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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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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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At TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer explains how Yahoo is dealing with government surveillance requests, why she doesn't like phone passcodes, and what the heck happened with the new logo.

Yahoo's Mayer doesn't want to go to jail for treason over NSA scandal

At TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer explains how Yahoo is dealing with government surveillance requests, why she doesn't like phone passcodes, and what the heck happened with the new logo.

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App keeps NSA abreast of your phone activity

You want to show you have clean hands? Here's USA PRISM Plus, an app that takes random shots of your phone and sends them to the NSA careers Twitter account.

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Yahoo wins motion to declassify court documents in PRISM case

Ruling will allow the Internet company to publicly reveal it challenged a U.S. government order to participate in the National Security Agency's controversial data collection program.

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How the U.S. forces Net firms to cooperate on surveillance

Officially, Uncle Sam says it doesn't interfere. But behind the scenes, the feds have been trying to browbeat Internet firms into helping with surveillance demands.

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Yahoo fights to declassify NSA court documents

Filing a motion with the secret FISA court, the tech giant seeks to prove that it "objected strenuously" to handing the government customer data.

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Eye on surveillance: France's PRISM, EU's concerns

The Fourth of July saw a flurry of news related to the U.S. National Security Agency's intelligence-gathering efforts. Here's a rundown.

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The organization Restore the Fourth is organizing anti-NSA street protests across the U.S.

Reddit, Mozilla, EFF and more join July 4th anti-NSA protests

To protest the NSA spying program on Independence Day, dozens of top Web sites will display a Fourth Amendment banner, and thousands of people will participate in street protests across the country.

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DALLAS, TX - APRIL 25:  Former President George W. Bush shows three fingers for "W" as his wife and  former first lady Laura Bush look at the invitiation only crowd after the opening ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Center April 25, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. The Bush library, which is located on the campus of Southern Methodist University, with more than 70 million pages of paper records, 43,000 artifacts, 200 million emails and four million digital photographs, will be opened to the public on May 1, 2013. The library is the 13th presidential library in the National Archives and Records Administration system.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

George Bush: No regrets over PRISM spy program

On visit to Africa, former President George W. Bush says ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden damaged U.S. national security.

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NSA slide describing the PRISM data collection process.

New slides reveal greater detail about PRISM data collection

Slides published by The Washington Post appear to confirm that the NSA and FBI have the ability to perform real-time surveillance of e-mail and stored content.

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Attorney General Eric Holder, shown here in a file photo, has refused to allow Google, Microsoft, or other Internet companies to reveal how many secret FISA requests they have received.

Secret court lifts veil, slightly, on Google, Microsoft lawsuits

A Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge breaks with tradition by taking a tiny step toward more openness in lawsuits brought by Google and Microsoft. They're trying to clear their names.

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