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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.

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NSA chief downplays damage caused by Snowden leaks

While former NSA head General Keith Alexander lambasted Edward Snowden for putting US security at risk, Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers says the leaks don't mean "the sky is falling."

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Microsoft fights US warrant for customer data stored overseas

Company says demand for emails stored in Ireland violates foreign sovereignty, erodes trust in US firms. US says it's essential for crime fighting.

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Edward Snowden appeared by teleconference at SXSW Monday.

Snowden sounds call to action for Reset the Net web protest

The NSA document leaker joins Google, Mozilla, Reddit, and many others in a campaign and day of action that aims to help Internet users "take back" their privacy.

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Edward Snowden stars in a comic book

Whistleblower Edward Snowden's life is laid out in illustrated form. The writer discusses what surprised her most about Snowden and how she tried to remain objective.

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This photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee at the National Security Agency, on Sunday, June 9, 2013, in Hong Kong. The Guardian identified Snowden as a source for its reports on intelligence programs after he asked the newspaper to do so on Sunday. (AP Photo/The Guardian)

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.

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Edward Snowden: 'Fourth Amendment no longer exists'

The NSA whistleblower tells NBC the US government has decided "all of our data can now be collected without any suspicion of wrongdoing."

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This photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee at the National Security Agency, on Sunday, June 9, 2013, in Hong Kong. The Guardian identified Snowden as a source for its reports on intelligence programs after he asked the newspaper to do so on Sunday. (AP Photo/The Guardian)

Edward Snowden 'surprised' he ended up in Russia

NSA whistle-blower says he hoped to make his way to Latin America after leaking classified documents on US spying.

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Edward Snowden appeared by teleconference at SXSW Monday.

Top tech titans get thumbs-up in EFF transparency report

The advocacy group says Apple, Facebook, Google, and others have done a lot to protect users' privacy.

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NSA reportedly installing spyware on US-made hardware

NSA documents reveal the agency is allegedly receiving or intercepting routers, servers, and other computer network devices to embed surveillance tools before international export.

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Chairman of the Join Chief of Staff Army General Martin Dempsey (L) and others clap for General Keith B. Alexander during a retirement ceremony at the National Security Agency March 28, 2014 in Fort Meade, Maryland. US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel attended the event to mark the retirement of General Keith B. Alexander from the US Army and as head of the National Security Agency, the Central Security Service and U.S. Cyber Command. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Emails give glimpse of Google's work with NSA on security

Freedom of Information Act request reveals notes between then-NSA head and Google bigwigs. But don't expect a smoking gun.

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Tech firms to increase alerts about police requests for data -- report

With bad PR about the NSA still adrift, and an influential privacy scorecard set to be released, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft will expand their notifications, says a report.

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