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NSA offers details on 'LOVEINT' (that's spying on lovers, exes)

One NSA worker did it "out of curiosity," another for "practice." Agency's letter in response to query from US senator gives glimpse of romance-related -- and other -- misuses of surveillance system.

By September 27, 2013

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NSA tracks hundreds of millions of cell phones worldwide

You can add location tracking to the surveillance activities carried out by the secretive US agency, The Washington Post reports. And though the NSA says Americans aren't targets, data on some does get sucked up.

By December 4, 2013

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Hacking is NSA's 'growth area,' Times says in agency profile

Drawing on thousands of leaked documents, The New York Times and the UK's Guardian offer up lengthy looks at the beleaguered spy agency.

By November 2, 2013

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Obama, NSA dissed by report as Edward Snowden reappears

NSA surveillance and Obama administration policies are putting a damper on freedom of the press, says a report. Meanwhile, Prism leaker Edward Snowden accepts an award in Moscow.

By October 10, 2013

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NSA's new data center plagued by system failures

Series of blown circuits destroyed hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of gear and pushed back completion of National Security Agency's largest data center, says report.

By October 8, 2013

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NSA tracks Google ads to find Tor users

The National Security Agency uses a bit of jiu-jitsu to turn the structure of Web ad networks against people who run Tor to remain anonymous.

By October 4, 2013

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NSA sought to unmask users of Net-privacy tool Tor, says report

Latest secret documents provided by Edward Snowden and published by Guardian show that National Security Agency has been trying to break through online anonymity provided by popular tool.

By October 4, 2013

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NSA ran secret test on tracking Americans' cell phones

Test was meant to suss how National Security Agency's systems could handle bulk location data, according to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and NSA head Keith Alexander.

By October 2, 2013

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NSA maps some Americans' social connections, says report

National Security Agency dips into its database of phone and e-mail info to create complex "social graphs" for foreign intelligence purposes, says a report. Some American citizens get swept up in the effort.

By September 28, 2013