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Snowden chill: Aftershocks hit Silicon Valley

Aug 9, 2013
Two encryption email providers -- one of which Edward Snowden supposedly used -- are reportedly closing up shop.
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Encryption works? Microsoft helps NSA break through its own data protections

Jul 15, 2013
New documents, leaked by Edward Snowden and reported in The Guardian newspaper, show how the NSA got Microsoft to circumvent its own encryption to intercept Outlook and Skype communications.
Posted In: NSA leaks, nsa, Edward Snowden, Microsoft, PRISM

Defcon hacking conference disinvites government agencies

Jul 11, 2013
Revelations about secret government surveillance may have a chilling effect on the government's ability to recruit talented computer coders and hackers.
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The economics of Edward Snowden's asylum countries

Jul 11, 2013
Edward Snowden is likely headed to Latin America, where several countries have offered him asylum. What is the economic situation in each of these countries?
Posted In: nsa, PRISM, Edward Snowden, surveillance, Latin America

EU to U.S.: Stop bugging us

Jul 1, 2013
A multi-billion dollar free trade deal between the U.S. and Europe could be in jeopardy following the latest U.S. spying revelations.
Posted In: surveillance, nsa, PRISM, Europe

Encryption apps enter the mainstream

Jul 1, 2013
For the most part, strong encryption technology of our e-mails, texts, and phone calls has been the domain of the powerful and the paranoid. But that's starting to change.
Posted In: surveillance, nsa, PRISM, privacy, online privacy

Apple goes public with government data requests

Jun 17, 2013
Apple says it has had between 4,000 and 5,000 government requests for user data from December of 2012 through last month.
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Silicon Valley feels the surveillance heat

Jun 14, 2013
Revelations that some tech companies have been turning over our data to the government -- however reluctantly -- has put Silicon Valley under a microscope.
Posted In: PRISM, Silicon Valley

NSA news has some Americans changing their tech habits

Jun 14, 2013
Revelations about NSA collection of phone and online data has caused some Americans to change their habits. An example? A jump in the use of search engines that promise more privacy.
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Beijing reacts to allegations the NSA is hacking China

Jun 13, 2013
Allegations that Hong Kong and China were among tens of thousands of targeted networks by the NSA have generated a big reaction in Beijing and among China's state-run media.
Posted In: China, nsa, Edward Snowden, PRISM

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