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  • Review: 'Citizenfour'

    Review: 'Citizenfour'
    A cool, steady stream of anxiety, Laura Poitras' documentary "Citizenfour" draws from the visual language and buggy paranoia of the best-known 1970s political thrillers: "The Conversation," "The Parallax View," "Three Days of the Condor," "All the President's Men." Each of the cities filmed in "Citizenfour" gets its own quiet yet sinister establishing shot, so that Rio de Janeiro, Hong Kong and London each look like twinkly beehives of undisclosed activity.
  • Austrian data activist's suit against Facebook gets 25,000 plaintiffs

    Austrian data activist's suit against Facebook gets 25,000 plaintiffs
    VIENNA (Reuters) - Data protection activists challenging Facebook in a Vienna court said on Wednesday they had closed the list of plaintiffs after 25,000 people joined a campaign alleging that the social media giant had violated users' privacy. "We hoped...

    U.S. threatened Yahoo with big fines for not divulging user data

    The federal government once threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day for not complying with a national security-related request to hand over user data, the company said Thursday. The announcement, which was first reported by the Washington Post, comes as...

    Obama to seek only modest reforms in government surveillance

    Obama to seek only modest reforms in government surveillance
    WASHINGTON — President Obama plans to announce new guidelines for government surveillance operations but will not end or order strict limits on the most controversial domestic programs exposed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward...

    Use of overseas NSA wiretaps in domestic criminal cases facing legal challenges

    WASHINGTON — When federal prosecutors charged Colorado resident Jamshid Muhtorov in 2012 with providing support to a terrorist organization in his native Uzbekistan, court records suggested the FBI had secretly tapped his phones and read his emails....