Omidyar-backed "First Look" debuts e-zine "The Intercept" detailing NSA role in Obama's targeted assassination scheme, from Snowden docs...Click here for free audiobook download from Audible, and trigger $15 contribution to the PBC Podcast!
Greenwald, Poitras and Scahill launch new site with major story about NSA role in targeted killings
--February 11 is the Day We Fight Back against the surveillance state
--Guardian reports that Obama is planning to assassinate another American, an unnamed resident of an unnamed country accused of working with al Qaeda
--Britain's Independent says GCHQ uses all the same techniques of hackers to create "paranoia"
--NSA says it is only able to grab about a third of phone records from millions of Americans suspected of no crime
--NY Times reports that Snowden used web crawler to automate his grab of NSA files
--PBC Podcast pleased to see many new subscribers in Europe, apparently drawn to our NSA coverage
--hear an excerpt from our in-depth interview with Mel Goodman, former CIA analyst who delivers blistering critique of the new memoir Duty by his former CIA colleague and boss, Robert Gates
--NATO 3 found innocent of terrorism charges, but convicted on lesser charges despite cops acting as provacateurs
--State Dept. contractor Kim takes guilty plea for leaking
--Anonymous hacker convicted for denial of service attack on Koch Brothers' toilet paper website
--80,000 marched to protest right wing agenda in North Carolina