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eavesdropping

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Man implants ear in his arm so the world can eavesdrop on his life

An artist has a structure resembling a human ear surgically implanted in his forearm, and plans to turn it into an Internet-connected mic so anyone anywhere can hear what he hears.

By August 14, 2015

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Stanford scientists 'eavesdrop' on the human brain

A new method of recording brain activity affords scientists unprecedented monitoring -- and yes, it involves temporarily removing a portion of a patient's skull to insert packets of electrodes.

By October 15, 2013

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Disable this feature to stop your Samsung Smart TV from listening to you

Worried about Samsung eavesdropping on your conversations? Here's how you can turn off the Voice Recognition feature on your Smart TV.

By February 10, 2015

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Stop your Samsung Smart TV from spying on you

Scared your TV is eavesdropping on your conversations? CNET's Dan Graziano shows you to turn off the built-in microphone.

By February 10, 2015

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NSA can eavesdrop on Americans' phone calls, documents show

The Guardian newspaper posts classified documents showing intelligence analysts have broad access to intercepted communications but aren't supposed to "target" Americans.

By June 20, 2013

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U.N. summit votes to support Internet eavesdropping

Deep packet inspection standard adopted despite Germany's warning that it will "empower" censorship. Other uses: detecting BitTorrent transfers and identifying "copyright protected audio content."

By December 5, 2012

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Supreme Court closes door on warrantless eavesdropping suit

After bouncing around the courts for years, the U.S.'s highest court puts an end to the case that aimed to hold AT&T liable for letting the government spy on people's phone calls and emails.

By October 9, 2012

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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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SIM card flaw said to allow hijacking of millions of phones

Vulnerability in the security key that protects the card could allow eavesdropping on phone conversations, fraudulent purchases, or impersonation of the handset's owner, a security researcher warns.

By July 21, 2013

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Google hit by record fine over tricksy tracking cookies

US authorities demanded £14.4m from Google for using cookies to trick Safari into eavesdropping on your online comings and goings.

By August 10, 2012