WASHINGTON POST Coverage of Surveillance Abuse -- Several News Article Links Go to The Washington Post and type in “Surveillance Abuse” in the Search Area at top of page for more links Senate rejects compromise bill on surveillance (May 2015) http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senate-is-playing-chicken-with-nsa-spy-program-white-house- says/2015/05/22/796e3574-00af-11e5-833c-a2de05b6b2a4_story.html FBI: Surveillance tools in jeopardy amid Patriot Act debate (May 2015) http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/federal_government/fbi-seeks-to-keep-patriot-act-authorities-as-deadline- nears/2015/05/27/b46453d8-0498-11e5-93f4-f24d4af7f97d_story.html Oversight board says NSA data mining puts citizens’ privacy at risk but sees no abuse (2014) http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/oversight-board-says-nsa-data-mining-puts-citizens-privacy-at- risk-but-sees-no-abuse/2014/07/14/04e232e0-06e7-11e4-bbf1-cc51275e7f8f_story.html Surprise! Controversial Patriot Act power now overwhelmingly used in drug investigations (2014) http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-watch/wp/2014/10/29/surprise-controversial-patriot-act-power-now- overwhelmingly-used-in-drug-investigations/ Patriot Act author: ‘There has been a failure of oversight (2013) http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/10/11/patriot-act-author-there-has-been-a-failure-of- oversight/ washington post section updated 06/03/2016 NEW YORKER Who Needs Edward Snowden? (May 28, 2015) http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/who-needs-edward-snowden The Section 215 Wrecking Ball (May 2015) http://www.newyorker.com/news/amy-davidson/the-section-215-wrecking-ball The Whole Haystack (Jan 2015) The N.S.A. claims it needs access to all our phone records. But is that the best way to catch a terrorist? http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/01/26/whole-haystack State of Deception (Dec 2013) Why won’t the President rein in the intelligence community? http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2013/12/16/state-of- deception The Secret Sharer (May 2011) Is Thomas Drake an enemy of the state? http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2011/05/23/the-secret-sharer new yorker section updated 12/21/2016 NEW YORK TIMES Coverage of Surveillance Abuse -- Several News Article Links New York Times Patriot Act News http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/u/usa_patriot_act/index.html Surveillance Abuse List of Several Articles at the NY Times http://query.nytimes.com/search/sitesearch/?action=click&contentCollection=Opinion&region=TopBar&WT.nav=search Widget&module=SearchSubmit&pgtype=article#/surveillance abuse  Surveillance of Citizens by Government - links on USA and elsewhere http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/subjects/s/surveillance_of_citizens_by_government/index.html A Crucial Vote on the Surveillance Bill (2014) http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/18/opinion/a-crucial-vote-on-the-surveillance-bill.html?_r=0 new york times section updated 06/03/2016 LA TIMES Video: Santa Ana police raid pot shop, then eat its edibles, attorney says (Veronica Rocha, 06/12/2015) http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln--police-pot-shop-raid-edibles-20150612-story.html Op-Ed: With millennials gaining influence, surveillance reform is inevitable (Anthony D. Romero, 04/20/2015) Excerpt: In late February, the American Civil Liberties Union commissioned a global poll surveying millennials (18- to 34- year-olds) in 10 countries, including the United States, about their opinions of Snowden and what the effect of his disclosures will mean for privacy. The results confirmed that surveillance reform, like marriage equality, will come about because of generational change. http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-0421-romero-millennials-privacy-20150421-story.html In a cameras-everywhere culture, science fiction becomes reality (Tracey Lien and Paresh Dave, 04/11/2015) http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-0411-cameras-everywhere-20150412-story.html#page=1 Op-Ed We're on a slippery slope toward a totally monitored world (James B. Rule, 04/27/2015) Excerpt: Similar pressures are evident in countless other areas of life. There's a push to computerize and centralize all records of all Americans' medical encounters in a central database — every visit to a doctor, every note he or she takes, every diagnosis, every treatment. http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-rule-privacy-vs-data-collection-20150427-story.html Non-LA Times Related story: Protesters Take to the Streets of Downtown L.A., Decrying Fatal Use of Force by Police (John A. Moreno and Christina Pascucci, April 4, 2015) Excerpt: Decrying recent instances of fatal use of force by police across the U.S., at least 14 protesters were taken into custody in downtown L.A. on Tuesday after blocking light-rail tracks at an intersection. http://ktla.com/2015/04/14/protesters-take-to-the-streets-of-downtown-decrying-excessive-use-of-force/' Taser! Taser! Taser!' a possible clue in dashboard camera video (Sarah Parvini, April 10, 2015) The attorney said, "Clearly a Taser was involved, and the bystander said he heard the Taser going off. It still makes the shooting at this stage as far as I can tell indefensible. ... It doesn't justify under any legal theory being shot in the back." http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-south-carolina-shooting-experts-20150410-story.html North Charleston officer's comments captured by dash-cam after fatal shooting (David Zucchino and Christine Mai-Duc, April 13, 2015) Excerpt: North Charleston, S.C.:  Slager fired eight times at Scott as he ran. Scott was struck in the back by four rounds. A fifth round grazed his ear. He was pronounced dead at the scene..... The case is the latest in a series of shootings of unarmed black suspects by white police officers nationwide. It has prompted anger and recriminations in North Charleston, which is 47% black. The handful of public protests locally have been nonviolent. http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-south-carolina-police-shooting-20150413-story.html Cop accused of tickling feet of man killed by police (Veronica Rocha, April 14, 2015) http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-bakersfield-cop-tickling-dead-mans-feet-20150413-story.html Editorial Affirming the right of citizens to record police activity (Times Editorial Board, April 23, 2015) http://www.latimes.com/opinion/editorials/la-ed-video-recording-police-in-public-20150423-story.html With smartphones everywhere, police on notice they may be caught on camera (Joseph Serna, April 21, 2015) Excerpt: On Sunday Beatriz Paez, 34, recorded video of deputy marshals as they detained a group of people in her neighborhood. Someone else in turn was recording her, on the video that ended up on YouTube and sparked the U.S. Marshals Service investigation http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-feds-probe-video-phone-in-south-gate-20150421-story.html Rodney King Revisited 20 Years Later (April, 2014) Excerpt: On the afternoon of April 29, 1992, a jury in Ventura County acquitted four LAPD officers of beating Rodney G. King. The incident, caught on amateur video­tape, had sparked national debate about police brutality and racial injustice. The verdict stunned Los Angeles, where angry crowds gathered on street corners across the city. The Los Angeles riots would become one of the worst in the nation's history http://www.latimes.com/la-me-los-angeles-riots-sg-storygallery.html Crisis In The Lapd: The Rodney King Case ( Cecilia Rasmussen, April 05, 1991) http://articles.latimes.com/1991-04-05/local/me-1968_1_rodney-king LA Times section updated 06/23/2015 THE GUARDIAN Go to The Guardian and type in “Surveillance Abuse” in the Search Area at top of page for more links http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/27/nsa-employee-spied-detection-internal-memo This Abuse of the Patriot Act Must End (2013) http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/jun/09/abuse-patriot-act-must-end FBI used Patriot Act to obtain 'large collections' of Americans' data, DOJ Finds (2015) Report by department’s inspector general found that the FBI received from the Fisa court 51 orders for such data between 2007 and 2009 http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/may/21/fbi-patriot-act-doj-report Congress must end mass NSA surveillance with next Patriot Act vote (April 2015) http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/apr/08/congress-must-end-mass-nsa-surveillance-with-next-patriot- act-vote Rand Paul ends marathon filibuster but fails to block Patriot Act (May 2015) Republican Rand Paul steps down after more than 10 hours in bid to halt the federal government’s collection of its citizens’ phone records http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/may/21/us-senator-rand-paul-ends-marathon-speech-but-fails-to-block- patriot-act The Guardian section updated 12/21/2016 CNN http://www.cnn.com/search/?text=surveillance+abuse Patriot Act Debate:  Everything You Need to Know (May 2015) http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/22/politics/patriot-act-debate-explainer-nsa/index.html Was There a Cover-Up in bin-Laden Killing? (May 2015) http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/11/opinions/bergen-bin-laden-story-a-lie/ We’re Losing control of our Digital Privacy (Jan 2012) http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/26/opinion/mackinnon-sopa-government-surveillance/ NSA: Some used spying power to snoop on lovers (Sept. 2013) http://www.cnn.com/2013/09/27/politics/nsa-snooping/ NSA Program Privacy Report (2014) http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/02/us/nsa-program-privacy-report/ Court renews secret U.S. surveillance program (July 2013) http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/19/politics/nsa-surveillance/index.html House has tough questions about secret surveillance programs (June 2013) http://www.cnn.com/2013/06/11/politics/nsa-snowden-leaks-manhunt/index.html Senate votes to extend foreign surveillance law (December 2012) http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/28/politics/overseas-wiretapping/index.html Bush Administration Dismisses Coverup Charge (2003) http://www.cnn.com/2003/ALLPOLITICS/05/12/graham.coverup/ cnn section updated 12/21/2016 CBS A good overview of several issues regarding Snowden and other USA surveillance  http://www.cbsnews.com/feature/nsa-surveillance-exposed/ List of Several Articles on Surveillance Abuse at CBS http://www.cbsnews.com/search/surveillance-abuse/ NSA surveillance reform remains elusive (May 25, 2015, 2:00 AM) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/nsa-surveillance-reform-remains-elusive/ DOJ, Cleveland announce changes in police force [police brutality] (May 26, 2015) http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/doj-cleveland-announce-changes-in-police-force/ cbs section updated 07/07/2016
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