More NSA Articles

  • The security vs. privacy debate is already over, and privacy lost

    When Edward Snowden leaked massive troves of information about the National Security Agency's collection of electronic information, he started a debate over the tradeoffs between security and privacy. At least that's how President Obama framed it, arguing, “we have to make some important...

  • Edward Snowden: U.S. government is 'setting fire' to the Internet

    National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on Monday said the U.S. government is “setting fire to the future of the Internet" and encouraged tech enthusiasts at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, to fight back, calling them “firefighters.”

  • Edward Snowden: NSA is 'setting fire to the future of the Internet'

    Edward Snowden, the man who leaked the National Security Agency data collection programs, said Monday the act of mass surveillance is “setting fire to the future of the Internet.”

  • Rand Paul: GOP has 'real opportunity' to attract youth voters

    Sen. Rand Paul says his Republican Party is posed to attract more youth voters, a demographic the GOP has struggled to make inroads with in recent presidential elections. The Kentucky lawmaker told "Fox News Sunday" that while President Obama won the youth vote by a 3-to-1 ratio, young...

  • 'Stingray' device tracks cell phones, allows eavesdropping on calls, prompts civil liberties worries

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The National Security Agency apparently isn't the only government agency engaged in domestic spying. Some local law enforcement agencies are playing the role of Big Brother, too, but to what extent is still unknown. Recent court documents reveal a troubling cell phone...

  • Would conservative purity on civil liberties erode under a GOP president?

    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., electrified the audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference with a defense of civil liberties and an attack on what he argued was excessive surveillance by the National Security Agency. Though most conservatives defended aggressive surveillance policies when...

  • VIDEO: Rand Paul tells NSA cell phone is 'none of their damn business'

    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. who drew the biggest crowd of the day, bashed the National Security Agency — a sentiment that was met with a standing ovation.

  • Rand Paul to NSA: Cell phones are 'none of your damn business'

    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., opened his CPAC speech by putting Republicans on notice that they need to shift toward the libertarian movement or lose the support of libertarian voters.

  • Telecoms push back on proposed NSA plan

    When Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants united in outrage last summer over the National Security Agency's unfettered spying, telecommunications giants such as AT&T, Verizon and Sprint — whose customers are also the targets of secret government spying — remained noticeably mum.

From the Weekly Standard