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Jane Fonda on the climate fight: ‘The cure for despair is action’

Sometimes the only way to get attention is to break the rules. Fifty years after my first arrest, I’ve embraced being locked up in the name of the planet. As Cop26 nears, here’s why it’s time to rise up• The good fight: the climate activists risking everythingThe first time I was ever arrested, I was picked up for smuggling drugs into the US from Canada. They were vitamin pills, but that didn’t seem to matter to the police officer in Cleveland, who mentioned that his orders had come from the Nix...
Tags: Activism, Protest, Celebrity, Film, White House, Environment, US, Life and style, World news, Culture, Canada, Cleveland, National Security Agency, Environmental Activism, Jane Fonda, Nixon


Watchdog finds Pentagon appropriately sidelined Trump appointee to key NSA job after alleged security incidents

Michael Ellis, who was installed as the top lawyer at the National Security Agency during President Donald Trump's final days in office, was appropriately sidelined the day after his arrival at the agency based on a pair of security incidents that took place in early 2021, the Defense Department inspector general found in a report released on Thursday.
Tags: News, Nsa, Stories, Pentagon, Donald Trump, National Security Agency, Defense Department, Trump, Michael Ellis


Watchdog finds Pentagon appropriately sidelined Trump appointee to key National Security Agency job after alleged security incidents

Michael Ellis, who was installed as the top lawyer at the National Security Agency during President Donald Trump's final days in office, was appropriately sidelined the day after his arrival at the agency based on a pair of security incidents that took place in early 2021, the Defense Department inspector general found in a report released on Thursday.
Tags: Cnn, Pentagon, Donald Trump, National Security Agency, Defense Department, Trump, Michael Ellis


Immediate Sidelining of Trump Burrower by Biden Administration Was Appropriate, IG Finds

The official's hiring by the National Security Agency had generated significant concern, but a watchdog says the decision was above board.
Tags: Biden, National Security Agency, Oversight, Trump Burrower


Giulio Regeni: trial of Egyptian security agents charged over death begins in Rome

The accused, all members of the National Security Agency, will be tried in absentia after the researcher’s kidnap and killing in CairoA court in Rome is due to begin the trial of four Egyptian security service officers accused of killing an Italian researcher, Giulio Regeni, five and a half years after his mutilated body was found in a ditch by a road in Cairo.Italian prosecutors accuse Gen Tariq Saber, Col Aser Ibrahim, Capt Hesham Helmi, and Maj Magdi Abd al-Sharif of the “aggravated kidnappin...
Tags: Europe, Human Rights, Law, Unions, Africa, World news, Rome, Surveillance, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Italy, Global development, National Security Agency, Cairo, Sharif, Giulio Regeni


A feel-good family funeral

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review two Broadway transfers, Chicken & Biscuits and Is This a Room. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * Douglas Lyons’s “Chicken & Biscuits,” the third of an unprecedented eight shows by Black playwrights that are set to open on Broadway this season, bills itself as “a feel-good comedy that will feed your soul.” This production, which is extremely well directed by Zhailon Levingston, originated at a theater in Queens but was forced to close after less than two weeks bec...
Tags: Art, Fbi, Queens, Broadway, National Security Agency, Wall Street Journal, Ajblogs, Emily Davis, Dana, BRIANNA, Michael Urie, Lucas Hnath, Lyceum, Douglas Lyons, Tina Satter, Zhailon Levingston


The 10 most impressive weapons in the James Bond movies

Daniel Craig as James Bond in "No Time to Die." MGM "No Time To Die" is Daniel Craig's fifth and final outing as James Bond and the 25th movie in the series. High-tech gadgets have been a hallmark of the Bond movies - here are 10 that stand out. Daniel Craig has wrapped up his service as James Bond in "No Time to Die," his fifth time playing the role and the 25th movie in the long-running series.There are a lot of ghosts still haunting the Craig version of 007, and the latest movie tr...
Tags: Russia, Trends, Britain, James Bond, Daniel Craig, National Security Agency, Aston Martin, Bond, Roger Moore, Craig, James, Octopussy, Auric Goldfinger, Parker, Walther, Tanaka


Court Rejects Lawsuit Against NSA on 'State Secrets' Grounds

A divided federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of an ACLU lawsuit challenging a portion of the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance of Americans’ international email and phone communications.
Tags: Nsa, Aclu, National Security Agency


DOJ charges former intel operatives with hacking assistance

By Sean Lyngaas | CNN The US Justice Department on Tuesday announced federal computer fraud charges against three men who allegedly helped build a hacking program for the United Arab Emirates government. Marc Baier, Ryan Adams and Daniel Gericke — all former US intelligence or military operatives — are accused of using computer exploits to break into computers in the US and around the world, according to the indictment unsealed in the US District Court for the District of Columbia. The hacking p...
Tags: Apple, Google, US, Sport, Cnn, Afghanistan, Soccer, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Kabul, District Of Columbia, National Security Agency, Doj, Justice Department, Uae, Phillips


The 30 companies where computer science students in the US most want to land a job

Carsten Koall/Getty Images Google is an ideal employer for US computer science students. That's according to Universum's annual ranking that was just released. The following are the employers with the highest share of computer science students listing them as an attractive employer. See more stories on Insider's business page. 30. J.P. Morgan: 3.81% of computer science students ranked the banking company among their top five ideal employers. The JPMorgan Chase & Co. ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, New York City, US, Samsung, San Francisco, Trends, Nike, Intel, Nasa


US Special Operations Command has given up on its 'Iron Man suit,' but it's still looking for other high-tech upgrades for its operators

US Army Special Forces soldiers conduct fast-rope training on a roof during a night training event for Exercise during African Lion 2021 in Tifnit, Morocco, June 15, 2021 US Army/Sgt. Jake Cox The Pentagon is looking to keep its edge over rivals by giving US troops the best tech out there. US Special Operations Command has been leading the way, often providing real-world testing for various weapon systems and technology. With its Hyper Enabled Operator program, SOCOM aims to equip special ...
Tags: China, Iraq, Russia, US, International, Trends, Ukraine, Afghanistan, Clarke, Kenya, Pentagon, Puma, Al Shabaab, Pacific, US Army, National Security Agency


Special operators are already dealing with a shady piece of Chinese technology the US has been warning about.

A Marine joint terminal attack controller talks to a Navy MH-60S helicopter during training at Naval Air Station Fallon in Nevada, April 7, 2011. US Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Kyle McNally The spread of 5G mobile communications technology is creating new problems for the US military. Compromised networks could give adversaries an opportunity to monitor and attack US personnel. See more stories on Insider's business page. In an increasingly interconnected world, the US military is facing n...
Tags: Navy, China, Southeast Asia, Africa, US, International, Trends, Marine, Beijing, Telecommunications, Federal Communications Commission, South America, Nevada, North Carolina, Huawei, US Army


Tunisian President Saied Appoints New Director General of National Security -Agency

CAIRO (Reuters) - Tunisian President Kais Saied appointed Sami el Hichri as director general of national security and Shukri Riahi as commander of...
Tags: National Security Agency, Cairo, Reuters, Kais Saied, Saied, Sami el Hichri, Shukri Riahi


Tucker Carlson Will Vilify NSA's Watchdog No Matter What It Finds

The National Security Agency’s internal watchdog confirmed Tuesday an investigation into the conspiratorial claims of Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who in June alleged a “whistleblower” had come forth to disclose a plot by the Biden administration to sabotage his career—purportedly by leaking materials obtained via an…Read more...
Tags: Science, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Government, Fox News, National Security, Biden, National Security Agency, Mass Surveillance, Trump, Tom Clancy, Tucker Carlson, Viktor Orban, Viktor, The National Security Agency, Shane Harris


Now Microsoft is Protesting After Amazon Won a $10 Billion NSA Cloud Contract

An anonymous reader shares a report: After spending years battling over the Defense Department's $10 billion JEDI cloud services contract, Microsoft and Amazon are fighting over another government deal. Now it's the National Security Agency offering a contract that could pay up to $10 billion as it shifts away from on-premises servers to a commercial provider. However, as Washington Technology reported first, this time around, Amazon Web Services won the $10 billion contest, and it's Microsoft's...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Nsa, Tech, National Security Agency, Defense Department, Amazon Web Services, Agency, Washington Technology


Microsoft challenges the government's decision to award Amazon a NSA cloud-computing contract, which could be worth $10 billion

Satya Nadella is the CEO of Microsoft. MANJUNATH KIRAN/AFP via Getty Images Microsoft has filed a protest with federal auditors over an NSA contract awarded to Amazon. The cloud-computing contract could be worth up to $10 billion, Nextgov reported. The Defense Department canceled a $10 billion JEDI cloud-computing contract with Microsoft in July. See more stories on Insider's business page. Microsoft has protested the National Security Agency's (NSA) decision to award a lucrativ...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Nsa, Satya Nadella, Trends, Pentagon, Jeff Bezos, National Security Agency, Defense Department, Amazon Web Services, Trump, Dod, Jedi, Government Accountability Office GAO, Department of Defense DOD, Amazon Microsoft


Amazon Awarded Secret $10 Billion NSA Cloud Computing Contract

The National Security Agency has awarded a cloud computing contract worth up to $10 billion to Amazon, Nextgov reported Tuesday. The Hill reports: The contract, named "WildandStormy" according to protest filings obtained by the outlet, appears to be part of the NSA's attempts to modernize its repository for classified data. The award is being challenged by Microsoft, according to Government Accountability Office records. A Microsoft spokesperson confirmed that it is filing the protest "based on ...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, Nsa, Tech, National Security Agency, Hill, Amazon Nextgov


Watchdog to Review NSA Following Tucker Carlson's Spy Claims

The National Security Agency’s inspector general says it will investigate allegations against the spy agency following Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s claims that the U.S. spied on his electronic communications.
Tags: Fox News, National Security Agency, Tucker Carlson


NSA IG reviewing allegations the agency 'improperly targeted' communications of US news media

The National Security Agency's inspector general on Tuesday announced that it is reviewing "recent allegations that the NSA improperly targeted the communications of a member of the US news media."
Tags: Nsa, US, Cnn, National Security Agency


The NSA's watchdog is reviewing Tucker Carlson's allegation that the agency spied on him, report says

Fox News host Tucker Carlson Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The NSA's watchdog is reviewing Tucker Carlson's allegation that the agency spied on him, WSJ reported. The review comes after Carlson accused the NSA of improperly intercepting his communications. A previous review by the NSA found no evidence to support Carlson's claim. See more stories on Insider's business page. The National Security Agency's internal watchdog is reviewing Fox News host Tucker Carlson's...
Tags: Politics, News, Nsa, US, Trends, Cnn, Fox News, National Security Agency, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Tucker Carlson, Carlson, The Journal, Sonam Sheth, Robert Storch, Unmasking


Navy SEALs have to go 'back to the future' to help US warships survive a future fight with Russia or China

A SEAL delivery vehicle team performs a fast-rope exercise from a MH-60S Seahawk helicopter onto Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Toledo, January 17, 2005. US Navy/Journalist 3rd Class Davis J. Anderson As the US military focuses on great-power competition, special operators are rethinking their role. The Navy SEALs in particular are thinking hard about how they can support the regular Navy forces. "It's a race for relevancy," Adm. Hugh Howard, head of Naval Special Warfare ...
Tags: Navy, Navy Seals, China, Russia, US, International, Los Angeles, Trends, Aircraft Carrier, National Security Agency, Gulf of Mexico, US Navy, Howard, Navy SEAL, Johns Hopkins University, SOCOM


NSA review finds no evidence supporting Tucker Carlson's claims NSA was spying on him, sources say

A National Security Agency review of its intercepts did not find any evidence that Fox News host Tucker Carlson's communications were intercepted by the NSA, two sources familiar with the matter told CNN.
Tags: Nsa, Cnn, Fox News, National Security Agency, Tucker Carlson


US blames China for Exchange server hacks and ransomware attacks

The Biden administration and its allies has formally accused China of the mass-hacking of Microsoft Exchange servers earlier this year, which prompted the FBI to intervene as concerns rose that the hacks could lead to widespread destruction. The mass-hacking campaign targeted Microsoft Exchange email servers with four previously undiscovered vulnerabilities that allowed the hackers — which Microsoft already attributed to a China-backed group of hackers called Hafnium — to steal email mailboxes a...
Tags: Security, Technology, Microsoft, Attorney General, Government, China, Russia, US, Tech, Fbi, Cybercrime, Beijing, United States, Hacking, Internet Security, Nato


Tucker Carlson 'furious' at Fox News execs for not backing NSA spying claims, sources say

Tucker Carlson is furious with Fox News executives for not vigorously defending him amid his evidence-free claims that the National Security Agency spied on him in a conspiracy to destroy his TV show, according to people familiar with the matter.
Tags: News, Nsa, Stories, Fox News, National Security Agency, Tucker Carlson


Tucker Carlson is 'furious' at Fox News execs for not supporting his NSA spying claims, sources say

Tucker Carlson is furious with Fox News executives for not vigorously defending him amid his evidence-free claims that the National Security Agency spied on him in a conspiracy to destroy his TV show, according to people familiar with the matter.
Tags: News, Nsa, Stories, Fox News, National Security Agency, Tucker Carlson


Tucker Carlson is 'furious' at Fox News executives for not supporting his NSA spying claims, sources say

Tucker Carlson is furious with Fox News executives for not vigorously defending him amid his evidence-free claims that the National Security Agency spied on him in a conspiracy to destroy his TV show, according to people familiar with the matter.


Tucker Carlson 'furious' at Fox News execs for not backing spying claims, sources say

Tucker Carlson is furious with Fox News executives for not vigorously defending him amid his evidence-free claims that the National Security Agency spied on him in a conspiracy to destroy his TV show, according to people familiar with the matter.
Tags: News, Stories, Fox News, National Security Agency, Tucker Carlson


Evernote quietly disappeared from an anti-surveillance lobbying group’s website

In 2013, eight tech companies were accused of funneling their users’ data to the U.S. National Security Agency under the so-called PRISM program, according to highly classified government documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Six months later, the tech companies formed a coalition under the name Reform Government Surveillance, which as the name would suggest was to lobby lawmakers for reforms to government surveillance laws. The idea was simple enough: to call on lawmakers to lim...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Security, Verizon, Facebook, Twitter, Europe, Usa, Microsoft, Yahoo, Congress, Snowden, Washington, Government, Nsa, USA FREEDOM Act


Fox News host Tucker Carlson was seeking an interview with Putin around the time he accused the NSA of spying on him, a new report says

Fox News host Tucker Carlson. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Tucker Carlson sought an interview with Vladimir Putin before he accused the NSA of spying on him. Carlson publicly accused the NSA of monitoring him as part of a plot to take his show off air. The NSA later said in a statement that Carlson's "allegation is untrue." See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News host Tucker Carlson was seeking an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin shortly before he accu...
Tags: Politics, Media, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Nsa, US, America, Trends, Fox News, Kremlin, National Security Agency, Agency, Tucker Carlson, Carlson, Axios, Lauren Frias


Tucker FOIAs the NSA

It was about two weeks ago that Tucker Carlson first claimed, without evidence, that not only was the National Security Agency spying on him and his staff but that it was plotting to “leak” his show’s internal communications in an apparent effort to take it “off the air.”Read more...
Tags: Science, Nsa, National Security Agency, International Relations, Mass Surveillance, Tucker Carlson, Tucker, Freedom of Information Act, The National Security Agency, Alex Pfeiffer, Television News, American People Of German Descent, Right Wing Populism In The United States, American Writers, Non Interventionism, Paleoconservatism