Surveillance

11.19.15
Let's have an argument about encryption
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Let's have an argument about encryption

A backdoor isn't a privacy problem, it's a security one.

By V. Blue,   11.19.15
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11.16.15
Germany scales back its spying while other nations want more
11.16.15

Germany scales back its spying while other nations want more

Germany will ban its intelligence agency from spying indiscriminately on EU citizens.

By J. Fingas,   11.16.15
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11.11.15
US prisons allegedly record more inmate calls than they should (update: response)
11.11.15

US prisons allegedly record more inmate calls than they should (update: response)

It might not just be everyday people who've been subject to illegal surveillance -- prisoners may...

By J. Fingas,   11.11.15
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11.09.15
Judge rules against NSA's phone data collection, to limited effect
11.09.15

Judge rules against NSA's phone data collection, to limited effect

A judge has barred the NSA from collecting phone records for some people... right before the plan gets an overhaul.

By J. Fingas,   11.09.15
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11.08.15
NSA discloses most security flaws, but that's not the whole story
11.08.15

NSA discloses most security flaws, but that's not the whole story

The NSA says it reveals 91 percent of the security exploits it finds, but it's not saying *when* they're made public.

By J. Fingas,   11.08.15
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10.30.15
Stingray phone surveillance tools can also record your calls
10.30.15

Stingray phone surveillance tools can also record your calls

And the Stingray surveillance story just gets worse.

By D. Hardawar,   10.30.15
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10.29.15
Europe's lawmakers suggest giving Snowden amnesty
10.29.15

Europe's lawmakers suggest giving Snowden amnesty

A symbolic vote in favor of Edward Snowden.

By N. Ingraham,   10.29.15
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10.29.15
US won't stop the NSA's mass phone spying before a ban kicks in
10.29.15

US won't stop the NSA's mass phone spying before a ban kicks in

An appeals court won't overturn Congress' decision to let the NSA collect bulk phone data until that program winds down.

By J. Fingas,   10.29.15
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