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Secrets Become History: Edward Snowden on Film as Citizenfour

“I remember what the Internet was like before it was being watched.” Continue reading

Whisper CTO Says Tracking “Anonymous” Users Not a Big Deal, Really

Says Guardian article was “laughable,” then gets schooled by Moxie Marlinspike. Continue reading

FBI Director to Citizens: Let Us Spy on You

Encryption will “lead all of us to a very dark place,” FBI director says. Continue reading

Debate: Does Mass Phone Data Collection Violate The 4th Amendment?

In the latest Intelligence Squared debate, John Yoo and other legal scholars faced off over the constitutionality of the National Security Agency’s phone surveillance program. Continue reading

When does an app need regulating?

Should you be worried about health apps? Continue reading

NSA May Have Undercover Operatives in Foreign Companies

NSA May Have Undercover Operatives in Foreign Companies

As a much-anticipated documentary about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden premiers in New York this evening, new revelations are being published simultaneously that expose more information about the NSA’s work to compromise computer networks and devices. Newly-brought-to-light documents leaked by Snowden discuss operations by the NSA working inside China, Germany and South Korea to help physically […]

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NSA Mind-Bender: We Won’t Tell You What Info We Already Leaked to the Media

NSA Mind-Bender: We Won’t Tell You What Info We Already Leaked to the Media

Once those leaks are made to the media and published, why shouldn’t the public also be able to know when the information came from an authorized source or an unauthorized one?

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US Spy Programs May Break the Internet if Not Reformed, Google Leader Says

You own your data. And the government needs to start respecting that. The post US Spy Programs May Break the Internet if Not Reformed, Google Leader Says appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Apple Says iOS Encryption Protects Privacy; FBI Raises Crime Fears

Apple says its new operating system for the iPhone features encryption so secure that not even Apple has the key to it. But the FBI warns that the software could limit its ability to fight crime. Continue reading

Apple’s iPhone Encryption Is a Godsend, Even if Cops Hate It

Apple’s iPhone Encryption Is a Godsend, Even if Cops Hate It

It took the upheaval of the Edward Snowden revelations to make clear to everyone that we need protection from snooping, governmental and otherwise. Snowden illustrated the capabilities of determined spies, and said what security experts have preached for years: Strong encryption of our data is a basic necessity, not a luxury.

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Twitter Sues the Government for Violating Its First Amendment Rights

Twitter Sues the Government for Violating Its First Amendment Rights

Twitter just sued the federal government over restrictions the government places on how much the company can disclose about surveillance requests it receives. For months, Twitter has tried to negotiate with the government to expand the kind of information that it and other companies are allowed to disclose. But it failed. Today, Twitter asserts in […]

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Maker of StealthGenie, an app used for spying, is indicted in Virginia- 29 September 2014

29 September 2014- The Washington Post Maker of StealthGenie, an app used for spying, is indicted in Virginia

Hong Kong Protesters Flock to Off-Grid Messaging App- 29 September 2014

29 September 2014- The New York Times Hong Kong Protesters Flock to Off-Grid Messaging App

For Car Buyers, the Repo Man is Just a Click Away- 25 September 2014

25 September 2014- Popular Science For Car Buyers, The Repo Man Is Just A Click Away

FBI boss: Apple’s iPhone, iPad Encryption Puts People ‘Above the Law’- 25 September 2014

25 September 2014- The Register FBI boss: Apple’s iPhone, iPad encryption puts people ‘Above the Law’

A Deep Web Service Will Leak Your Documents If the Government Murders You- 22 September 2014

22 September 2014 A Deep Web Service Will Leak Your Documents If the Government Murders You

TOR Users Become FBI’s No.1 Hacking Target After Legal Power Grab- 19 September 2014

19 September 2014- The Register TOR users become FBI’s No.1 hacking target after legal power grab

Air Force Funds Pocket-sized Drone for Surveilling Tight Spaces- 17 September 2014

17 September 2014- Ars Technica Air Force funds pocket-sized drone for surveilling tight spaces

Why Google Is Hurrying the Web to Kill SHA-1- 7 September 2014

7 September 2014- Eric Mill’s Blog Why Google is Hurrying the Web to Kill SHA-1

​​FBI Says it Located the Silk Road by Exploiting an Error with the Server’s Login page- 6 September 2014

6 September 2014- Engadget ​FBI says it located the Silk Road by exploiting an error with the server’s login page