News tagged with surveillance programs

Proposed spy phone record shift draws resistance

Telephone companies are quietly balking at the idea of changing how they collect and store Americans' phone records to help the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. They are worried about their exposure to lawsuits ...

dateJan 14, 2014 in Telecom
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Growing backlash to government surveillance

From Silicon Valley to the South Pacific, counterattacks to revelations of widespread National Security Agency surveillance are taking shape, from a surge of new encrypted email programs to technology that sprinkles the Internet ...

dateOct 13, 2013 in Internet
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Close ties between White House, NSA spying review

Stung by public unease about new details of spying by the National Security Agency, President Barack Obama selected a panel of advisers he described as independent experts to scrutinize the NSA's surveillance programs to ...

dateSep 22, 2013 in Internet
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