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Nobody cares about Snowden and the NSA anymore

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By late summer, Google user interest in news stories about Edward Snowden and the National Security Agency fell below pre-scandal interest levels, according to a Daily Caller analysis of Google Trends.

IRS using Google Maps to spy on taxpayers

10:26 AM 12/07/2013

Agents from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are using Google Maps as part of their tool kit to audit taxpayers and organizations, The Daily Caller has learned.

Guess what?! NSA is tracking cell phone location data

6:53 PM 12/04/2013

Things certainly just got much more awkward for the National Security Agency.

Now humans and robots can bang using the Internet [VIDEO, NSFW]

7:17 PM 11/20/2013

The future is here, and it is weird. Not only are we surrounded by cameras and sensors that turn the world into a 24/7 reality show, but now humans can have sex with each other and with robots over the Internet.

YouTube goes down, everyone loses their minds

6:39 PM 11/18/2013

The Internet put its faith in a team of "highly trained monkeys" to fix YouTube when users were unable to access  the site's content late Monday afternoon.

Supreme Court sides with feds on NSA spying

5:04 PM 11/18/2013

The Supreme Court rejected a challenge launched by privacy advocates against the National Security Agency's phone spying program, The New York Times reports.

Report: CIA bulk collecting international financial data

8:45 AM 11/15/2013

The Central Intelligence Agency is collecting bulk records on international financial transactions under the same law empowering the National Security Agency to bulk collect the phone and Internet records of Americans, The New York Times reports.

HealthCare.gov hacker tool distributed via Facebook posts

10:09 PM 11/13/2013

A rudimentary hacker tool designed to crash HealthCare.gov was distributed through various online channels, including Facebook.

DHS has a month to release ‘Internet kill switch’ plans

6:37 PM 11/13/2013

A federal court ruled on Tuesday that the Department of Homeland Security has 30 days to disclose its plans for an "Internet kill switch," The Washington Free Beacon reports.

CMS unveils another healthcare-related website

12:49 AM 11/13/2013

The agency in charge of the Healthcare.gov debacle announced on Tuesday that it has rolled out yet another healthcare-related website.

WSJ: Fewer than 50,000 Obamacare enrollments

4:06 PM 11/12/2013

Fewer than 50,000 people successfully enrolled in a private health insurance plan through Healthcare.gov since Oct. 1, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Report: HealthCare.gov project manager unaware of security risks

2:17 PM 11/12/2013

The project manager overseeing HealthCare.gov was unaware of an internal government memo warning of a "limitless" cybersecurity risk to the site, according to a CBS News report.

Stuxnet virus infected the International Space Station

1:48 AM 11/12/2013

The infamous computer virus, Stuxnet, has found its way onto the International Space Station, thanks to unwitting Russian cosmonauts.

Frmr Sec. Commerce: NSA scandal is a cloud hanging over U.S. businesses

12:39 AM 11/10/2013

The National Security Agency's mass surveillance scandal could endanger the intellectual property rights of U.S. businesses abroad, a former Bush Administration cabinet official told a Washington audience Friday.

Don’t get crushed by the falling van-sized satellite on Sunday night

12:34 AM 11/10/2013

It turns out that the sky really is sort of falling.

Mother of imprisoned Anonymous activist on probation for hiding laptops from FBI

3:40 PM 11/08/2013

The mother of imprisoned writer and activist Barrett Brown was placed on probation for her role in hiding her son's laptops from the FBI.

FAA drone roadmap says test sites will inform privacy dialogue

11:24 PM 11/07/2013

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced on Thursday that the states and local agencies overseeing its six drone test sites must publish and allow the public to comment on  their privacy policies.

Twitter valued at $31 billion after first day on stock market

6:59 PM 11/07/2013

Popular microblogging platform Twitter ended its first day on the New York Stock Exchange Thursday energized by optimistic investors looking to get in on a piece of the action.

Zuckerberg’s lobby group unveils illegal immigrants to compete in hackathon

12:56 AM 11/07/2013

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's lobby group FWD.us showcased on Tuesday the illegal immigrants who will be participating in the organization's pro-amnesty hackathon later in the month.