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Bill curbing NSA surveillance programs blocked in Senate

The USA Freedom Act, blocked by the Senate, would have curbed powers granted under the Patriot Act, including bulk collection of Americans' phone records.

By November 18, 2014

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​New NSA director to Silicon Valley: We come in peace

Nevermind the surveillance spat between the US government and the tech titans of Silicon Valley: NSA Director Mike Rogers wants to mend fences.

By November 3, 2014

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People trust NSA more than Google, survey says

In a result consistent with previous polling, a new poll has respondents claiming they're more concerned about Google seeing all their private data than the government.

By October 28, 2014

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Secret loopholes drive NSA's 'unrestrained surveillance' on Americans

Thanks to a three-decade-old executive order, researchers say, Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless domestic surveillance may not be as strong as first thought.

By June 30, 2014

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Assange dubs Google 'privatized NSA,' pillories Eric Schmidt

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange doesn't let the walls of the Ecuadorian embassy in London stop him from criticizing on the Google exec for allegedly collaborating with the US.

By September 24, 2014

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Privacy push means free encryption for websites

Secure network connections protect people against snooping and criminals, but it's a hassle for websites. Mozilla, Cisco, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others want to change that.

By November 18, 2014

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NSA built search engine to crawl, share data

Newly released documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal that the NSA isn't just collecting data -- it's also got a custom search engine to carry out the task.

By August 25, 2014

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NSA likely targets anybody who's 'Tor-curious'

Whether you're a regular user of Web privacy tools like Tor and Tails, or you've just checked out their websites, the NSA could be tracking your online movements, a new investigation reveals.

By July 3, 2014

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NSA recruits college students for cyber-operations program

The government agency known for its secretive surveillance tactics is opening academic cybersecurity training centers in five US universities.

By July 15, 2014

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Watchdog backs NSA foreign-spying program

The federal Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board calls the program "effective," but recommends some improvements.

By July 2, 2014