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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 Nov. 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 Sep. 13, 2013

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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 Aug. 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 Nov. 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 Aug. 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 Nov. 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 Feb. 28, 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 Sep. 10, 2013

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FBI prepares to defend 'Stingray' cell phone tracking

Privacy groups plan to tell a judge tomorrow that controversial cell phone tracking technology, used by federal police since at least the mid-1990s, violates Americans' Fourth Amendment rights.

By Mar. 27, 2013

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Homeland Security: Let's be clear about aerial drone privacy

A privacy review, intended to "clarify any misunderstandings that exist" about the controversial unmanned aircraft, comes as concern grows about limited restraints on police use of drones.

By Feb. 22, 2013