Surveillance

02.01.16
US and Europe struggle to agree on data sharing
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US and Europe struggle to agree on data sharing

They're nowhere close to reaching a deal on sending your data across continents.

By J. Fingas,   02.01.16
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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.

By S. Dent,   01.28.16
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01.21.16
Researcher warns of backdoor in GCHQ-developed encryption
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Researcher warns of backdoor in GCHQ-developed encryption

It's not as secure as end-to-end encryption, he claims.

By N. Summers,   01.21.16
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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.

By N. Ingraham,   01.14.16
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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.

By J. Fingas,   12.30.15
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12.27.15
North Korea's version of Linux is extremely oppressive
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North Korea's version of Linux is extremely oppressive

A detailed look at Red Star OS shows how this software is all about taking your freedom away.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
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