The Wall Street Journal reports that the FBI is using hacker tools to remotely activate Android smartphone microphones and laptop cameras. By Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.

The London Guardian's Glenn Greenwald revealed in a July 31 exposé that the NSA has indeed been collecting the full text of every American's e-mails without a warrant under the “XKeyscore” program, flatly contradicting the claims of congressional opponents of the Amash amendment last week.

The supreme irony is that George Mitchell's discovery of "fracking" (horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing to extract natural gas from shale) that unleashed the energy boom has completely disproved the "sustainability meme" he promoted in his later years after he sold his company.

 

Sixty trillion dollars? Global warming fright peddlers continue claiming the Arctic ice cap is melting so rapidly we are headed toward an eco-apocalypse. And now they’ve attached a very scary price tag to it.

A story broken by CNET on July 25 stated that the U.S. government has “demanded” that major Internet companies provide federal agencies with their customers’ passwords. The report identified the information as coming from two unidentified technology industry sources “familiar with these orders.”

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