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Court: Homeland Security must disclose cellular shutdown protocols

The US government's SOP 303 codifies the shutdown and restoration process "for use by commercial and private wireless networks during national crises."

By November 15, 2013

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FISA court orders feds to declassify more opinions

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court orders the White House to release more of its reports, directly citing document leaks from Edward Snowden.

By September 13, 2013

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FBI discovers Twitter-speak, starts a dictionary

U.S. government investigators have compiled an 83-page list of Twitter shorthand, including some acronyms we bet you've never used.

By June 17, 2014

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Secret Service releases first 100 pages of Aaron Swartz's file

Documents confirm that investigators were interested in a 2008 manifesto penned by the 26-year-old Internet activist, who committed suicide earlier this year while under federal prosecution.

By August 12, 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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Guess what happened when Backblaze tried using the NSA for data backup

Nobody seriously believes that the NSA would helpfully give you backup if your hard drive failed. But an employee of the online storage company Backblaze asked anyway.

By August 29, 2013

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Judge prods FBI over future Internet surveillance plans

Federal judge tells FBI to do more to comply with open government laws when disclosing what backdoors it wants Internet companies to create for government surveillance.

By November 2, 2012

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Bradley Manning enters guilty pleas -- on some counts

The soldier accused of providing classified documents to WikiLeaks pleads guilty on 10 of 22 lesser charges and begins reading a statement explaining his actions in court.

By February 28, 2013

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Obama to .gov agencies: More Internet openness

The still-to-be-named CTO for the federal government will be given 120 days to make U.S. agencies "harness new technologies" and become more open to the public.

By January 21, 2009

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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