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Marketplace Tech for Monday, September 9, 2013
Sep 9, 2013

Marketplace Tech for Monday, September 9, 2013

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We've now learned that the NSA was not only conducting surveillance but also working to undermine the last ten years of encryption online. Documents leaked by Edward Snowden last week suggest the U.S. Government agency has been using both supercomputers and influence with Internet companies to take aim at the tools we use to keep our data private. Whether you're Google or a company that builds encryption tools, you're vulnerable to the NSA.

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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.

Verizon and FCC set to battle over net neutrality

Sep 9, 2013
The case could impact our broadband Internet access.

We’ve now learned that the NSA was not only conducting surveillance but also working to undermine the last ten years of encryption online. Documents leaked by Edward Snowden last week suggest the U.S. Government agency has been using both supercomputers and influence with Internet companies to take aim at the tools we use to keep our data private. Whether you’re Google or a company that builds encryption tools, you’re vulnerable to the NSA.

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