANGLOBE - The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Counter Intelligence Program (“COINTELPRO”), established in 1956, represents one of the forbearers of PRISM. Though COINTELPRO targeted Whites and non-Whites, the program’s most controversial—and life-threatening—targeting focused on African Americans, or what the FBI categorized as “Black Nationalist Groups.”

Obama Administration to Back Spying Law for Social Media

AFRICANGLOBE - The Obama administration is close to announcing its support for a law that would force Google, Facebook and other Internet communications companies to build back doors for government wiretaps, according to an article in theNew York Times Wednesday.