Surveillance

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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12.27.15
UK claims its spying bill will protect you from cyberbullies
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UK claims its spying bill will protect you from cyberbullies

The Investigatory Powers Bill will supposedly be used to fight harassers and trolls, not just terrorists.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
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12.18.15
Budget bill heads to President Obama's desk with CISA intact
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Budget bill heads to President Obama's desk with CISA intact

Spoiler alert: Obama won't veto this one.

By C. Velazco,   12.18.15
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12.16.15
Congress tucked CISA inside last night's budget bill
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Congress tucked CISA inside last night's budget bill

The controversial cybersecurity bill passed the Senate in October.

By B. Steele,   12.16.15
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12.15.15
EFF confirms that the DEA has deleted its phone call database
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EFF confirms that the DEA has deleted its phone call database

The agency says it purged its collection of international call metadata in January 2015.

By M. Moon,   12.15.15
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