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Secret loopholes drive NSA's 'unrestrained surveillance' on Americans

Thanks to a three-decade-old executive order, researchers say, Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless domestic surveillance may not be as strong as first thought.

By June 30, 2014

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Feds imply that reporters are in cahoots with Snowden

During Senate testimony, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper refers to whistle-blower Edward Snowden's "accomplices."

By January 29, 2014

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White House tries to prevent ruling on NSA surveillance

The Obama administration acknowledges for the first time that the NSA's collection of data on American's Internet and phone activity was authorized by President Bush in 2001.

By December 22, 2013

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The cake is the truth: Chef whips up video game recipes

The Gourmet Gaming blog plucks foods from video games out of their virtual worlds and offers them as real-life recipes. Think Cluckin' Bell Fowl Burger from Grand Theft Auto IV and Bioshock Finkton's Baked Beans.

By November 21, 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 sought to unmask users of Net-privacy tool Tor, says report

Latest secret documents provided by Edward Snowden and published by Guardian show that National Security Agency has been trying to break through online anonymity provided by popular tool.

By October 4, 2013

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NSA searched phone records in violation of court requirements, documents say

Documents newly declassified under a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit reportedly show that the National Security Agency unlawfully searched Americans' phone records and misrepresented program to court officials.

By September 10, 2013

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US intelligence chief promises transparency reports

The annual reports, however, will be geared toward "aggregate information" on certain information-gathering activities and will be "limited by our need to protect intelligence sources and methods."

By August 30, 2013

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NSA swept up thousands of U.S. e-mails as part of illegal program, ruling reveals

Newly released 2011 ruling by Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court found NSA e-mail and data-collection program illegal and decried government's "substantial misrepresentation" of scope of NSA activities.

By August 21, 2013

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Feds declassify more details on NSA's phone snooping

Three documents declassified by the Director of National Intelligence confirm key facts about the NSA's PRISM program.

By July 31, 2013