From a comment about this article: "Perhaps nothing is truly shocking anymore. But there should not be any more articles analyzing the assassination controversy without noting that the US government was caught red-handed in the 1970s engaging in political assassination in the United States, nor without noting that “terrorism” was directly organized by government agencies.
This is not “conspiracy theory.” This is historical fact."Read more »
Just in case you weren't already, you might want to re-think joking about your future plans for a terrorist attack over Gchat or Xbox LIVE. That is, unless you'd like to get "intimately acquainted" with the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the agency has made real time spying on email platforms like GMail, and cloud computing services a "top priority."Read more »
The FBI must be really bored these days because on Wednesday they storm the Texas offices of "The Scooter Store". Their crime? Approving people for scooters that the government says didn't need the scooters.Read more »
A blogger has published once-classified FBI files that show how the agency tracked and collected information on internet activist Aaron Swartz.
Swartz, who killed himself in January aged 26, had previously requested his files and posted them on his blog, but some new documents and redactions are included in the files published by Firedoglake blogger Daniel Wright.Read more »
Insane Clown Posse and its fans might feel as if they’re in the cross-hairs once again.
At the urging of Royal Oak police, the Detroit rap group’s scheduled Oct. 31 concert has been canceled by the Royal Oak Music Theater. “The cancellation of the show by the Royal Oak Music Theatre is further evidence that the Juggalos are being harmed by the FBI’s designation of Juggalos as a gang,” said attorney Howard Hertz
A Dallas man is believed to be in federal custody after allegedly threatening an FBI agent on the internet. That person, Barrett Brown is also a sometime spokesman for the “hacktivist” group called “Anonymous.”Read more »
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"In the early-morning hours of Sunday, August 22, 1971, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover and Attorney General John Mitchell announced that FBI agents had arrested 20 antiwar activists in and near a draft board office"
Judge Fisher informed the jury they could acquit if they felt government participation in setting up the crime had gone to “intolerable” lengths that were “offensive to the basic standards of decency and shocking to the universal sense of justice.Read more »
Peace Officer charged with forcing girls to send pictures of themselfs and ask for sex, the FBI is not investigating the caseRead more »
A New Zealand court has ruled that search warrants used when 70 police raided the New Zealand mansion of the suspected kingpin of an internet copyright theft ring were illegal. German national Kim Dotcom, also known as Kim Schmitz, was one of four men arrested in January as part of an investigation into his Megaupload.com website led by the FBI. Prosecutors say Dotcom was the ringleader of a group that has netted $175m since 2005 by copying and distributing music, movies and other copyrighted content without authorisation.Read more »
An FBI agent with the New Hampshire Joint Terrorism Task Force is recruiting activists to inform on Free State Project members. That’s what activist Pete Eyre says in the above video, released by Cop Block yesterday.Read more »
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