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Public Doubts Rise About Surveillance, Privacy On 12th Anniversary Of 9/11

A majority of Americans believe the U.S. government is doing a poor job of protecting privacy rights, according to a new poll…

09/10/2013

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Unclassified Docs Show Misuse Of Domestic Spying Program

Federal officials on Tuesday released previously classified documents showing misuse of a domestic spying program in 2009.

09/10/2013

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Larry Magid: Obama Calls For Outside Panel On Anti-Spying Technology

President Obama is restructuring national intelligence policies including restrictions in spying on Americans, but some companies have taken matters into their own hands.

08/13/2013

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NSA Sued In San Francisco Court Over Collecting Phone Records

Nineteen organizations ranging from a church to gun rights groups sued the National Security Agency in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to challenge the mass collection of their telephone records.

07/17/2013

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Discloses Number Of U.S. Government Data Requests

Yahoo is the latest company to disclose how many requests for user data it has received from U.S. government agencies, putting the number between 12,000 and 13,000 in the six months that ended on May 31.

06/18/2013

Apple headquarters in Cupertino.

Apple Details Government Requests For Data

Apple says it received between 4,000 and 5,000 requests from U.S. law enforcement for customer data for the six months ended in May.

06/17/2013

Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Feinstein Says NSA May Release Some Details Of Surveillance Program

The National Security Agency may soon reveal more details of its secret surveillance program following word from tech giants about the number of user data requests by the government, according to the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

06/17/2013

Facebook

Facebook Allowed To Reveal More On User Surveillance

Facebook’s top attorney says after a week of negotiations with national security officials, the company is allowed to make new revelations about government orders for user data.

06/14/2013

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Google, Facebook, Others Deny Giving Gov’t Broad Access To Data

Google CEO Larry Page and Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg are denying reports that depict two of the Internet’s most influential companies as willing participants in a secret government program that gives the National Security Agency unfettered access to email and other personal information transmitted on various online services.

06/07/2013

The Verizon version of the Apple iPhone. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Reported Gov’t Seizure Of Verizon Records Stuns Bay Area Privacy Advocates

Privacy advocates in the Bay Area expressed outrage over a report Wednesday that the National Security Agency is collecting the telephone records of millions of U.S. customers of Verizon under a top secret court order.

06/06/2013

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