Rodney Brossart

First American to be sentenced to jail following an arrest made possible by a domestic drone

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Jason Koebler
USNews
January 15, 2014

The first American man arrested with the help of a Predator drone has also become the first man who will go to jail because of it.

Tuesday, Rodney Brossart, a North Dakotan cattle rancher, was sentenced to three years in prison, with all but six months suspended, for terrorizing police officers who were trying to arrest him at his property in 2011. The strange case garnered national attention because it was the first time a law enforcement agency had used an unmanned aerial vehicle to assist in carrying out an arrest.

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NSA-Eye

NSA Hacking Computers WITHOUT Internet Connection!

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NSABy DAVID E. SANGER and THOM SHANKER
NY Times
JAN. 14, 2014

WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world that allows the United States to conduct surveillance on those machines and can also create a digital highway for launching cyberattacks.

While most of the software is inserted by gaining access to computer networks, the N.S.A. has increasingly made use of a secret technology that enables it to enter and alter data in computers even if they are not connected to the Internet, according to N.S.A. documents, computer experts and American officials.

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breaking chains

Within View

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Straining for a glimpse of fertile soil, a ship is found leaking, the powers do toil.

Don’t you see?

Don’t you see?

The course is right and true, the end is now certain. We are within view.

Below the bowels are aching, stressed from the weight of the water she taking.

Shouts of concern race through the halls. The alarm is faint, barely piercing through walls.

Crew and common gather in awe, as the captain stands pointing strong and tall.

I’ve answered your prayers, and restored your faith. In turn I ask for an oath to partake.

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Keeping an eye on things