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Facebook sued for allegedly intercepting private messages

Just how private are your Facebook messages? A new suit charges that the company mines your messages for profit.

By January 2, 2014

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Police intercept online threat, raid wrong house

A teen is watching Food Network at home, when a SWAT team bursts down her door and spoils her digestion. It seems her wi-fi may have been purloined by someone offering online threats.

By July 1, 2012

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Feds charge exec with making app for stalkers, domestic abusers

StealthGenie intercepted communications to and from mobile phones and was undetectable by most users. It was targeted at people who suspected their spouses or significant others of cheating on them.

By September 29, 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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Microsoft: Future 'bleak' if gov't continues unlawful data collection

Firm's top lawyer again calls for stop to "unfettered collection of bulk data," argues for reform of secret FISA court.

By June 24, 2014

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Government spies work in Vodafone exchanges, network admits

The world's second largest telecommunications network reveals the extent of government snooping on its network in 29 countries.

By June 6, 2014

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Behind US-China cyberspy tensions: The view from Beijing (Q&A)

American tech firms are caught in the cross-fire between China and the US over cyberespionage. International politics specialist Shen Yi says this storm isn't likely to blow over soon.

By June 5, 2014

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Privacy group takes aim at UK surveillance practices

Privacy International files legal complaint that accuses GCHQ of installing malware on millions of devices without their owners' permission.

By May 13, 2014

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NSA reportedly installing spyware on US-made hardware

NSA documents reveal the agency is allegedly receiving or intercepting routers, servers, and other computer network devices to embed surveillance tools before international export.

By May 12, 2014

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Civil liberties advocates call for "the right to be forgotten" online

The NSW Council for Civil Liberties has argued that Australian internet users have "the right to be forgotten" online.

By April 23, 2014