Tag: Florida

Fidel Castro meets with 5 Cuban intelligence agents freed from U.S.

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Havana, Cuba (CNN)Photos published in Cuba’s state-run press on Monday show Fidel Castro meeting with five Cuban intelligence agents who served lengthy prison sentences in the United States. Castro reportedly met the agents Saturday at his home in Havana, ending

Who Is Running Phony Cell Phone Towers Around The Country?

An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin

On August 29, Popular Science published a map of interceptor towers, surveillance devices that masquerade as cell phone towers to intercept voice and data transmissions from every cell user in an area. 19 of the interceptors were found in the

Congress Finally Put a (Really Obscure, But Important) Limit on NSA Power

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The House passed a toothless NSA reform bill yesterday, and VC Marc Andreessen says that meetings about privacy and surveillance between tech companies and the Obama administration haven’t been very productive. But the news isn’t all depressing for privacy advocates.

Digital arms makers follow money for NSA arsenal

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On Florida's Atlantic coast, cyber arms makers working for U.S. spy agencies are bombarding billions of lines of computer code with random data that can expose software flaws the U.S. might exploit. In Pittsburgh, researchers with a Pentagon contract are

THE CIA HATCHED TWO PLOTS TO ASSASSINATE NIXON AND SABOTAGED THE WATERGATE BREAK-IN

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When the senator later looked into the relationship between the president and his CIA director, Richard Helms, he summed it up by remarking that ‘Nixon and Helms have so much on each other, neither of them can breathe.’ ‘Nixon also

NSA critics to decry intelligence ‘lies’ at congressional hearing

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Critics of the National Security Agency’s vast surveillance programs will be provided with a platform to speak out against the spy agency on Wednesday at a congressional hearing. Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Florida) told the Guardian on Friday that a bipartisan

The contract airlines that quietly move U.S. troops and spies around the globe

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This week's crash of a civilian cargo jet at Bagram airfield in Afghanistan highlights the fact that the U.S. military relies on a private air force to move enormous amounts of supplies and numbers of people around the globe.