We’ve warned about this scenario before and now there’s proof. The CIA was just caught red-handed spying on staff of the Senate Intelligence Committee who were investigating the CIA’s secret and highly controversial torture program.
This confirms some of our worst fears. It’s the ultimate abuse of power that calls our entire democracy into question. How screwed are we when the government has the power to intimidate or derail investigations into their own crimes?
Here’s some links on that developing story:
BREAKING: CIA spied on Senate Intelligence Committee members who were investigating agency’s torture program.
Rep. Mike Udall calls for Obama to declassify torture report that CIA wants to keep secret
There are a ton of things happening right now to be aware of. Check out these top stories:
Major update in the case of Barrett Brown, journalist arrested for linking
THIS is why you should care about surveillance even if you have “nothing to hide.”
Here’s one concrete way to support activists fighting censorship in Turkey
Congressman calls to ban U.S. dollar, for the best reason ever
- How the people can still win on net neutrality
A bunch of the FFTF team will be headed to SXSW this weekend. Will you be there? Catch us at one of these events!
- Sat, March 8: SXSW Panel: Telling the NSA to Back Off!
- Sun, March 9: Take Back the Internet Party!
-Evan at FFTF