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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • One dead, two wounded after intruders enter National Security Agency, officials say

    One dead, two wounded after intruders enter National Security Agency, officials say
    A trip that began in Baltimore ended Monday morning with two men dressed as women in a stolen SUV careening toward the entrance to National Security Agency headquarters, where police opened fire, killing one and wounding the other. Officials said an NSA...
  • A wrong turn at the NSA can bring trouble

    A wrong turn at the NSA can bring trouble
    Andy Leimer, dazzled by the sun as he made his way south on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway one day this year, made a wrong turn into the restricted campus of the National Security Agency. The Hanover man explained his mistake to an NSA Police...
  • 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...
  • Bust of Edward Snowden to be removed from NYC park

    Bust of Edward Snowden to be removed from NYC park
    Suddenly, in the middle of the New York night, Edward Snowden's face appeared — deep in a public park. A 4-foot-high, 100-pound sculpted bust of the whistleblower now exiled in Russia was sneaked into Brooklyn's Fort Greene Park on Monday before...
  • Man accused in shootings says voices told him to do it

    Man accused in shootings says voices told him to do it
    A 35-year-old accused in a string of random shootings in the Baltimore-Washington region told police he was "hearing voices" that told him to do it, court records released Thursday show. Hong Young was arrested Tuesday night near Arundel Mills mall,...
  • NSA exit has history of wrong turns

    Monday's deadly confrontation at the employees-only entrance to the National Security Agency on Fort George G. Meade was not the first time it's been the scene of an unexpected encounter. One of the first may have taken place shortly after the exit from...
  • Driver killed at NSA had history of robbery, prostitution

    Driver killed at NSA had history of robbery, prostitution
    Federal authorities on Tuesday identified the driver killed while trying to ram a stolen SUV through a security checkpoint at the National Security Agency headquarters as a Baltimore resident with a criminal history for robbery and prostitution. The FBI...
  • FBI identifies man killed in NSA shooting

    FBI identifies man killed in NSA shooting
    Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and checked into a motel, police said Tuesday. The FBI said the...