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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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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

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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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NSA spying protest takes to the skies in Utah

In the skies above the NSA's data center in Bluffdale, Utah, a lone airship protests mass government surveillance.

By June 27, 2014

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Irish judge denies request to investigate Facebook's NSA ties

A group of Europe-based Facebook users had asked an Ireland-based judge to investigate the social network's relationship with the NSA. It didn't work out.

By June 18, 2014

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'Internet of Things,' not privacy, to dominate at Black Hat

Security experts gather again in Vegas to show off and debate the latest in hacks and flaws, focusing this year on the latest risks facing Net-connected devices.

By August 6, 2014

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Snowden, NSA spar over records showing surveillance concerns

The NSA whistleblower claims he repeatedly expressed concerns about surveillance to supervisors and colleagues, but the agency says it could find just one email exchange.

By May 30, 2014

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Gov't watchdog calls NSA's call records collection illegal

The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board says that the NSA's collection of bulk phone records should be shut down immediately.

By January 23, 2014

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NSA's warrantless surveillance gets a constitutional challenge

An accused terrorist and US resident becomes the first criminal defendant to legally confront the government for eavesdropping on his communications.

By January 29, 2014