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u.s. constitution


Microsoft: U.S. Constitution is 'suffering' from NSA secrecy

A strongly worded letter from Microsoft's general counsel to Attorney General Eric Holder says secrecy about National Security Agency surveillance is harming fundamental "constitutional principles."

By July 16, 2013


Hackers to NSA chief: Read the Constitution

The head of the NSA faces a tough audience as he appeals to hackers and security professionals at Black Hat 2013 to help the U.S. government build better spying tools.

By July 31, 2013


U.S. retreats after Egypt Twitter flap

A retweet by someone in America's Cairo embassy pointing to a "Daily Show" episode becomes a new source of friction in U.S.-Egyptian relations.

By April 3, 2013


Twitter gives user data to U.S. 7 times out of 10

In its second transparency report, Twitter explains in detail the number of times government agencies around the world asked for information on users, and how often it complied.

By January 28, 2013


It's time to Webcast the U.S. Supreme Court

Nominee Elena Kagan's openness to Webcasting or televising court proceedings might be enough to convince the court's old guard to turn on the cameras. That's long overdue.

By June 30, 2010


President Obama outlines four NSA reform initiatives

While talking about reforms for the intelligence community, the president says the NSA is following the law and not violating the Constitution.

By August 9, 2013


Could U.S. copy France's three-strikes antipiracy law?

France just passed a law that would suspend Internet access for those accused of online copyright violations. Could the U.S. follow suit?

By May 13, 2009


EFF sues U.S. over NSA surveillance program

Suit names President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney in effort to halt what the group called the "massively illegal" warrantless surveillance of Americans' Internet and telephone communications.

By September 18, 2008


Zittrain's 'U.S. 1.0' advice for Web 2.5

Chatting up his newly published book, Oxford professor suggests that the Internet is at "a constitutional moment," in need of a system of power checks and balances.

By April 24, 2008


Police need warrant for GPS tracking, high court rules

The Supreme Court unanimously rules that warrantless GPS tracking of people in automobiles violates the U.S. constitution.

By January 23, 2012