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12.13.15
Tor's new executive director is a digital privacy legend
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Tor's new executive director is a digital privacy legend

The anonymity network project has picked Shari Steele, the EFF's former leader, as its executive director.

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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...

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06.01.15
Supreme Court: online threats must be intentional to be illegal
06.01.15

Supreme Court: online threats must be intentional to be illegal

You can't be sent to prison for kinda sorta threats in the real world, and that now applies to the...

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05.05.15
Government scales back plans for license plate-tracking program
05.05.15

Government scales back plans for license plate-tracking program

To say that there's been some concern about the Department of Homeland Security's on-again, off-ag...

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Uncovering the intersection of art and technology - Nov 14, 2017
Join artists, technologists, creators and entertainers.
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01.26.15
Police think Waze's traffic app puts officers in danger
01.26.15

Police think Waze's traffic app puts officers in danger

You may use Google's Waze app primarily to avoid traffic jams and watch out for speed cameras, but...

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11.24.14
NSA Privacy Director says fears of government spying are unwarranted
11.24.14

NSA Privacy Director says fears of government spying are unwarranted

It was one of the final questions of the NSA's open Q&A today, and one that's weighed heavily...

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09.14.12
Twitter hands over Occupy Wall Street protestor's updates under pressure
09.14.12

Twitter hands over Occupy Wall Street protestor's updates under pressure

Twitter has been building a modest reputation for siding with the little guy (or girl) when it com...

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