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Why does the NSA spy?

Jan 15, 2014
The National Security Agency says it never shares intelligence with US businesses. Or does it?

NSA phone data mining is likely unconstitutional

Dec 16, 2013
A federal judge ruled against domestic phone data-mining.

Major tech companies want government to ease up on the spying

Dec 9, 2013
Eight major tech companies have rallied against the NSA’s spying efforts in an openly published letter.

NSA director responds to MUSCULAR story: 'We go through a court order'

Oct 31, 2013
The NSA says they haven't done anything illegal. But one cyber security expert finds that claim dubious.

Europe angry about spying -- but enough to jeopardize a trade pact?

Jul 1, 2013
Recent revelations about the U.S. bugging European embassies have left some EU lawmakers furious -- apparently. But some argue that eavesdropping is ubiquitous and say that all will be forgotten in the cause of free trade.

Mozilla accuses governments of spying through its software

May 7, 2013
What happens when the government uses a non-profit as a cloak for surveillance?

The many uses of robot snakes

Mar 27, 2013
A robot snake -- just like the name suggests -- is a long, segmented metal rig. When you toss it, it automatically wraps around whatever it hits.

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Can spying on workers be a good thing?

Apr 30, 2012
Do you work harder when someone is watching you? A company called Arrowsight that thinks you do. It's helping other companies install cameras in the workplace to make sure employees are doing their jobs correctly.