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British spy agency demands more help from tech titans

Following US government counterparts, the new head of Britain's Government Communications Headquarters criticizes tech firms for permitting terrorists to use their services.

By November 3, 2014

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US spying scandal will 'break the Internet,' says Google's Schmidt

US government surveillance is destroying the digital economy, a roundtable of execs from Google, Microsoft, Facebook and other tech companies tell Sen. Ron Wyden.

By October 8, 2014

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Senate panel approves data-sharing cybersecurity bill

A Senate committee gives the nod to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, which would make it easier for companies and the government to share data during cyberattacks.

By July 8, 2014

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Feinstein excoriates CIA for spying on Senate committee

Sen. Dianne Feinstein blasts CIA chief John Brennan for allegedly spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers, whom Edward Snowden then accused of hypocrisy.

By March 11, 2014

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Amid political pressure, FCC to propose Net neutrality fix

The FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he has a plan to re-instate the agency's Open Internet rules, which the public will hear about in more detail in the "coming days."

By February 11, 2014

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Surveilling the new year: The NSA story moves into 2014

The end of 2013 saw a rush of big NSA news, from a judge calling an agency program "almost Orwellian" to a bevy of tech stars talking reform at the White House. What lies ahead?

By December 30, 2013

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Presidential task force said to recommend overhaul of NSA

Nonbinding suggestions propose sweeping changes at the agency, including shifting its leadership from the military to civilians, sources tell the Wall Street Journal.

By December 13, 2013

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Saving the Net from the surveillance state: Glenn Greenwald speaks up (Q&A)

The man to whom Edward Snowden entrusted his NSA documents isn't content just to save the Bill of Rights and reinvent journalism. He also wants to stop the Internet from becoming history's most dangerous spy tool.

By December 6, 2013

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NSA tracks hundreds of millions of cell phones worldwide

You can add location tracking to the surveillance activities carried out by the secretive US agency, The Washington Post reports. And though the NSA says Americans aren't targets, data on some does get sucked up.

By December 4, 2013

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Senators criticize NSA snooping as unnecessary to US security

Lawmakers say the NSA could have used less-intrusive methods to gather data.

By November 20, 2013