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Swiss Bank Secrecy Is Dead, as I Warned (in 1976)

Written by Gary North on October 27, 2014

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In 1976, when I was on Ron Paul’s staff, I read about a move by Swiss banks to begin to surrender to the U.S. government on bank secrecy. I wrote an issue of Remnant Review on this. I warned readers not to trust Swiss banks for secrecy. The surrender has come in steps. Now it […]

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Law Enforcement: “Stop Encryption — We Can’t Snoop!”

Written by Gary North on October 1, 2014

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The  law enforcement agencies are miffed at Google and Apple for having made it far harder for the snoopers to snoop.  The old law of economics holds up: “When prices rise, the quantity demanded falls.” The feds demand — at the older, lower prices — but no one responds. U.S. law enforcement officials are urging […]

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The FBI Is Outraged: Google and Apple Have Locked Them Out.

Written by Gary North on September 26, 2014

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It is an outrage.  That’s the official word from the J. Edgar Hoover Building. FBI Director James B. Comey sharply criticized Apple and Google on Thursday for developing forms of smartphone encryption so secure that law enforcement officials cannot easily gain access to information stored on the devices — even when they have valid search […]

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“A Snitch in Time Saves Nine” — DHS Unofficial Motto

Posted on September 24, 2014

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By John Whitehead “There were relatively few secret police, and most were just processing the information coming in. I had found a shocking fact. It wasn’t the secret police who were doing this wide-scale surveillance and hiding on every street corner. It was the ordinary German people who were informing on their neighbors.”—Professor Robert Gellately […]

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Home Depot Joins Target Stores: Security Breach

Posted on September 4, 2014

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New information gathered from the cyber world indicates that most of the Home Depot stores across the U.S. have been hit in a massive credit and debit card breach, reports state. On Monday, there were already whispers of leaked credit card data by the behemoth retailer, most of which were slotted down to be mere […]

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NSA Is Taken to Court

Posted on September 2, 2014

Two civil liberties groups are edging in on conservative gadfly Larry Klayman’s legal challenge to National Security Agency surveillance. On Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation asked to join in arguments set to be held in November on the government’s appeal of the first and only judicial ruling disputing the […]

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Bitcoins, Nude Photos, and Mordecai Jones

Written by Gary North on September 2, 2014

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The story of a hacker who was able to get into iCloud and steal photos of naked celebrity females who have more beauty than good sense is all over the Web. Another guy faked photos, and then sold them for Bitcoins. People with more Bitcoins than good sense or ethics bought them. The crime really […]

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“Pssst. What’s the Password?”

Posted on August 6, 2014

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A Russian group has hacked 1.2 billion usernames and passwords belonging to more than 500 million email addresses, according to Hold Security – a US firm specialising in discovering breaches. Hold Security described the hack as the “largest data breach known to date”. It claimed the stolen information came from more than 420,000 websites, including […]

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