Wiretapping

01.14.16
The NSA releases its first transparency report under the US Freedom Act
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The NSA releases its first transparency report under the US Freedom Act

Unsurprisingly, the NSA says it's doing a great job at protecting privacy.

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12.23.15
Apple wins lawsuit claiming messages to Android were blocked
12.23.15 in

Apple wins lawsuit claiming messages to Android were blocked

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Apple intercepted iMessages headed to people who switched to Android.

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11.20.15
USA Today: California wrongly wiretapped 52,000 people
11.20.15

USA Today: California wrongly wiretapped 52,000 people

Remember when, on 'The Wire,' McNulty struggled to get access to wiretaps? It's not like that in reality.

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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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11.14.13
Google Transparency Report now breaks out US court orders
11.14.13

Google Transparency Report now breaks out US court orders

Google has frequently expanded the coverage of its Transparency Report with each update, and it's...

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09.10.13
Google denied dismissal of wiretapping claims in Street View data snooping suit
09.10.13

Google denied dismissal of wiretapping claims in Street View data snooping suit

Google's already vowed to pony up $7 million and destroy passwords, emails and other data collecte...

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08.16.13
Leaked NSA audit shows privacy violations in cellular and fiber optic surveillance
08.16.13

Leaked NSA audit shows privacy violations in cellular and fiber optic surveillance

The NSA insists that it respects American privacy, but documents leaked by Edward Snowden to the W...

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07.04.13
France reportedly has its own PRISM-like data surveillance system
07.04.13

France reportedly has its own PRISM-like data surveillance system

The US isn't the only western country with an all-seeing digital eye... at least, according to Le...

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06.16.13
US officials say less than 300 phone numbers were investigated in 2012, data thwarted terrorist plots
06.16.13

US officials say less than 300 phone numbers were investigated in 2012, data thwarted terrorist plots

With all the coverage of PRSIM and the NSA's data collection have been getting recently, it's no s...

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