Prism,nsa

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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10.06.16
NYT: Yahoo reworked its malware scanner for email surveillance
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NYT: Yahoo reworked its malware scanner for email surveillance

Email providers can scan for matching signatures to known malware, child porn... or something else.

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08.15.16
Report reveals identity of NSA and PRISM surveillance target
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Report reveals identity of NSA and PRISM surveillance target

Tony Fullman of New Zealand is the first person to be confirmed as a target of PRISM.

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08.29.15
The NSA can keep spying on phone call metadata through November
08.29.15

The NSA can keep spying on phone call metadata through November

The National Security Agency can keep on keeping on with the bulk collection of phone call metadata for a bit longer, sadly.

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06.04.15
Edward Snowden looks back, two years after NSA leaks started
06.04.15

Edward Snowden looks back, two years after NSA leaks started

It's been about two years since we first discussed the NSA plan for "bulk metadata" monitoring of...

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05.23.15
Senate blocks NSA reform bill and Patriot Act extensions
05.23.15

Senate blocks NSA reform bill and Patriot Act extensions

The USA Freedom Act aimed at addressing the NSA's bulk collecting of phone call metadata was appro...

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