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10.08.16
Reuters: Yahoo email scanning done with a Linux kernel module
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Reuters: Yahoo email scanning done with a Linux kernel module

Politicians and privacy groups want to see the court order authorizing this bulk surveillance.

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05.04.16
CIA and NSA doubled their searches for Americans' data in 2 years
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CIA and NSA doubled their searches for Americans' data in 2 years

They're really eager to sift through the NSA's communications database.

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04.19.16
Lawsuit asks Justice Department to reveal decryption orders
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Lawsuit asks Justice Department to reveal decryption orders

The Electronic Frontier Foundation wants to know if tech companies have been ordered to unlock user data.

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11.20.15
NSA spied on your email even after program was shut down
11.20.15

NSA spied on your email even after program was shut down

Not allowed to do it in the US? No bother, just take your collection tools overseas.

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10.07.14
Twitter sues US government over Transparency Report restrictions
10.07.14

Twitter sues US government over Transparency Report restrictions

Twitter has been publishing what bits of info it's allowed to concerning national security request...

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09.15.14
US fines over data requests would have destroyed Yahoo in a year
09.15.14

US fines over data requests would have destroyed Yahoo in a year

The US government's threat that it would fine Yahoo $250,000 per day back in 2008 was bad enough b...

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08.13.14
The NSA collected more of your personal data than it was legally allowed to
08.13.14

The NSA collected more of your personal data than it was legally allowed to

Former NSA chief Gen. Keith Alexander defended the NSA's bulk collection to John Oliver by saying...

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07.04.14
If you've researched online privacy then the NSA may already be tracking you
07.04.14

If you've researched online privacy then the NSA may already be tracking you

When the Edward Snowden revelations began flowing (and flowing, and flowing), the first thing many...

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