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  • Obama 'confident' NSA changes will safeguard privacy, security

    President Obama on Tuesday said he was “confident” changes to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone metadata would both address privacy concerns and keep the nation safe from terror attacks. “Overall, I'm confident that it allows us to do what is necessary in order to...

  • Report: Obama to call for ending NSA storage of phone metadata

    President Obama is preparing to unveil a proposal to end the National Security Agency's collection and storage of bulk phone metadata, according to a report.

  • Did Edward Snowden help Russia evade US intelligence?

    It seems that Russia was able to evade U.S. surveillance techniques during its attacks on Ukraine. But was it National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden that allowed Russia to attack Ukraine without the U.S. knowing it was coming? An article in Monday's Wall Street Journal about the...

  • China demands answers from US over spying claims

    China said Monday it was demanding an explanation from Washington over allegations U.S. intelligence agencies hacked into the email servers of Chinese tech giant Huawei and targeted top Chinese officials and government institutions.

  • Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to attend White House meeting with tech CEOs

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be one of the tech industry leaders meeting with President Obama at the White House on Friday. Obama is hosting Silicon Valley executives to “continue his dialogue with them on privacy, technology and intelligence,” White House press secretary Jay Carney...

  • France's Sarkozy denounces tapping of his phones

    PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is comparing investigators who tapped his phones during a campaign funding probe to the secret police in the old East Germany. Conservative Sarkozy spoke out publicly about the phone-tapping for the first time in an essay in Friday's Le...

  • German lawmakers plan investigation into US spying

    BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have agreed to launch an inquiry into surveillance conducted by the U.S. National Security Agency and other foreign intelligence services, including the tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone. Merkel's governing coalition and opposition lawmakers both...

  • Rand Paul hopes NSA spying will top gay marriage for young voters

    Sen. Rand Paul hopes that his opposition to National Security Agency spying will allow him to unite conservative voters skeptical of President Obama and young voters who have trended Democratic in the last two presidential elections -- and he's got a speech that was well-received both at the...

  • David Axelrod knows 'dystopia' because he helped create one

    Former Obama adviser David Axelrod wants you to know he's smarter than you because he knows what "dystopia" means and you don't.

  • David Axelrod wants Rand Paul to stop using big words

    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., needs to stop using big words that "most Americans" don't understand, suggests David Axelrod, President Obama's old campaign strategist.

  • NSA collects all phone calls in a foreign country

    The National Security Agency has been recording all of a foreign country's phone calls, then listening to the conversations up to a month later, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

  • US government ceding control of key Internet body

    The U.S. government is relinquishing its control of the Internet's address system in a shift that may raise questions about the future direction of online innovation and communications.

  • Mark Zuckerberg called Obama to express 'frustration' over NSA

    “I've called President Obama to express my frustration over the damage the government is creating for all of our future. Unfortunately, it seems like it will take a very long time for true full reform,” said Zuckerberg in a blog post on his Facebook page.

  • NSA nominee Michael Rogers tells senators U.S. intelligence operations will be more open

    The president's nominee to head the National Security Agency told the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday that he would add transparency to the country's intelligence operations, expressing openness about delivering speeches about the agency's mission and working with Congress to enact new...

  • Edward Snowden suggests Dianne Feinstein is a hypocrite over CIA spying

    Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked the agency's data collection programs, suggested Tuesday that Sen. Dianne Feinstein was a hypocrite for suddenly being concerned that the CIA was spying on members of Congress.

From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...