Tag Archive: Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

One Year of Snowden Leaks – TRNN Transcript

JAY: So Thursday is one year since the first leak, first documents released that was leaked by Mr. Snowden. What do you now think is the significance of all of this? RATNER: Yeah, I’m going to put it into some…
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Internet Freedom

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Law and Disorder Radio – Two Lawsuit Victories Against Oakland Police Department – Al McCoy on The Making of the U.S. Surveillance State, 1898-2020 – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

Michael Ratner: Bradley Manning’s Defense Makes Case to Dismiss Aiding the Enemy Charge Freedom of the Press Foundation for Transcripts Update: Judge Upholds Aiding the Enemy Charge in Bradley Manning Trial                NLG Obtains…
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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NSA Whistleblower Ed Snowden Risks Freedom to Expose Extensive Government Spying – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Citizens must demand an end to surveillance state and Obama admin’s war on whistle-blowers. NSA Whistleblower Ed Snowden speaks out. EDWARD SNOWDEN: I’m no different from anybody else. I don’t have special skills. I’m just another guy who…
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Internet Freedom

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Democrats Lose on FISA – TRNN Transcript

After vowing in January to filibuster any FISA bill that included retroactive immunity for telecommunication companies, Obama changed his mind, voting on Wednesday for a FISA bill that included immunity. Obama was one of 22 Democratic Senators who voted for…
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Civil Liberties

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Democrats Lose on FISA – TRNN Video Link

After vowing in January to filibuster any FISA bill that included retroactive immunity for telecommunication companies, Obama changed his mind, voting on Wednesday for a FISA bill that included immunity. Obama was one of 22 Democratic Senators who voted for…
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Civil Liberties

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Obama and McCain Flip-Flop on FISA – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: New bill extends powers of president and grants immunity for past wrongs. The US Senate is poised to pass the FISA bill at the end of this week, following its passage by Congress last week. It sets new…
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Civil Liberties

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