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  • New U.S. agency to fight cyberthreats

     New U.S. agency to fight cyberthreats
    Spurred in large part by North Korea's destructive digital hack at Sony Pictures, the Obama administration announced plans Tuesday to create a cyberintelligence center to better respond to digital breaches and threats to federal agencies and private...
  • Can the NSA be checked?

    Can the NSA be checked?
    It's been nearly two years since former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden leaked documents to the media revealing the existence of a massive government spying program that scoops up data on millions of Americans' private phone and...
  • The ACLU sues the NSA over mass Internet 'upstream' surveillance

    The ACLU sues the NSA over mass Internet 'upstream' surveillance
    Tuesday morning, in U.S. District Court in Maryland, the American Civil Liberties Union, on behalf of organizations including the Wikimedia Foundation, PEN American Center, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, filed a lawsuit challenging the...
  • The Petraeus double standard

    The Petraeus double standard
    Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus — perhaps the most revered military commander of his generation — has agreed to a plea deal for passing highly classified material to Paula Broadwell, his biographer and erstwhile mistress. General...
  • Hillary Clinton, in Silicon Valley, notes downsides of high-tech industry

    Hillary Clinton, in Silicon Valley, notes downsides of high-tech industry
    Venturing to the heart of Silicon Valley, Hillary Rodham Clinton gently scolded the high-tech industry Tuesday for its male-dominated culture and warned of the downside of its world-changing innovation. While automation has made lives better, created...
  • Trying to make sense of the world of ubiquitous surveillance

    Trying to make sense of the world of ubiquitous surveillance
    Airports are exemplars of our surveillance society. Here a raft of digital surveillance, targeting and sorting systems come together. And they start working well before you arrive for check-in, with the U.S. government comparing your name against watch...
  • Lawyer: NSA leaker Snowden wants to return home if guaranteed fair trial

    Lawyer: NSA leaker Snowden wants to return home if guaranteed fair trial
    MOSCOW (AP) — NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden wants to return to the United States from Russia if he's guaranteed a fair trial, his Russian lawyer said Tuesday. Anatoly Kucherena told a news conference Tuesday that he has teamed up with U.S....
  • Spy agencies add restrictions to use of email and cellphone data

    Spy agencies add restrictions to use of email and cellphone data
    More than a year after President Obama promised to reform U.S. digital spying operations, the White House announced minor changes to how intelligence and law enforcement agencies may use electronic communications of foreigners collected by the National...
  • Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors

    Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors
    For fans of late night political comedy, this is a very bad year. Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, the twin pillars of the genre, are vacating the hosting chair of their respective Comedy Central shows — Colbert to CBS where he takes control of...
  • Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks

    Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks
    It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates. Then the Cyber Caliphate arrived. Just after...
  • Oscars: 'CitizenFour' on HBO; 'Last Days in Vietnam' on PBS

    Oscars: 'CitizenFour' on HBO; 'Last Days in Vietnam' on PBS
    If you want to see an Oscar-nominated documentary, you can look to television. The Oscars will be presented Feb. 22 on ABC. At 9 p.m. Feb. 23, HBO will present "CitizenFour," the favorite to win the prize. Laura Poitras directed the film, which...