NSA “call-tracking” lawsuit update

On June 5, 2013, the Guardian newspaper published a leaked order of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) that compelled the Verizon telephone company to turn over the records of all calls made by its customers during a two-month period to the U.S. government. Additional document leaks and government admissions revealed that such a “call-tracking” […]

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MDH to produce radiation data

Ever since 1953, the state of Minnesota has conducted environmental radiation tests to measure the presence of various isotopes in its air, water, and land.  While the roots of its monitoring program were grounded in concerns about above-ground nuclear testing, the program was later expanded to cover the state’s two nuclear power plants as well.  […]

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