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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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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

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Google updates TOS to clarify email scanning process

New paragraph in the Web giant's terms of service is intended to more clearly explain the manner in which software automatically scans and analyzes the content of emails.

By April 14, 2014

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British spy unit reportedly hit Anonymous with DDoS attacks

A UK communications intelligence agency unit used a popular cyberattack method against hacktivist groups, according to documents Edward Snowden supplied to NBC News.

By February 4, 2014

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Earthlings unite to confront the asteroid menace

The first meeting of an international group tasked with figuring out how to react to asteroids that threaten our very existence is set for next week.

By January 31, 2014