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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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Hundreds of floating robots could soon surveil the oceans

A deal between Boeing and Liquid Robotics, worth hundreds of millions of dollars, means fleets of seafaring robots will augment existing military aircraft and ships in monitoring the seas.

By September 23, 2014

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Snowden wants to build anti-surveillance tech

NSA leaker Edward Snowden, charged by the US with spying and still holding out in Russia sans a passport, has a new career plan.

By July 21, 2014

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Ordinary Web users reportedly snared in NSA surveillance

In 9 out of 10 cases, account holders in a cache of intercepted communications were not the intended targets, according to the Washington Post.

By July 6, 2014

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Gotcha! Pics of the powerful turned into surveillance shots

Exploring the bounds of digital imagery and surveillance, artist Daniel Mayrit makes photos of financial and political powerhouses look like they were snapped by security cameras.

By July 1, 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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House OKs measure defunding NSA backdoor surveillance

An amendment to the Defense Dept. spending bill prohibits funding for installation of security vulnerabilities in US-made tech equipment.

By June 19, 2014

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Microsoft's top lawyer tells Uncle Sam to back off on surveillance

Microsoft's Brad Smith says the US government ought to end bulk collection of phone data, reform FISA court, and stop hacking data centers.

By June 4, 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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Cisco CEO asks Obama to control NSA surveillance

The CEO of the networking giant warns that revelations of NSA spying are undermining confidence in the tech industry.

By May 19, 2014