News tagged with national intelligence

Some in NSA warned of a backlash

Current and former intelligence officials say dissenters within the National Security Agency warned in 2009 that secretly collecting American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would ...

dateNov 20, 2014 in Security
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National security vs. online privacy

One method for safeguarding online anonymity is Tor, "the onion router", whose name comes from its method of adding and stripping away encryption layer by layer as messages pass from one node to another in the network en ...

dateNov 07, 2014 in Security
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Cameron: UK public has shrugged off NSA leaks

Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday he believes the British public has largely shrugged off the espionage disclosures of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, telling lawmakers that people seem ...

dateJan 30, 2014 in Security
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NSA phone data control may come to end

A senior administration official says President Barack Obama will call for stripping the National Security Agency's ability to store phone data from millions of Americans.

dateJan 17, 2014 in Internet
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Ex-CIA boss: Telecoms should store metadata, not NSA

Telephone "metadata" controversially scooped up by a US intelligence agency should not be destroyed but stored by private telecom giants, a former CIA chief said Tuesday days before President Barack Obama announces new reforms.

dateJan 14, 2014 in Internet
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