Nov 072010
 
 November 7, 2010  Featured News, Govt, Surveillance

Donald Gilliland has dug into the  outrageous tracking by Pennsylvania’s Office of Homeland Security and/or their contractor,  the Institute of Terrorism Research and Response, of  groups engaged in lawful, peaceful protests:

It turns out the homeland security office or its private consultant were doing more than just monitoring law-abiding citizens.

They were comparing environmental activists to Al Qaeda.

They were tracking down protesters and grilling their parents.

They were seeking a network of citizen spies to combat the security threats they saw in virtually any legal political activity.

And they were feeding their suspicions not only to law enforcement, but to dozens of private businesses from natural gas drillers to The Hershey Co.

Read more on PennLive.

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