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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.

Jan 17, 2014
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US spy agency patents car seat for kids

Electronic eavesdropping is the National Security Agency's forte, but it seems it also has a special interest in children's car seats, Foreign Policy magazine reported Wednesday.

Jul 30, 2014
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Open Internet threats loom, study says

The future of an open Internet faces threats from government crackdowns, and "balkanization" resulting from growing concerns over broad electronic surveillance, a survey of experts showed Thursday.

Jul 03, 2014
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'Boyfriend Tracker' app raises stir in Brazil

Brazilians were outraged when they learned their country was a top target of the U.S. National Security Agency's overseas spying operation, with data from billions of calls and emails swept up in Washington's ...

Aug 22, 2013
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Rousseff wants Web servers to be housed in Brazil

(AP)—Brazil's president asked legislators on Thursday to urgently vote on a bill that would force foreign companies to store all data about their Brazilian clients on servers based in the country, a move ...

Sep 13, 2013
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'Surveillance minimization' needed to restore trust

Surveillance minimisation - where surveillance is the exception, not the rule - could help rebuild public trust following revelations about the collection of personal data, according to a law academic from the University ...

Jan 22, 2014
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