spying

iran

Iran Says It's Arrested 17 U.S. "Spies" and Sentenced Some to Death

President Trump dismissed it as “just more lies and propaganda.”
Greg Walters
7.22.19
san diego comic con

The Spies of Comic Con

Hollywood is increasingly implementing real spycraft into blockbuster movies and TV shows.
Dave Maass
7.22.19
spying

I Spied on Germany's National Spy Agency

Because someone had to.
Matern Boeselager
1.22.19
crime

Longtime California Waiter Charged With Spying for Iranian Government

In addition to allegedly being a better-than-average spy, Ghorbani also seems to have been a better-than-average waiter.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.15.19
SURVEILLANCE

I Gave a Bounty Hunter $300. Then He Located Our Phone

T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T are selling access to their customers’ location data, and that data is ending up in the hands of bounty hunters and others not authorized to possess it, letting them track most phones in the country.
Joseph Cox
1.8.19
russia

A former Marine was arrested in Russia on suspicion of spying. His family says he was just attending a wedding.

His relatives learned of his detention from media reports.
Emma Ockerman
1.2.19
The Weakest Link

With $20 of Gear from Amazon, Nearly Anyone Can Make This IMSI-Catcher in 30 Minutes

Surveillance takes on different character when it trickles down to more ordinary, everyday users. The significance and threat from IMSI-catchers is multiplied when a lot more people can deploy one using cheap tech from Amazon and free code from Github.
Joseph Cox
11.16.18
State of Surveillance

Pentagon Wants to Predict Anti-Trump Protests Using Social Media Surveillance

A series of research projects, patent filings, and policy changes indicate that the Pentagon wants to use social media surveillance to quell domestic insurrection and rebellion.
Nafeez Ahmed
10.30.18
tv

The Best Part of 'The Americans' Is Its Brutally Strong Women

Elizabeth and Paige Jennings are archetypes of female resilience.
Kara Weisenstein
4.12.18
mass surveillance

Dutch voters just shot down a major spying law that would allow DNA database

The legislation may now face revision, even though the prime minister supports it.
Tim Hume
3.22.18
#Releasethememo

The GOP is freaking out about a classified surveillance memo

WikiLeaks is offering up to $1 million for anyone who leaks the FISA memo.
Alexa Liautaud
1.19.18
Donald Trump

Thursday was really crazy for Trump — even by Trumpian standards

Here’s what you might have missed if you weren’t plugged in to Trump news.
Alex Lubben
1.12.18
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