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British intelligence spied on Yahoo video chats

Feb 28, 2014
Still images ran through facial recognition software developed by the U.S.
Posted In: data, surveillance, Edward Snowden, Yahoo, chat rooms, privacy, user privacy, technology
Civil liberties activists hold a rally protesting surveillance of U.S. citizens by the National Security Agency Jan. 17 at the Justice Department in Washington.

Can redditors influence lawmakers?

Feb 11, 2014
Internet companies work to influence Congress... again.
Posted In: reddit, Internet, nsa, surveillance

President Obama scales back NSA surveillance

Jan 17, 2014
In a speech today, President Obama spoke about changes to the NSA's programs. He called for an end to the NSA holding on to call data and aimed to find a balance.
Posted In: nsa, surveillance, spying

Why does the NSA spy?

Jan 15, 2014
The National Security Agency says it never shares intelligence with US businesses. Or does it?
Posted In: nsa, spying, surveillance

This is not your grandfather's tin foil hat...

Jan 15, 2014
An accessory that actually works to ward off neuroimaging surveillance.
Posted In: tin foil hat, aliens, brain scans, surveillance, Futurama, Signs

NSA phone data mining is likely unconstitutional

Dec 16, 2013
A federal judge ruled against domestic phone data-mining.
Posted In: nsa, spying, surveillance

A proposal to limit government spying written by tech companies

Dec 9, 2013
Eight large tech companies sent a letter to the Obama administration requesting the government put new limits on its surveillance practices.
Posted In: surveillance, NSA leaks

NSA gathers 5 billion phone records a day

Dec 5, 2013
The National Security Agency is collecting almost 5 billion cellphone records daily from around the world, meaning the NSA is tracking individuals movements in ways previously unknown.
Posted In: NSA leaks, nsa, surveillance, Edward Snowden

Adam Savage of 'MythBusters' on technology, skepticism, and his 'happiness machine'

Nov 20, 2013
The "MythBusters" co-host talks to Marketplace Tech.
Posted In: surveillance, technology

Your employer may know you're reading this

Nov 14, 2013
Companies are closely watching employees -- tracking everything from smartphones to big-rigs.
Posted In: workplace, surveillance

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