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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

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Oracle’s Ellison Calls NSA Surveillance ‘Absolutely Essential’ For U.S. Security

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said the National Security Agency’s surveillance program is “absolutely essential” in the war against terrorism.

08/13/2013

Diana Hicks, Keyboard

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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Couple Says Feds Came Knocking After Google Search For Pressure Cooker

It’s something you probably do a dozen times a day — jump on your computer and enter a search into Google – but one Long Island couple did just that, and then heard a knock on the door from police, reports CBS New York.

08/02/2013

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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

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San Francisco Judge Allows NSA Surveillance Lawsuit To Proceed

A federal judge in San Francisco on Monday kept alive a five-year-old lawsuit in which several citizens claim the U.S. National Security Agency conducts unconstitutional “dragnet surveillance” of Americans’ communications.

07/09/2013

A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Google Challenges Government Gag Order On Internet Surveillance Program

Google petitioned the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Tuesday for permission to explain to the public exactly how often the company has been asked to provide users’ data for the purpose of national security.

06/19/2013

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

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