Spying

03.19.16
FTC issues warning to apps covertly monitoring TV broadcasts
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FTC issues warning to apps covertly monitoring TV broadcasts

Advertising company Silverpush's back-end tech is allegedly compiling user data gleaned from ultrasonics.

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02.20.16
EFF scores a blow against the government's domestic spying
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EFF scores a blow against the government's domestic spying

The group has been granted discovery in its case against the National Security Agency.

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01.28.16
California secretly listened to cellphone calls from the air
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California secretly listened to cellphone calls from the air

The CIA-developed "Dirtbox" can monitor thousands of people at a time.

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12.30.15
House looks into claims the NSA spied on Congress
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House looks into claims the NSA spied on Congress

A House intelligence committee wants to know if the NSA eavesdropped on chats between Congress and advocacy groups.

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