“The mentality of J Edgar Hoover’s FBI undergirds today’s surveillance state” – FBI at least as bad as NSA [Guardian]

– People forget that the FBI is the NSA’s primary partner in domestic spying, which allows them to work in secret –

Trevor Timm
19 April 2014

The new documentary 1971, about the formerly anonymous FBI burglars who exposed the crimes of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, debuted to a rapt audience at the Tribecca film festival last night…

Excerpted; full article link: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/19/hoovers-fbi-todays-surveillance-state

(c) Guardian News & Media Ltd


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