Thank You, Ed Snowden

Thank You Ed Snowden side buttonThe U.S. government is threatening to send whistleblower Edward Snowden to prison for life. But millions stand behind him. This PCJF-initiated campaign thanks him for standing up and telling the truth, at great personal cost. Join the movement to defend our constitutional rights and right to privacy.

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Petition: Fire James Clapper for Perjury

Fire Clapper James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, should be immediately fired and indicted for committing perjury. Clapper has admitted, only after whistleblower Edward Snowden courageously revealed the truth, that he did not tell the truth in his sworn testimony before Congress on March 12, 2013.

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Exposing the National Tag Reader Surveillance Grid

Tag Readers

Silently, but constantly, the government is now watching, recording your everyday travels and storing years of your activities in massive data warehouses that can be quickly “mined” to find out when and where you have been, whom you’ve visited, meetings you’ve attended, and activities you’ve taken part in. This is all done by using an elaborate network of Automatic License Plate Recognition cameras, also known as tag readers.

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Revealed: The Crackdown on the Occupy Movement

Crackdown on Occupy

The PCJF has obtained thousands of pages of documents pursuant to its Freedom of Information Act demands and made them available for public viewing. The documents show coordination and intelligence monitoring by the DHS, the FBI, the NYPD and other law enforcement agencies of “Occupy-type” protests.

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Analysis and Commentary

'Thank You Ed Snowden' bus featured in Australia's mass surveillance debate

24,000 Letters to Congress Against Mass Surveillance
On Tuesday, 'The Day We Fight Back,' people all across the country sent letters to and called Congress demanding an end to the mass surveillance system. more >>

Feb 11: The Day We Fight Back

February 11 is 'The Day We Fight Back,' a day of nationally coordinated action against dragnet surveillance that promises to be the largest in history. A broad range of civil liberties organizations are participating. more >>

NSA Programs Have No Constitutional Leg to Stand On

PCJF statement on Oversight Board report
The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board's report, calling for an end to bulk surveillance collection, confirms that the Pentagon's NSA mass surveillance program, and President Obama's fundamental endorsement of it, does not have a constitutional leg to stand on. more >>

Pres. Obama's NSA speech: 'The Costume of Constitutionality'

Window Dressing Reforms Constitute Presidential Endorsement of Illegal Spying
Rather than dismantling the NSA’s unconstitutional mass surveillance programs, or even substantially restraining them, President Obama today has issued his endorsement of them. more >>

In the Press


The irony of joint FBI/private sector OWS policing

A fused state-corporate security apparatus monitored
There is some dark irony that an FBI program specifically dedicated to the partnership between the FBI, DHS and the private sector monitored the protests, providing information and tips to corporate partners on interacting with and combating Occupy groups. more >>
Source: Wall Street on Parade

The Disappearing Line Between Surveillance and Social Control

One non-profit based in Washington, D.C., the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund (PCJF), has just launched a program to tackle this out-of-control surveillance. more >>
Source: Wall Street on Parade

Snowden's Cry for Help Is a Cry for America

What Snowden leaked were critical documents shining a bright light on creeping corporate fascism that facilitates illegal spying on law abiding American citizens and our closest European allies. more >>

One Nation Under Surveillance is a project by The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund