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NSA's spying on UN and others detailed in newly published documents

A cache of documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden details spying targets, including the UN's general secretary, according to a new report.

By July 1, 2015

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NSA's collection of phone-call data could be cut off for a time

As a key deadline approaches, the US Senate votes against extending a controversial National Security Agency program -- but votes down a bill designed to reform it.

By May 23, 2015

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NSA's Internet spying will cost US tech vendors $47 billion

Forrester Research says the revenue hit to US cloud and outsourcing providers is less than initially expected because international customers boosted security instead of leaving.

By April 2, 2015

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NSA can track everyone's phone calls again -- for a while

Bulk data collection allowed to resume after a surveillance court judge rules that Congress meant to keep the NSA's program going until November.

By June 30, 2015

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Wikipedia parent sues to stop NSA's massive surveillance effort

The Wikimedia Foundation argues that the NSA's full-scale seizure of Internet communications is a violation of its First and Fourth Amendment rights.

By March 10, 2015

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US court says NSA phone data program is illegal

The US government has long argued that the program is legal under the controversial Patriot Act, but a federal appeals court sees things differently.

By May 7, 2015

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Google streamlines privacy controls, analyzes your security settings

The search giant also creates a privacy site that will "candidly" answer user questions on how Google collects data and what it does with all of that information.

By June 1, 2015

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NSA considered ending phone surveillance program -- report

Some officials at the spy agency reportedly felt the phone record collection program was too costly and offered little benefit in the fight against terrorism.

By March 30, 2015

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NSA reports on its domestic spying efforts

In response to an ACLU lawsuit, the agency releases on Christmas Eve heavily redacted reports detailing privacy violations between 2001 and 2013.

By December 26, 2014

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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