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Microsoft changes policy in wake of Hotmail snooping

Microsoft's general counsel announces changes to its Web mail terms of service, promising that it won't read its users' email even when they're suspected of trafficking in stolen Microsoft property.

By Mar. 28, 2014

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DOJ appeals ruling against NSA phone snooping

The Justice Department files an appeal of a federal court ruling that found the NSA's bulk collection of phone records to likely be unconstitutional.

By Jan. 3, 2014

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Twitter reportedly nixes plan to secure messages from snooping

The goal would have been to encrypt your direct messages and other private information, says The Verge. So why did Twitter drop the idea?

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Judge: NSA phone snooping likely unconstitutional

A federal judge issues -- and then stays -- a preliminary ruling that the NSA's bulk collection of US citizens' phone metadata violates expectations of privacy.

By Dec. 16, 2013

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Microsoft to fight Internet snooping with stronger crypto

Likening government surveillance to malware, Microsoft's general counsel says the company is taking steps to protect the privacy of online communications.

By Dec. 4, 2013

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Microsoft slams 'government snooping', expands encryption

Microsoft's top lawyer says the software behemoth is "alarmed" by recent revelations about government spying and has pledged to ratchet up its encryption.

By Dec. 5, 2013

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White House faces options for regulating NSA data snooping -- report

Three of the options would change ownership of the data to a third party, while a fourth would kill the bulk data collection altogether, says The Wall Street Journal.

By Feb. 26, 2014

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Fiber-optic cables could be the key to NSA snooping

The NSA may have employed an old-school spy technique -- updated for the Internet age -- to gain access to data from tech giants like Google and Yahoo, reports The New York Times.

By Nov. 26, 2013

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Senators criticize NSA snooping as unnecessary to US security

Lawmakers say the NSA could have used less-intrusive methods to gather data.

By Nov. 20, 2013