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President Obama isn't allowed to get a new iPhone for Christmas

Dec 6, 2013
President Obama revealed this week that he isn't allowed to have an iPhone. The Secret Service makes him stick to a BlackBerry.
Posted In: Barack Obama, secret service, Blackberry, encryption
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What can Google do?

Sep 9, 2013
Google says it’s going to boost its encryption efforts to better safeguard our data. It can't promise to keep us totally secure, but the effort's worth plenty of PR points.
Posted In: encryption, data, Google
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NSA working to undermine the last ten years of encryption

Sep 9, 2013
New information about NSA surveillance activity emerges. Even encrypted data is vulnerable to its data mining.
Posted In: nsa, Edward Snowden, encryption, internet security
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Who's surveilling the surveillers?

Sep 6, 2013
Will the revelation that data encryption isn’t as secure as thought change the way businesses operate?
Posted In: nsa, Snowden, encryption
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Silent Circle's Phil Zimmermann on why it's shuttering its encrypted email service

Aug 9, 2013
Following Lavabit's lead, Silent Circle ends its encrypted email service so clients can avoid government scrutiny.
Posted In: online privacy, encryption, Edward Snowden
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ACLU files suit over NSA data collection, and is it possible to keep your personal data personal?

Jun 12, 2013
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government over its collection of phone data. And what can you do personally to protect your data?
Posted In: nsa, aclu, encryption, surveillance
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Encryption bug

Feb 15, 2012
This story is complex but it's also kind of end-of-the-world-y
Posted In: encryption, security
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Google encrypts searches

Oct 19, 2011
The company announced that, starting immediately, it will encrypt the searches that users conduct but only if the search originates from the main...
Posted In: encryption, Google, search engines, Tech Report

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