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PBC News & Comment: New Greenwald Site Debuts as Obama Targets Another American

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