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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • We're on a slippery slope toward a totally monitored world

    We're on a slippery slope toward a totally monitored world
    The John Hancock company has announced a program offering discounts on life insurance to customers with good health habits, as registered on their Fitbit monitors — wearable computers that automatically upload data on your physical state. The most...
  • US unveils 6-year-old report on NSA surveillance

    With debate gearing up over the coming expiration of the Patriot Act surveillance law, the Obama administration on Saturday unveiled a 6-year-old report examining the once-secret program to collect information on Americans' calls and emails. The Office...
  • Attorney General Gonzales misled Congress about NSA spying, documents show

    WASHINGTON Alberto Gonzales, a U.S. attorney general in the George W. Bush administration, misled Congress by downplaying a dispute the White House and the Justice Department over the legality of the National Security Agency's warrantless spying program,...
  • Millennials love Snowden? Fine, but he should still stand trial

    Millennials love Snowden? Fine, but he should still stand trial
    To the editor: Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is featured on The Times' Op-Ed page as a hero and a whistle-blower, and some people think he will come to be honored for the fact that he disclosed classified information to several...
  • German government acknowledges 'shortcomings' at spy agency

    The German government acknowledged "shortcomings" at the country's foreign intelligence agency Thursday, following allegations that it may have helped the United States spy on Europeans. German weekly Der Spiegel reported on its website Thursday that the...
  • Defense chief's Stanford speech, decoded: More funding for Silicon Valley

    Defense chief's Stanford speech, decoded: More funding for Silicon Valley
    When Defense Secretary Ashton Carter asked Silicon Valley for help in a heavily publicized speech at Stanford University on Thursday morning, he didn't say what he'd offer in return. He didn't have to. Allusions to patriotism were made, of course, and...
  • Carter: Pentagon must do more to find insider cyber threats

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the Pentagon is still not where it needs to be in its ability to detect insider threats to its computer networks, nearly two years after former National Security Agency systems administrator Edward Snowden leaked...
  • Pentagon to launch cyberstrategy push in Silicon Valley

    Pentagon to launch cyberstrategy push in Silicon Valley
    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will unveil a new military cyberstrategy Thursday in the heart of Silicon Valley, reaching out to Facebook Inc. and other companies to help boost the nation's digital defenses. The two-day visit underscores a long-delayed...
  • New Pentagon cyber strategy to discuss nation's offensive capabilities

    New Pentagon cyber strategy to discuss nation's offensive capabilities
    Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter will lay out the military’s new strategy for fighting battles over computer networks Thursday, today, officials said, revealing what analysts say appears be a tougher, more offensive approach to cyber warfare....
  • Rand Paul on NSA: 'Our Founding Fathers would be mortified'

    Republican Sen. Rand Paul lashed out against the federal government's sweeping surveillance programs on Wednesday, staking an aggressive position on an issue already dividing the Republican presidential field. The libertarian-leaning Kentucky Republican,...