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Google's Schmidt to give $1M for tech that improves our world

Google's executive chairman plans to award $1 million on March 10 to people or groups using technology to solve worldwide issues.

By February 24, 2014

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Snowden: 'Not all spying bad' but NSA program 'divorced from reason'

During a live Web chat, NSA leaker Edward Snowden emphasizes the need for the rule of law. He also strikes, at one point, a tone you might take as conciliatory.

By January 23, 2014

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Obama: Tech a 'tool for individual empowerment, not government control'

In his speech on recommended changes to the NSA, the president's rhetoric is in the right place. But are his efforts at reform?

By January 17, 2014

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Snowden foes say NSA leaks endanger troops, help terrorists

Two members of the House Intelligence Committee say a secret Pentagon report shows Edward Snowden's leaking of NSA documents has "tipped off US adversaries." But they don't provide any details.

By January 9, 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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Judge: NSA phone snooping likely unconstitutional

A federal judge issues -- and then stays -- a preliminary ruling that the NSA's bulk collection of US citizens' phone metadata violates expectations of privacy.

By December 16, 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

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Court order allowing NSA data collection program revealed

A trove of documents released by the Obama administration appears to contain a 2004 opinion authorizing the agency's massive data collection program.

By November 18, 2013

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NSA's new data center plagued by system failures

Series of blown circuits destroyed hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of gear and pushed back completion of National Security Agency's largest data center, says report.

By October 8, 2013

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NSA ran secret test on tracking Americans' cell phones

Test was meant to suss how National Security Agency's systems could handle bulk location data, according to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and NSA head Keith Alexander.

By October 2, 2013