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Edward Snowden

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  • Advisory panel calls for end to bulk collection of U.S. phone records

    Advisory panel calls for end to bulk collection of U.S. phone records
    WASHINGTON — A divided Obama administration privacy panel has recommended ending the bulk collection of U.S. phone records, saying the controversial program amounts to an unlawful invasion of privacy that has not made Americans any safer. The...
  • White House to review use of Americans' personal info

    White House to review use of Americans' personal info
    WASHINGTON – White House advisor John Podesta took on a new role Thursday as the administration’s “big data” point person, launching a sweeping review of how the government and businesses use large caches of personal information...
  • NSA data gathering appears likely to continue for time being

    WASHINGTON — In the week since President Obama called for ending the National Security Agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone data "as it currently exists," telephone carriers have uploaded customer calling records to NSA computers just as...
  • Howard County finds a customer for its wastewater: The NSA

    Howard County finds a customer for its wastewater: The NSA
    Howard County has agreed to supply treated wastewater to cool a massive computer center being built at Fort Meade by the National Security Agency — a money-saving, environment-conserving deal that officials say could serve as a model for others....
  • El espionaje en internet ensombrece el año tecnológico en EE.UU.

    El espionaje en internet ensombrece el año tecnológico en EE.UU.
    El año que termina dejó tocada la integridad de las empresas tecnológicas en EE.UU. con la alarmante constatación de lo vulnerables que son sus usuarios ante el espionaje de estado, un escándalo que eclipsa el sinfín de novedades generadas por este sector...
  • More reasons to rein in the NSA

    When a presidential task force offered 46 recommendations for changes in the way the federal government conducts electronic surveillance, most attention focused on its proposal that the National Security Agency no longer collect and store vast...
  • Syrian Electronic Army says it hacked Skype's social media accounts

    Syrian Electronic Army says it hacked Skype's social media accounts
    AMMAN, Jordan – The pro-Syrian government hacking group, the Syrian Electronic Army, has taken credit for an attack on the social media accounts of Internet calling service Skype. Messages accusing Microsoft, Skype's parent company, of passing...
  • Lawyer in bar bomb plot wants info on federal surveillance program

    Lawyer in bar bomb plot wants info on federal surveillance program
    The lawyer for a west suburban man charged with plotting to set off a bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar asked a federal judge today to force prosecutors to reveal whether the investigation was sparked by a massive government surveillance program....
  • Obama plans intelligence surveillance reforms, aides say

    WASHINGTON — President Obama is preparing a package of intelligence reforms that will probably put a public advocate for the first time in the secret court that approves surveillance practices and remove a controversial telephone records database...
  • UC President Napolitano opposes clemency for Edward Snowden

    WASHINGTON — University of California President Janet Napolitano, the former chief of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, said Sunday that she opposed offering clemency to Edward Snowden, putting herself at odds with a movement that has gained...
  • Edward Snowden: Neither a hero nor a traitor

    The debate over whether Edward Snowden should receive leniency from the federal government -- revived by a New Year's Day editorial in The New York Times --  tracks the larger debate over Snowden encapsulated in the question: "Hero or traitor?" In other...