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Processing Distortion: “Early NSA Whistleblower on Snowden’s Summer of Leaks”

Peter B. Collins Presents NSA Whistleblower Mark Klein Mark Klein was among the first to expose the NSA’s domestic wiretapping efforts. The former A T & T technician watched the construction of the secret switching room at the telecom’s facility on Folsom Street in San Francisco, and described it in detail in his book, Wiring [...]

The EyeOpener- Silicon Spies: The US government and the tech revolution

Earlier this week Wired Magazine released a background check of Steve Jobs conducted by the Department of Defense in 1988. The background check highlights Jobs’ use of LSD in the 1970s and his fears of blackmail or kidnapping due to his substantial wealth. The check was part of a security clearance investigation conducted by the [...]

The EyeOpener- Stratfor and the Privatization of Intelligence

Late last year, hackers with the anonymous hacking group LulzSec raided the servers of Strategic Forecasting, Inc., or Stratfor, a private intelligence company in Austin, Texas, coming away with some 5 million emails. Last month, Wikileaks began publishing the emails as “The Global Intelligence Files” to much fanfare. All of the claims that continue to [...]

Notorious “Star Chamber” Courts Protect Government Wrongdoing

U.S. Embraces Tool of Despots Recently, Mark Hosenball dropped the bombshell that a secret panel of White House Security Council members meets to draw up a “kill list” of American militants. Salon columnist Glenn Greenwald wrote a scathing critique of the panel, comparing it to a notorious English court known as the “Star Chamber.” “[A] [...]

The EyeOpener- Exposing ‘In-Q –Tel’: The CIA’s Own Venture Capital Firm

Google, Facebook, the IT Sector and the CIA In-Q-Tel was formed by the CIA in 1999 as a private, not-for-profit venture capital firm with the specific task of delivering technology to America’s intelligence community. Publicly, In-Q-Tel markets itself as an innovative way to leverage the power of the private sector by identifying key emerging technologies [...]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials

Obama: Transnational Organized Crime is A National Emergency!, Who Rules America, 9/11: Who Really Benefited?, Foreign Powers Behind “Cambodia Killing Fields?”, Pentagon: You Hack- We Shoot, Murdoch’s Misery- China’s Delight, The lesser Evil, & More! Newsworthy Foreign Powers behind “Cambodia Killing Fields?”  US Turns Heat on ISI: Says it Spies on Pakistani-Americans Iran Draws the [...]

Podcast Show #17

The Boiling Frogs Presents Mark Klein Mark Klein provides us with his personal account of the illegal spying apparatus installed at AT&T by the National Security Agency and his battle as a whistleblower to bring it to light. He talks about the difficulties in getting a reluctant media to report the story, the incredible betrayal [...]

An Analysis of Warrantless Wiretapping-Part I

Definition of Terms & Analysis of Klein’s Affidavit This piece will attempt to analyze the US Government’s Warrantless Wiretap Program utilizing open source information including A.T.&T. Whistleblower Mark Klein’s EFF affidavit, podcasts by James Bamford and Russell Tice available on this site, and comparisons with similar surveillance networks currently in use in Great Britain and [...]