NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt? The complexity of privacy discussions in a hyper-connected world of free services was made clear this morning.
In a speech that was high on rhetoric but short on details (which will be made clear in sixty days),...
Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST
Questions and answers about Obama's new NSA rules Questions and answers about Obama's plan to rein in NSA snooping on phone records and emails
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ordering changes to spy programs that sweep up Americans' phone...
Jan 17 2014, 12:21pm CST
AP Source: NSA phone data control may come to end AP Source: President Barack Obama to call for ending NSA's control of Americans' phone data
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday will call for ending the government's control of phone data...
Jan 17 2014, 6:21am CST
Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to endorse changes to the way the government collects...
Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST
Technology? Some justices want to keep distance Supreme Court justices wary of bold action by judges weighing new technology, privacy issues
WASHINGTON (AP) — At the Supreme Court, technology can be regarded as a necessary evil, and sometimes not even...
Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST
GCHQ Also Involved in Mass Surveillance with Many EU Agencies UK spy agency GCHQ also worked with several European nations for spying on Internet traffic. NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden in some documents that were leaked recently showed that Britain, Sweden, France, Germany and Spain were the European countries that were responsible for tapping confidential stuff on the Internet.
Nov 2 2013, 8:54am CDT
NSA Washington March is for 'Stop Watching Us' The NSA Washington march against mass surveillance was started by Capitol reflection pool on Saturday. Thousands of people gathered with placards saying 'Stop Watching Us'.
Oct 27 2013, 4:07am CDT
British Agency Is Behind Belgacom Hacking According to the latest leaks by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, the British agency (GCHQ) was behind the hacking of Belgacom, Belgium’s biggest telecommunications firm. Instead of the Americans it was the British who were to blame this time around.
Sep 20 2013, 7:03am CDT
NSA Analysts Abused Their Surveillance Powers After probing into matters having to do with the NSA’s spying powers, it was found that the some NSA analysts had time after time abused their prerogative. More snooping around had taken place than was necessary.
Aug 24 2013, 6:24am CDT
AT&T Updated Emergency Alert System Added to iPhone 5 and 4S Being the #2 wireless telephone network in the United States, AT&T is all ready to upgrade some new software on the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S. This emergency alert system will keep customers updated regarding various official warnings and precautions from the government.
Jun 15 2013, 7:50am CDT
T-Mobile and Verizon Data Not Directly Accessed by NSA Two of the phone companies, namely T-Mobile and Verizon, have been let off the hook from any surveillance by the NSA. The reason is that they are partially owned by foreign interests. That saved them from being hounded by the NSA.
Jun 15 2013, 3:53am CDT
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