Surveillance

08.16.16
Baltimore PD's phone surveillance allegedly violated FCC rules
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Baltimore PD's phone surveillance allegedly violated FCC rules

A new complaint claims the department illegally deployed Stingray devices while targeting black communities.

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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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08.01.16
UK spies tracked Middle East activists with a web link shortener
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UK spies tracked Middle East activists with a web link shortener

GCHQ used the tech to both foster and monitor groups during Arab Spring revolutions.

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07.19.16
Government requests for Google data reached new highs in 2015
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Government requests for Google data reached new highs in 2015

The company's revised transparency report makes it clear that data requests aren't slowing down.

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06.25.16
Snowden's email provider confirms it was an investigation target
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Snowden's email provider confirms it was an investigation target

Lavabit has also formed a legal defense group to help service providers fight unconstitutional demands.

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