Datacollection

04.22.15
New bill would extend Patriot Act surveillance until 2020
04.22.15

New bill would extend Patriot Act surveillance until 2020

In case you haven't heard, the Patriot Act's Section 215 is set to expire June 1st. That's the pro...

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02.11.15
Court clamps down on warrantless surveillance case against NSA
02.11.15

Court clamps down on warrantless surveillance case against NSA

This week, a US District Court judge ruled in favor of the NSA in a case challenging its tactics o...

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02.03.15
Obama places modest limits on NSA data collection for non-citizens
02.03.15

Obama places modest limits on NSA data collection for non-citizens

A bill that would've effectively ended the US government's current mass phone surveillance program...

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12.05.14
New bill aims to curb US government backdoor spying
12.05.14

New bill aims to curb US government backdoor spying

While the FBI thinks that all communication tools in the US should have backdoors for law enforcem...

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10.01.14
California limits schools' social media monitoring
10.01.14

California limits schools' social media monitoring

In California, school officials are now required to be more transparent when tracking a student's...

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06.03.14
NSA says it's not collecting images of US citizens for facial recognition
06.03.14

NSA says it's not collecting images of US citizens for facial recognition

Over the weekend, reports surfaced on the NSA using facial recognition to scan the web and match f...

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03.27.14
Companies would be in charge of phone records under Obama's new data collection proposal
03.27.14

Companies would be in charge of phone records under Obama's new data collection proposal

The extent to which the NSA collects bulk phone call metadata has been one of the most prominent top...

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02.26.14
WSJ: Four ways to distance the NSA from phone records that'll be considered by government
02.26.14

WSJ: Four ways to distance the NSA from phone records that'll be considered by government

President Obama has his work cut out for him as he tries to restore faith in the US government fol...

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01.17.14
President Obama announces limitations on use of NSA-collected data, puts database in the hands of third party
01.17.14

President Obama announces limitations on use of NSA-collected data, puts database in the hands of third party

The scandal surrounding the NSA's data collection and surveillance programs seems never ending. Al...

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