Prism

October 8, 2019
FISA court: FBI use of NSA's electronic surveillance data was illegal
October 8, 2019

FISA court: FBI use of NSA's electronic surveillance data was illegal

The surveillance court found tens of thousands of improper database searches in 2017 and 2018.

By C. Fisher,   October 8, 2019
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June 5, 2019
Samsung's customizable refrigerator comes in nine colors and eight sizes
June 5, 2019

Samsung's customizable refrigerator comes in nine colors and eight sizes

It’s the first in a line of personalized home appliances.

By C. Fisher,   June 5, 2019
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January 20, 2018
Trump signs bill extending NSA's warrantless surveillance
January 20, 2018

Trump signs bill extending NSA's warrantless surveillance

'Section 702' adds six more years of data collection.

By R. Lawler,   January 20, 2018
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November 17, 2017
Senators propose 'USA Liberty Act' to reauthorize NSA surveillance
November 17, 2017

Senators propose 'USA Liberty Act' to reauthorize NSA surveillance

It would add a warrant requirement, but critics say it doesn't go far enough.

By R. Lawler,   November 17, 2017
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July 18, 2017
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July 18, 2017

Just add an iPhone to experience AR with Mira's $99 headset

You have to see the Prism headset to believe it.

By D. Hardawar,   July 18, 2017
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June 14, 2017
Mystery internet company challenges NSA’s mass surveillance order
June 14, 2017

Mystery internet company challenges NSA’s mass surveillance order

Great gesture. Still forced to comply.

By D. Lumb,   June 14, 2017
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January 21, 2017
Obama's legacy: The most tech-savvy president
January 21, 2017

Obama's legacy: The most tech-savvy president

He opened the door for Silicon Valley nerdiness in the White House.

By T. O'Brien,   January 21, 2017
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October 26, 2016
AT&T reportedly spies on its customers for government cash
October 26, 2016

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.

By D. Cooper,   October 26, 2016
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October 6, 2016
NYT: Yahoo reworked its malware scanner for email surveillance
October 6, 2016

NYT: Yahoo reworked its malware scanner for email surveillance

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

By R. Lawler,   October 6, 2016
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