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Meet Executive Order 12333: The Reagan rule that lets the NSA spy on Americans

On July 20, 2014 by stratagem

Source: Washington Post Bulk data collection that occurs inside the United States contains built-in protections for U.S. persons, defined as U.S. citizens, permanent residents and companies. Such collection must be authorized by statute...

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Russia to reopen SIGINT station in Cuba

On July 16, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: RBTH Russia and Cuba have agreed in principle to reactive the electronic monitoring station at Lourdes, near Havana. Moscow abandoned it in 2001, lacking the means to continue to operate a station...

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The future of warfare: self-healing aircraft and ‘transformer’ plane

On July 6, 2014 by stratagem
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  Source: Telegraph The experts at BAE Systems’ research and development team at Warton, Lancashire, also revealed the Survivor, a lightweight adhesive fluid built inside the aircraft, which means jets can heal themselves...

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Small Wars: U.S. Marine SCT’s deploy to Central America for 6 months to battle cartels

On June 30, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Marine  Corps Times Marines are contributing to the fight against some of the most sophisticated and brutal narcotics traffickers the Americas have ever seen, known for hanging their rivals from overpasses and ruthlessly...

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FBI, CIA Use Backdoor Searches To Warrentlessly Spy On Americans’ Communications

On June 30, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Tech Dirt The other shoe just dropped when it comes to how the federal government illegally spies on Americans. Last summer, the details of the NSA’s “backdoor searches” were revealed. This involved big collections...

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5-Eyes conducting largest electronic warfare exercise in Europe

On June 25, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: plymouth herald Royal Marines are currently hosting the largest ever joint ‘Electronic Warfare’ exercise to date in Europe. The month long exercise on Dartmoor sees UK, US, Australian, New Zealand and Canadian military,...

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Predicting crime, LAPD’s Geographic Policing Divisions

On June 25, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Guardian The Los Angeles Police Department, like many urban police forces today, is both heavily armed and thoroughly computerised. The Real-Time Analysis and Critical Response Division in downtown LA is its central processor. Rows...

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National Reconnaissance Office wants to tap video game technology

On June 23, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: USA Today The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), the secretive agency that launches and runs the nation’s spy satellite system, is looking at technology developed by the video game industry to help it improve...

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‘Polish-American alliance complete bullshit’ says foreign minister

On June 23, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: the news pl In exerts released ahead of the Monday edition of the magazine, which last week published tapes of damaging and embarrassing conversations by a central banker and ministers, among others,...

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SPAWAR probing into commercial undersea cables for maritime surveillance

On June 9, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: military aerospace U.S. Navy undersea warfare experts are trying to tap into the commercial undersea cable industry to find recent technological advances that might be useful in maritime surveillancesystems (MSS). Officials of the Space and...

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Coal spies: The secret world of black ops

On June 7, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: SMH The coal spies have put a spotlight on undercover surveillance methods. [...] The former military intelligence officer and Harley Davidson enthusiast called himself Tony Allen, and fitted in at first with...

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Germany Admits Shadowy Facilities Were Spy Stations

On June 6, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Morning Star GERMANY’S foreign intelligence agency officially lifted the lid on some of its worst-kept secrets today and admitted that several shadowy facilities around the country were spy stations. The Federal Intelligence...

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GCHQ’s BEYOND TOP SECRET Middle Eastern INTERNET SPY BASE

On June 3, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Register Above-top-secret details of Britain’s covert surveillance programme – including the location of a clandestine British base tapping undersea cables in the Middle East – have so far remained secret, despite being...

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German foreign intelligence agency wants to access social media sites in real time

On May 30, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Deutsche Welles The German foreign intelligence agency (BND) reportedly plans to expand its digital espionage operations, according to several German media outlets. The German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung, as well as broadcasters NDR...

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Pentagon to use drones to speed battlefield response times

On May 25, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Washington Times System analyzes military surveillance in real time. Pentagon officials monitoring combat zones and sensitive hot spots like Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya will soon have access to a breakthrough technology that will enable...

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Insect-inspired technology to extend battlefield situational awareness

On May 23, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: U.S. Army Soldiers’ missions frequently lead them to locations where they must assess the status of structures, and where the presence of threats is not immediately known or easily detectable.These threats include...

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US Special Ops Commanders: We Need ISR in Africa, Comms in Arctic

On May 20, 2014 by stratagem
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                    Source: Defense News A group of US special operations leaders outlined what capabilities their troops will need in the coming years here today,...

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