More Surveillance Articles

  • Police officers' body cameras raise privacy concerns

    Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use.

  • Delicate balancing act for Obama in CIA-Senate row

    The public spat between President Obama's trusted CIA ally and a loyal senator has sharpened the focus on his complicated role in managing the terrorism-fighting programs he inherited.

  • 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.

  • The CIA reminds us who's boss

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a stalwart ally of the nation's intelligence agencies, says she is appalled to learn they have been spying on her committee, ignoring federal law and possibly trampling on the Constitution in a heavy-handed targeting of innocent people. Hey! Maybe now she knows how the...

  • Obama sidesteps CIA-Senate fight over spying allegation

    President Obama declined to take sides Wednesday in a simmering feud between the Central Intelligence Agency and the Senate over whether the agency spied on a congressional panel. “With respect to the issues that are going back and forth between the Senate committee and the CIA, [agency...

  • White House: CIA gave 'heads up' on complaint to DOJ

    The White House said that the Central Intelligence Agency gave a “heads up” that they were referring a dispute with the Senate over classified information to the Justice Department.

  • 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...

  • Dianne Feinstein denounces CIA spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein, R-Calif., "reluctantly" insisted that the Central Intelligence Agency had accessed computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee in a floor speech Tuesday.

  • Navy admiral relays concerns about NSA changes

    The Navy admiral nominated to be the next head of the troubled National Security Agency is expressing concerns about the U.S. government turning over the bulk collection of telephone data to an independent third party, saying it could result in higher costs and delays identifying potential threats.

  • Sometimes a 'willingness to steal' from the government is a good thing

    On Monday, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden beamed himself into a packed room at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, telling the crowd he broke the law to expose NSA spying because “the Constitution was being violated on a massive scale.” Snowden...

  • 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.”

  • US network to scan workers with secret clearances

    U.S. intelligence officials are planning a sweeping system of electronic monitoring that would tap into government, financial and other databases to scan the behavior of many of the 5 million federal employees with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.

  • CIA investigates whether officers spied on Senate

    The CIA inspector general is looking into the circumstances surrounding the committee's investigation into allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., told reporters.



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