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British spy agency said to tap world's phone calls, e-mails

GCHQ secretly gained access to fiber-optic cables that carry the world's phone calls and Internet activity, reports the Guardian, and it's sharing the data with the NSA.

By June 21, 2013

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NSA chief drops hint about ISP Web, e-mail surveillance

A secret interpretation of the Patriot Act led to the National Security Agency vacuuming up all of Verizon's phone logs. The NSA may be doing the same for e-mail and Web-browsing logs too.

By June 13, 2013

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New Chrome extension hopes to demystify encryption

Google pressures email providers to step up encryption of mail sent between servers as it debuts End-to-End, a Chrome extension that promises the first streamlined use of PGP in webmail.

By June 3, 2014

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Tech giants call for greater limits on government surveillance

Eight companies, including Apple, Google, and Microsoft, call on President Obama and Congress to reform surveillance efforts.

By December 8, 2013

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Apple privacy report details government queries

The "vast majority" of the requests for information that Apple gets from law enforcement pertain to lost or stolen devices, while a "small fraction" relate to iTunes, iCloud, or other accounts.

By November 5, 2013

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6 steps Silicon Valley can take to protect users from NSA spying

opinion The EFF's Kurt Opsahl lays out measures Internet companies can implement to protect their users' privacy from government surveillance.

By October 30, 2013

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Why should you trust Google, Facebook more than the NSA?

Is there any greater reason to believe that companies to which we give our information every day will guard it more preciously than any government?

By September 8, 2013

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Google accelerates encryption project

The search giant steps up the pace on an encryption plan to protect information in transit between its data centers.

By September 6, 2013

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NSA Senate oversight bill may handcuff U.S. companies

Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.

By July 9, 2013

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New slides reveal greater detail about PRISM data collection

Slides published by The Washington Post appear to confirm that the NSA and FBI have the ability to perform real-time surveillance of e-mail and stored content.

By June 30, 2013