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10.26.16
AT&T reportedly spies on its customers for government cash
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AT&T reportedly spies on its customers for government cash

The Daily Beast reports that Project Hemisphere is a paid-for metadata program that's all sorts of Orwellian.

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07.13.16
Federal judge throws out evidence obtained by 'stingray' trackers
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Federal judge throws out evidence obtained by 'stingray' trackers

"Absent a search warrant, the government may not turn a citizen's cell phone into a tracking device."

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05.09.16
Researchers develop a drug-sniffing car that can pinpoint your stash
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Researchers develop a drug-sniffing car that can pinpoint your stash

This really would have changed the end of ‘Breaking Bad.’

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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.

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07.08.15
Critical Flash exploit emerges from Hacking Team breach
07.08.15

Critical Flash exploit emerges from Hacking Team breach

Feel safe with your fully-patched computer? If you use Flash and land on the wrong website, you ma...

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06.03.15
The DEA's eavesdropping has tripled over the past decade
06.03.15

The DEA's eavesdropping has tripled over the past decade

A federal agency eavesdropping is nothing new -- even if sometimes they do it with controversy. Bu...

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04.11.15
Recommended Reading: The internet can't handle streaming big TV events
04.11.15

Recommended Reading: The internet can't handle streaming big TV events

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the...

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04.08.15
The DEA collected call metadata way before the NSA did
04.08.15

The DEA collected call metadata way before the NSA did

Apparently, the NSA's massive surveillance program wasn't a first: it was modeled after a precurso...

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03.20.15
DEA approves MDMA study for the terminally ill
03.20.15

DEA approves MDMA study for the terminally ill

MDMA is widely used both on and off festival grounds. But the drug is quietly making a comeback as...

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