Prism

03.18.16
Edward Snowden is the Lavabit user the government was after
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Edward Snowden is the Lavabit user the government was after

Accidentally unredacted documents reveal what we assumed all along but had no proof for.

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01.29.16
White House refuses security clearance for Ashkan Soltani
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White House refuses security clearance for Ashkan Soltani

The security researcher and journalist would have been advising US CTO Megan Smith.

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11.20.15
WSJ: China's government wants homegrown, backdoor-free phones
11.20.15

WSJ: China's government wants homegrown, backdoor-free phones

Here's the downside: no WiFi, no GPS and no Bluetooth

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08.29.15
The NSA can keep spying on phone call metadata through November
08.29.15

The NSA can keep spying on phone call metadata through November

The National Security Agency can keep on keeping on with the bulk collection of phone call metadata for a bit longer, sadly.

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06.04.15
Edward Snowden looks back, two years after NSA leaks started
06.04.15

Edward Snowden looks back, two years after NSA leaks started

It's been about two years since we first discussed the NSA plan for "bulk metadata" monitoring of...

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05.23.15
Senate blocks NSA reform bill and Patriot Act extensions
05.23.15

Senate blocks NSA reform bill and Patriot Act extensions

The USA Freedom Act aimed at addressing the NSA's bulk collecting of phone call metadata was appro...

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05.04.15
The US opens up on its use of phone surveillance hardware
05.04.15

The US opens up on its use of phone surveillance hardware

It seems as if we're not alone in thinking that America's spies may have trodden on a few too many...

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