By Charles Hoskinson | 12/06/13 02:29 PM
The United States late Thursday launched a new spy satellite into space with a logo that's making people concerned about recent reports of National Security Agency monitoring even more uncomfortable.
12/04/13 07:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. The NSA inadvertently gathers the location records of "tens of millions of Americans...
By Ashe Schow | 12/04/13 12:20 PM
A bill designed to curb the National Security Agency spy programs -- similar to the amendment pushed by Rep. Justin Amash over the summer -- is picking up bipartisan steam.
12/03/13 08:49 AM
Bluffdale agreed to sell water to the National Security Agency at a rate below its own guidelines and the Utah average in order to secure the contract and spur economic development in the town, according to records and interviews. The deal could mean savings of hundreds of thousands of dollars a...
11/27/13 01:31 PM
(www.theatlantic.com) Congress was surprised to find that a federal intelligence agency they'd scarcely heard of was bigger and more powerful than one that they'd created.
11/27/13 12:59 PM
Microsoft is moving toward a major new effort to encrypt its Internet traffic amid fears that the National Security Agency may have broken into its global communications links, said people familiar with the emerging plans. Suspicions at Microsoft, while building for several months, sharpened in...
11/27/13 12:58 PM
(www.huffingtonpost.com) WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency has been gathering records of online sexual activity and evidence of visits to pornographic websites as part of a proposed plan to harm the reputations of those whom the agency believes are radicalizing others through incendiary...
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 11:12 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government's interpretation of its authority under the Patriot Act is so broad that it could justify mass collection of financial, health and even library records of innocent Americans without their knowledge, a civil liberties lawyer warned Friday at a hearing on a...
By Mark Tapscott | 11/22/13 04:20 PM
Those Metrobus ads scheduled to appear on Washington, D.C., buses next week are backed by a couple of somewhat shadowy groups. The group officially behind the ads, which thank former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for leaking official documents, is the Partnership for Civil...
By Eric Boehm | 11/20/13 04:59 PM
Lily Haskell was arrested while attending a peace rally in San Francisco in March 2009. Police took her fingerprints and swabbed the inside of her cheek to collect a sample of Haskell's DNA, which was entered into a state database and shared with a federal database run by the Federal Bureau of...
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