Transparency

05.04.16
CIA and NSA doubled their searches for Americans' data in 2 years
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CIA and NSA doubled their searches for Americans' data in 2 years

They're really eager to sift through the NSA's communications database.

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03.15.16
Google now encrypts over 75 percent of its internet traffic
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Google now encrypts over 75 percent of its internet traffic

As a rule, you can assume that most of your Google data is relatively secure.

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01.14.16
The NSA releases its first transparency report under the US Freedom Act
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The NSA releases its first transparency report under the US Freedom Act

Unsurprisingly, the NSA says it's doing a great job at protecting privacy.

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12.31.15
Twitter reinstates Politwoops for cataloging politicians' tweets
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Twitter reinstates Politwoops for cataloging politicians' tweets

The database of boneheaded tweets is back, for the sake of transparency.

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10.30.15
Seattle Police's hacker leaves the force
10.30.15

Seattle Police's hacker leaves the force

The whitehat hacker who developed auto-blurring technology for dash-and-body camera footage has left the Seattle Police Department citing political issues as his reasoning.

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10.15.15
Microsoft's Transparency Hub tracks surveillance requests
10.15.15

Microsoft's Transparency Hub tracks surveillance requests

For the first time, Microsoft is showing content removal requests, too.

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05.13.15
Google tosses 59 percent of Europe's 'right to be forgotten' requests
05.13.15

Google tosses 59 percent of Europe's 'right to be forgotten' requests

How is the European Union's "right to be forgotten" faring a year after it kicked in? If you ask...

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04.29.15
Hillary Clinton wants all police to wear body cameras
04.29.15

Hillary Clinton wants all police to wear body cameras

Police body cameras might just represent a big talking point in next year's US elections. Presiden...

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