Reuters: Yahoo email scanning done with a Linux kernel module
Politicians and privacy groups want to see the court order authorizing this bulk surveillance.
The NSA's mass US phone surveillance ends tonight
As of midnight on November 29th, the NSA can no longer scoop up US phone call data indiscriminately.
NSA won't look at call metadata collected under the Patriot Act
The NSA won't analyze metadata collected before November 29th, 2015 as it transitions to the authority it has in the USA Freedom Act.
Senate passes USA Freedom Act (update: signed by Obama)
For the first time since the 9/11 attacks, both houses of Congress have agreed to limit the govern...
US limits the NSA's reach ahead of sweeping reform
The Senate has voted overwhelmingly to reform the powers of America's security services, at the expe...