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Mark Zuckerberg Calls to Obama Regarding Internet Threat

Mark Zuckerberg Called Obama Regarding Spying, Asks Not to Threaten the Internet Mark Zuckerberg has made a series of complaints regarding confidentiality in a telephone conversation with President Obama. The NSA has to stop snooping says Zuckerberg.

Mar 14 2014, 11:34am CDT

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance This post excerpted from securitycurrent. In a live chat hosted by The Courage Foundation Edward Snowden called on the US to stop the mass collection of telephone records by the NSA, authorized under section 215 of...

Jan 24 2014, 5:50am CST

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

This is The Best Time To Launch A Cyberattack Let’s pretend that you’re a cyberterrorist, or if you prefer, a rogue agent working for a super-secret government intelligence program that develops cyberweapons. And let’s further imagine that you’ve developed a pretty...

Jan 23 2014, 2:02am CST

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has...

Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST

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Tech industry: Obama's NSA reforms 'insufficient' Tech industry group calls Obama's NSA speech 'thoughtful, but insufficient' SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Technology companies and industry groups took President Barack Obama's speech on U.S. surveillance as a step...

Jan 18 2014, 1:06pm CST

President Obama announces significant changes to NSA program

President Obama announces significant changes to NSA program President Obama: The reforms I'm proposing today should give the American people greater confidence that their rights are being protected.

Jan 17 2014, 8:31pm CST

NSA Reforms: A Step In The Right Direction Or PR Stunt?

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

Obama Calls For 'New Approach' On NSA Surveillance--Not 'New' Enough For Critics

Obama Calls For 'New Approach' On NSA Surveillance--Not 'New' Enough For Critics Six months after Edward Snowden began leaking the NSA’s secrets, President Obama has agreed that the way America spies needs to change. But when it comes to the degree of that change, the White House has a long way to...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST

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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

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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

IBM To Spend $1.2B For New Data Centers As Part Of Pre-2015 Spending Spree

IBM To Spend $1.2B For New Data Centers As Part Of Pre-2015 Spending Spree A week after announcing it was moving the Watson computer system to New York City as part of a new $1 billion business unit, IBM is squeezing in another major business deal before it reports its fourth quarter earnings...

Jan 17 2014, 12:11am CST

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For Obama, NSA review a quest for public trust For Obama, NSA review a quest to regain public trust in surveillance operations WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with Edward Snowden's first leaks about the government's sweeping surveillance apparatus, President...

Jan 16 2014, 3:46pm CST

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Report: NSA maps pathway into computers Report: NSA maps pathway into foreign computers using radio waves and covert chips WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21am CST

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Report: NSA maps pathway into computers Report: NSA maps pathway into foreign computers using radio waves and covert chips WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but...

Jan 14 2014, 10:26pm CST

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013

Top Ten Internet Law Developments of 2013 A look back at the Internet law highlights of 2013: #10: Copyright Defendants Get High-Stakes Wins. 2013 saw several copyright defendants win long-running litigation affairs–and potentially crack open new markets,...

Jan 9 2014, 11:46am CST

Whisper: How To Tell Secrets Without Revealing Yourself

Whisper: How To Tell Secrets Without Revealing Yourself A whisper, even the sound of the word, is somewhat whimsical. In a lowered tone, a voice says something softly, briefly. You can see this happening: One person tells another a certain little something, leaning in close...

Jan 8 2014, 11:31am CST

Jesse 'The Mind' Ventura: Snowden A Patriot, Hero

Jesse 'The Mind' Ventura: Snowden A Patriot, Hero Edward Snowden is a hero and a patriot says ex-Minnesota governor and wrestling star Jesse Ventura. Known in the wrestling ring back in the day as Jesse “The Body”, Ventura called himself Jesse “The Mind” when he joined...

Jan 7 2014, 11:36am CST

China's Relaxation Of Its One-Child Policy Is A Bright Spot From 2013

China's Relaxation Of Its One-Child Policy Is A Bright Spot From 2013 By Scott Beaulier As the year came to an end, there were plenty of things from 2013 to look back on and be pessimistic about. Edward Snowden’s revelations about the scale and scope of NSA spying, for example, were...

Jan 6 2014, 9:36pm CST

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Huawei phone is so big it can charge other phones New Huawei Ascend Mate2 phone is so big it can be used to charge other phones LAS VEGAS (AP) — Huawei, China's largest cellphone manufacturer, is releasing a phone that can be thought of as the inflight...

Jan 6 2014, 4:26pm CST

30 Under 30: The Top Young Lawyers, Policymakers And Power Players

30 Under 30: The Top Young Lawyers, Policymakers And Power Players It’s never easy for FORBES staffers to sniff out the 30 best and brightest Millennials making an impact on their fields. In law and public policy, where most people are barely out of law school by 30, let alone blazing...

Jan 6 2014, 6:56am CST

Cambridge's Head of Cryptography: I Would Abolish MI5

Cambridge's Head of Cryptography: I Would Abolish MI5 Privacy campaigner and Cambridge University’s Head of Cryptography Professor Ross J Anderson has suggested one way to begin stamping out the British state’s unaccountable involvement in the NSA spying scandal: end the...

Jan 3 2014, 9:36am CST

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9 Big Trends For 2014 (You Won't Believe What's #9) It’s 2014! This blog is about analyzing all the big trends that affect the world. So here are, in no particular order, and concerning most subject areas. I think #9 will surprise you. 1. Government versus The Internet...

Jan 3 2014, 6:26am CST

2013 -- Buck Naked on the Web

2013 -- Buck Naked on the Web In 2013, as our own individual emperors, we finally comprehended that we were buck naked on the Web and on our cell phones. Not that we didn’t suspect in 2011 and 2012 that our privacy was compromised — that we were a...

Dec 30 2013, 4:31pm CST

Report: NSA Intercepting Laptops Ordered Online, Installing Spyware

Report: NSA Intercepting Laptops Ordered Online, Installing Spyware With each new story we hear of the NSA’s spying program, things get a little bit crazier—a little more Hollywood, and a lot more galling. From planting agents in video games like World of Warcraft to a spy satellite...

Dec 29 2013, 11:56am CST

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ACA Website Security Worries? Trust Us; We're With The Government You’ve probably heard that President Obama signed up for Affordable Care Act (aka. ObamaCare) health care. Well, sort of. He won’t actually be using it because he already receives dandy federal government coverage, as...

Dec 29 2013, 8:06am CST

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So The NSA Only Collects Metadata? Not So Fast, It's Easy To Link That To People And Phone Numbers One of the defences of the NSA’s spying attempts data collection to improve the nation’s security has been that they’re only actually capturing the metadata. They’re not capturing the underlying identities of those...

Dec 27 2013, 12:46pm CST

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013

The Biggest Privacy Stories of 2013 Forget “twerking” and “selfies.” Dictionary.com dubbed “privacy” the word of the year in 2013. Here at The Not-So Private Parts, it feels a little like the unknown indie band we’ve been obsessed with for years just won...

Dec 23 2013, 8:26am CST

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The NSA Used To Be Trustworthy, Now, Not So Much Absurd as this may seem given the current revelations about how the NSA is spying on everyone all the time, but there was a time when the NSA was indeed entirely trustworthy. As an example let’s take this latest...

Dec 21 2013, 11:46am CST

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UN votes to protect privacy in digital age General Assembly approves resolution aimed at protecting privacy against unlawful surveillance UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at protecting the right...

Dec 20 2013, 8:37am CST

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Meizu to show off new smartphones at CES 2014 Chinese smartphone maker to enter US market with CES 2014 unveil

Dec 19 2013, 12:13pm CST

Obama urged to set limits on NSA surveillance program

Obama urged to set limits on NSA surveillance program A panel urges President Obama to change the NSA's process in mining phone metadata.

Dec 19 2013, 12:21am CST

NSA Used 1976 Robbery Case to Justify Spying

NSA Used 1976 Robbery Case to Justify Spying NSA has used the 1976 Baltimore robbery case to justify today's global government surveillance. Do this small-time 1976 robbery case really provide legal base for NSA spying?

Dec 18 2013, 7:27am CST

Judge rules NSA phone spying program 'unconstitutional'

Judge rules NSA phone spying program 'unconstitutional' A federal judge says that the National Security Agency's phone surveillance program is "almost Orwellian."

Dec 16 2013, 8:30pm CST

NSA Director Defends Spying Policy

NSA Director Defends Spying Policy The director of the NSA has defended his agency’s spying policy against the rants of the critics. According to General Keith Alexander, the collection of metadata is the only method of gaining access to the terrorists.

Dec 12 2013, 3:42am CST

NSA allegedly using Google cookies to track suspects

NSA allegedly using Google cookies to track suspects Who would have thought that Google's cookies, which have been the subject of numerous privacy debates, will be used by the NSA to zero in on suspects.

Dec 11 2013, 12:46am CST

NSA and GCHQ spied gaming communities to uncover terrorist plots

NSA and GCHQ spied gaming communities to uncover terrorist plots More than game avatars and characters, spies and terrorists are said to be hiding as pixels to discuss plans and recruit members.

Dec 10 2013, 2:20am CST

Internet Giants Jointly Urge Government to Reform Surveillance Policy

Internet Giants Jointly Urge Government to Reform Surveillance Policy About eight Internet giants jointly urged the US government to reform its surveillance policy. After Edward Snowden’s whistle blowing activities and the NSA/PRISM scandal, this is the least the Obama administration can do.

Dec 9 2013, 8:35am CST

Australia Shared its Citizens’ Private Data with its Allies

Australia Shared its Citizens’ Private Data with its Allies According to the latest leaks by NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden, the Land down Under is guilty of spying on its people too. The secret 2008 5-Eyes document reveals that Australia offered to share its citizens’ private online data with its allies. This has caused outrage among most Aussies

Dec 2 2013, 5:31am CST