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You know the assault on our privacy has reached an unthinkable level when even the DHS are calling it a bad idea.  The Deputy Director of the DHS, Alejandro Mayorkas wrote (PDF) to the Democrat Senator Al Franken to...

G4S, the controversial British-Danish private security firm, has come under fire for its long-term contracts with the Israeli government, which allows the company to profiteer from the Israeli apartheid, occupation and imprisonment of Palestinian political prisoners.  Many of these...

Could this be the start of a rocky road that leads to the restriction of information about the contents of other drugs and medicines, and prevent the public from knowing who is responsible when things go wrong?  The Governor...

The House of Lords recently passed David Cameron's laws aimed at privatising even more of the NHS. This vote for the controversial laws has increased calls for reforming the House of Lords. Calls further...

Facebook has landed itself in trouble again over it's controversial data policy, which actively seeks to destroy the anonymity of its users. Germany's Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection, Johannes Caspar, has found that Facebook's 'real names'...

Beware of geeks bearing gifts Although free, Windows 10 comes packed with some concerning new 'features'. As Windows 10 is launched and downloaded across the globe by early adopters eager to experience the new operating system,...

(Acclaimed News) Monsanto is one of the largest biotech and agrochemical companies in the world that was founded in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1909. Over the course of the century, Monsanto expanded its growth...

(Acclaimed News) The Pakistani Government has been significantly expanding their surveillance network, and a Privacy International report has revealed to the public for the first time the details of their mass surveillance scheme. The...

(Acclaimed News) Online piracy is an ever-increasing problem for the power-crazed music and film corporations who have been lobbying for years for changes to be made to the way the law deals with copyright offences. The British government...

(Acclaimed News) Public faith in politicians and their puppet corporate media has been slowly declining for decades thanks to the efforts of dissidents, researchers and activists, and now for the first time the scales have tipped as...

(Acclaimed News) The scale of child abuse in Britain reaches far beyond what anyone consuming mainstream news had thought possible - including local authorities, a police report finally confirms. The confidential police report has revealed that 700 potential victims of...

(Acclaimed News) When it comes to Benghazi, it is clear that there is absolutely no transparency or cooperation from Hillary Clinton. Judicial Watch have requested two emails regarding the attack and its aftermath in...

(Acclaimed News) The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has urged the U.S. appeals court to immediately shut down the NSA's illegal collection of domestic telephone records, arguing that the government is misinterpreting the Patriot Act. In a statement to the...

(Acclaimed News) You know things are bad when the government's own surveillance camera commissioner expresses concerns about the big brother society. We're used to hearing reports about illegal NSA and GCHQ snooping, but this time...

(Acclaimed News) There can be little doubt that there have been serious cover-ups over VIP child sex abuse over the years. Now the Government should be allowed complete access to all of MI5's secret...

(Acclaimed News) War criminal Tony Blair has often said that one of his biggest mistakes was to create the Freedom of Information Act. And no wonder, since our one-time Prime Minister had a preference...

(Acclaimed News) Shocking figures were released yesterday regarding the number of MPs that hold landlord status in the UK. It has come to light that 20% of all MPs own rental properties compared to...

(Acclaimed News) A British regional daily, the Oxford Mail, has won the latest round of its battle to get information from the Thames Valley police under the Freedom of Information Act. Police have been spying...

(Acclaimed News) You might be forgiven for believing that murder has become an official police policy. Yet again we see that another police officer has been cleared of murder - and yet again as the target lay...

(Acclaimed News) The numbers are in. Not only does the British government spy on its citizens, it forces them to foot the bill. It is the taxpayers who bear the costs of the growth of...

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