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08.25.14
The NSA's search tool is a Google for the world's communications data
08.25.14

The NSA's search tool is a Google for the world's communications data

If sharing really is caring, then the NSA must care a lot. That's the thrust of a new report from...

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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...

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06.20.14
The NSA's mass surveillance program for phone call metadata is still going
06.20.14

The NSA's mass surveillance program for phone call metadata is still going

Despite last night's vote by the House of Representatives and various plans for reform, the NSA is s...

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05.14.14
Sprint had legal details of the NSA's bulk phone data collection in 2010
05.14.14

Sprint had legal details of the NSA's bulk phone data collection in 2010

The public only started learning about the legal justifications for the NSA's collection of bulk pho...

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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...

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04.25.14
Verizon fought the NSA's metadata collection program but lost anyway
04.25.14

Verizon fought the NSA's metadata collection program but lost anyway

It looks like Verizon's concerns about government snooping go beyond publishing transparency reports...

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04.23.14
Brazil passes an internet bill of rights enshrining net neutrality and privacy
04.23.14

Brazil passes an internet bill of rights enshrining net neutrality and privacy

While the world has been deciding who governs the internet, Brazil has been busy establishing inte...

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04.08.14
Court rules that the EU's data retention law violates privacy rights
04.08.14

Court rules that the EU's data retention law violates privacy rights

The European Union has argued that telecom companies must hold on to internet and phone records fo...

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03.24.14
Bipartisan bill will stop NSA's bulk phone call data collection, but it might not go far enough
03.24.14

Bipartisan bill will stop NSA's bulk phone call data collection, but it might not go far enough

Following Edward Snowden's leaks about the NSA collecting massive amounts of data about phone call...

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