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Apple transparency reports allude to Patriot Act demands

A "warrant canary" stating that Apple has "never received an order" under the Patriot Act is missing from its latest two reports -- suggesting such demands have been made.

By September 18, 2014

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Google's Veterans Day doodle: Conservative, patriotic

Last year, Google was accused of a lack of patriotism in a doodle. However, for Veterans Day, it offers a simple, large depiction of a Veterans Day parade.

By November 11, 2013

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'The Interview' basks in attention -- both good and bad

The comedy about bumbling journalists trying to assassinate North Korea's dictator enjoys its day in the sun as online streaming and a small but closely watched theatrical release subvert the ban that hackers demanded.

By December 25, 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

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Twitter sues US government over user data-request gag rules

Social network says current government restrictions on transparency are preventing tech companies from being fully honest with the public.

By October 7, 2014

Review

Patriot Aero Wireless Mobile Drive

The Patriot Aero is a fast and competent mobile drive that unfortunately doesn't have enough new features to make it stand out.

By May 17, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 17, 2013
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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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Snowden's Russia asylum extended three more years

Edward Snowden's original, one-year deal with the Russian government had expired July 31. The NSA leaker's new deal is retroactive to August 1.

By August 7, 2014

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Senators pressure White House to get behind surveillance reform

In a letter to the president, US Sens. Al Franken and Dean Heller call for stronger transparency in the USA Freedom Act.

By July 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