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constitution

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NSA's warrantless surveillance gets a constitutional challenge

An accused terrorist and US resident becomes the first criminal defendant to legally confront the government for eavesdropping on his communications.

By January 29, 2014

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Lavabit founder says he fought feds to protect the Constitution

In a sit-down at CNET headquarters, Lavabit CEO Ladar Levison discusses the legal bureaucracy the US government employed to try to force him to become complicit with NSA surveillance.

By October 29, 2013

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Lavabit founder says he fought feds to protect the Constitution

In a sit-down at CNET headquarters, Lavabit CEO Ladar Levison discusses the legal bureaucracy the US government employed to try to force him to become complicit with NSA surveillance.

By October 28, 2013

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Hackers to NSA chief: Read the Constitution

The head of the NSA faces a tough audience as he appeals to hackers and security professionals at Black Hat 2013 to help the U.S. government build better spying tools.

By July 31, 2013

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Microsoft: U.S. Constitution is 'suffering' from NSA secrecy

A strongly worded letter from Microsoft's general counsel to Attorney General Eric Holder says secrecy about National Security Agency surveillance is harming fundamental "constitutional principles."

By July 16, 2013

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Icelanders 'like' their crowdsourced constitution

A year after Iceland asked its citizens to help write its new constitution by making suggestions via Facebook, voters decide this new draft should be the basis for the upcoming constitution.

By October 22, 2012

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Flashing headlights is your Constitutionally protected right

Florida police should no longer be able to ticket drivers who use their headlights to communicate with other drivers, even if it's to warn them of an upcoming speed trap.

By May 25, 2012

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Twitter sues US government over user data-request gag rules

Social network says current government restrictions on transparency are preventing tech companies from being fully honest with the public.

By October 7, 2014

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California police can fly drones without a warrant

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a bill that would have required law enforcement to obtain a warrant before using surveillance drones.

By September 29, 2014

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No black art to the Blackphone's quest for smartphone privacy

While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.

By September 29, 2014