MSNBC Cuts Off Congresswoman Mid-Sentence for Breaking Bieber News

America's longtime battle with Bieber fever has escalated to critical with yesterday's news of the pop star's arrest in Miami. Hence this video from Uproxx, in which MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell interrupts Congresswoman Jane Harman of California and her talk of the NSA's data collection practices with BREAKING NEWS from… » 1/24/14 11:30am 1/24/14 11:30am

12 NSA Employees Creepily Spied on Their Loved Ones, Admits NSA

In August the Wall Street Journal reported that NSA employees had, on several occasions, channeled their agency's spy-on-ordinary-Americans capabilities to… spy on ordinary Americans (with whom they were romantically involved). You know the old saying: if you love someone, collect metadata on their phone calls and… » 9/27/13 11:55am 9/27/13 11:55am

Isn't It Time the NSA Went Into the Matchmaking Business?

Meeting people sucks. Maybe it would just be easier if the government did it for us. Before you dismiss my proposal as another big Nanny State bleeding heart poopy pants liberal Obamabot fantasy, consider what's happening in South Korea, where the lowest fertility rate among industrialized countries (1.15) has… » 8/05/13 6:00pm 8/05/13 6:00pm

How to Leave a Cool Digital Trail in Case Your Partner Gets Famous

If there is one personal lesson we've all learned from the recent NSA scandal, it's that nothing on the Internet is truly private. Who Learned It The Hardest? That would pretty obviously be Edward Snowden's girlfriend, Lindsay Mills. On top of having the NSA paw through her Gchats, Facebook, Skype conversations,… » 6/13/13 11:45am 6/13/13 11:45am

Mothers, Don't Let Your Girls Grow Up to Love Morally Upright Spies

Last week, several media outlets obtained leaked information that revealed that the United States government, in collaboration with several major corporations, has been secretly collecting a metric fuckton of data on its citizens without their knowledge or consent, all as part of a Bond villainesquely named program… » 6/10/13 11:40am 6/10/13 11:40am

How Much Does the NSA Know About Your Pathetic Personal Behavior?

Alright, so, the jig is up. We've been caught with our pants down by the government, yet again. The National Security Agency has direct access to all sorts of our Internet communication, data, and metadata with their newly uncovered PRISM program. This means that time you Skype-cried to your mom about having bad gas… » 6/07/13 1:40pm 6/07/13 1:40pm