The Pope is being targeted by U.S. eavesdroppers. Julian Assange is sending packageswith video cameras and GPS trackers. The Russians are using teddy bears to snoop on G-20 officials. Spy chips are popping up in electric irons. Oh, and the NSA, it turns out, has broken into Google and Yahoo’s datacenters.
The government released a second batch of documents yesterday in response to EFF’s ongoing FOIA lawsuit for information concerning Section 215 of the Patriot Act?the provision of law the government relies on to compel the disclosure of records of millions of Americans’ calls.
This week the RIAA submitted a new list of ?notorious websites? to the U.S. Government, sites that the labels would like to see disappear.