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Could retail tracking lead to customer discrimination?

Jul 19, 2013
Retail stores have moved beyond Internet cookies to physical tracking, what's the big deal?
Posted In: Retail, surveillance, big data, web tracking
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ACLU warns of license plate tracking

Jul 19, 2013
The American Civil Liberties Union says it has found another instance of Americans being tracked by the government. Not online, but on the road through license plate tracking.
Posted In: aclu, surveillance, NSA leaks
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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
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Tracking my package: A whole new meaning

Jul 3, 2013
All police have to do is ask, and the post office will tell them what kind of mail you've been receiving.
Posted In: post office, U.S. Postal Service, surveillance
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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
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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
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What's the point of a drone debate if the FBI already uses them?

Jun 20, 2013
FBI Director Robert Mueller says the FBI uses drones domestically, though rarely. He is calling for more discussion on drone use, while the FBI proceeds.
Posted In: drones, FBI, surveillance
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Google warns of Iranian government spy campaign

Jun 14, 2013
Google says it has found evidence the Iranian government is spying on its citizens. The tech giant suspects the Iranian government is trying to head off any political unrest by looking at citizens' email correspondence.
Posted In: Iran, election, surveillance, Google
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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.
Posted In: nsa, surveillance, PRISM
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Obama administration convinced EU leaders to drop spying measure: Report

Jun 13, 2013
The Obama Administration successfully lobbied the EU to do away with a proposed data privacy measure, according to a report in the Financial Times. The exclusion would make it easier for the U.S. to spy on EU citizens.
Posted In: privacy, Europe, surveillance, Obama

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