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10.07.14
Twitter sues US government over Transparency Report restrictions
10.07.14

Twitter sues US government over Transparency Report restrictions

Twitter has been publishing what bits of info it's allowed to concerning national security request...

By B. Steele,   10.07.14
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09.15.14
US fines over data requests would have destroyed Yahoo in a year
09.15.14

US fines over data requests would have destroyed Yahoo in a year

The US government's threat that it would fine Yahoo $250,000 per day back in 2008 was bad enough b...

By J. Fingas,   09.15.14
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08.13.14
The NSA collected more of your personal data than it was legally allowed to
08.13.14

The NSA collected more of your personal data than it was legally allowed to

Former NSA chief Gen. Keith Alexander defended the NSA's bulk collection to John Oliver by saying...

By D. Cooper,   08.13.14
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07.04.14
If you've researched online privacy then the NSA may already be tracking you
07.04.14

If you've researched online privacy then the NSA may already be tracking you

When the Edward Snowden revelations began flowing (and flowing, and flowing), the first thing many...

By D. Cooper,   07.04.14
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06.27.14
The NSA's 2013 transparency report is more opaque
06.27.14

The NSA's 2013 transparency report is more opaque

In an attempt to offer transparency to United States surveillance tactics, the Office of the Direc...

By B. Gilbert,   06.27.14
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06.24.14
Microsoft: law enforcement faces 'bleak future' if US doesn't scale back its spying
06.24.14

Microsoft: law enforcement faces 'bleak future' if US doesn't scale back its spying

It's patently clear by now that Microsoft is no fan of the US government's surveillance strategy,...

By J. Fingas,   06.24.14
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05.04.14
White House wants immunity for telecoms that surrender customer data
05.04.14

White House wants immunity for telecoms that surrender customer data

American telecoms already have legal immunity when they cooperate with the government's warrantle...

By J. Fingas,   05.04.14
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03.20.14
Comcast's first transparency report reveals over 25,000 government data requests
03.20.14

Comcast's first transparency report reveals over 25,000 government data requests

Comcast must not want to feel left out as telcos begin publishing regular government data request...

By J. Fingas,   03.20.14
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03.19.14
NSA claims that technology firms are aware of its data collection
03.19.14

NSA claims that technology firms are aware of its data collection

If you ask technology leaders like Apple or Google, the NSA has been snooping on their customers w...

By J. Fingas,   03.19.14
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