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US NSA spy agency halts controversial email sweep

The National Security Agency announced Friday it would end its controversial practice of sweeping up any email or text message an American exchanges with someone overseas that makes reference to a real target of NSA surveillance.

dateApr 29, 2017 in Security
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GOP hopefuls overstating on NSA phone records

In the wake of the California shootings, Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and Lindsey Graham are complaining that U.S. intelligence agencies have lost their authority to collect phone ...

dateDec 08, 2015 in Security
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US ends bulk collection of phone data

The US government has halted its controversial program to collect vast troves of information from Americans' phone calls, a move prompted by the revelations of former intelligence analyst Edward Snowden.

dateNov 30, 2015 in Security
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WikiLeaks says NSA spied on French business

WikiLeaks has released documents that it says show that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on France's top finance officials and high-stakes French export bids over a decade in what the group called targeted economic ...

dateJun 29, 2015 in Internet
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