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nsa. privacy

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Vysk QS1

With its built-in encryption processor and camera lens covers, the QS1 case ensures everything on your phone is for your eyes and ears only.

April 23, 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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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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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 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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Snowden sounds call to action for Reset the Net web protest

The NSA document leaker joins Google, Mozilla, Reddit, and many others in a campaign and day of action that aims to help Internet users "take back" their privacy.

By June 4, 2014

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NSA said to collect millions of images for facial recognition

Surveillance agency collecting millions of images daily for identifying and tracking intelligence targets, documents obtained by The New York Times reveal.

By June 1, 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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Tech firms to increase alerts about police requests for data -- report

With bad PR about the NSA still adrift, and an influential privacy scorecard set to be released, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft will expand their notifications, says a report.

By May 1, 2014

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After Heartbleed, NSA reveals some flaws are kept secret

The White House explains the government’s process when deciding whether to withhold knowledge of a security vulnerability -- “There are legitimate pros and cons to the decision to disclose.”

By April 28, 2014