FISA Court Orders Government To Release Opinion Justifying Bulk Phone Data Collection

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Alexander speaks alongside Inglis, Clapper and Cole at a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington,

Court seeks to ‘enhance public understanding’

Nine Out Of 10 NSA Intercepts Belong To US Citizens, Non-Targets

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An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin

‘None of the hits that were received were relevant’

Senators Reject 'Watered Down' NSA Reform

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Sen. Rand Paul speaks during the inaugural Freedom Summit meeting in Manchester, New Hampshire

‘This is clearly not the meaningful reform that Americans have demanded’

Cantor Slayer Dave Brat Wants To Get Tough On NSA

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) speaks to reporters during the 14th day of the partial government shut down

‘We must guard against intrusion on our constitutional rights’

NSA: Our Systems Are Too Complex To Stop Deleting Evidence

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U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Rogers and U.S. Air Force General Selva chat before giving testimonies at Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘It demonstrates that once the government has custody of this information even they can’t keep track of it’

NSA Reform Bill Could Allow The Agency To Spy On More Phone Calls

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A cyber security analyst works in a watch and warning center at a Department of Homeland Security cyber security defense lab at the Idaho National Laboratory
'Under the guise of further protecting privacy... the universe [of call records] will be exponentially larger than what the prior system was'

Vodafone Admits Multiple Governments Directly Access User Phone Data

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Man speaks on his mobile phone as he walks past the logos of Vodafone painted on a roadside wall in Kolkata

‘We are making a call to end direct access as a means of government agencies obtaining people’s communication data’

Facebook Board Member: Snowden Is A 'Textbook Traitor'

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Marc Andreessen, co-founder of Netscape and venture capitalist, speaks during an interview in New York

‘If you look up in the encyclopedia, traitor, there’s a picture of Edward Snowden’

Chinese State Media Will 'Severely Punish' Google And Apple For NSA Spying

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A passenger stands beside a TV screen broadcasting news of Edward Snowden, a contractor at the NSA, on a train in Hong Kong

‘We will also severely punish the pawns of the villain’

Google Cofounder Says Company Was 'Shocked' To Learn About NSA Spying

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Google co-founder Sergey Brin talks to attendees following the Life Sciences Breakthrough Prize announcement in San Francisco

‘I think that privacy is the expectation that secret things stay secret’

Pentagon Report Calls Snowden Leaks 'Staggering,' 'Grave'

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A television screens the image of former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden during a news bulletin at a cafe at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport
'The scope of the compromised knowledge related to U.S. intelligence capabilities is staggering'

Report: NSA Recording Almost All Phone Calls In Afghanistan

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An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin

WikiLeaks is back

House Passes 'Gutted' NSA Surveillance Reform Bill

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NSA Telephone Records

‘Given the government’s history of twisted legal interpretations, this language can’t be relied on to protect our freedoms’

White House 'Strongly Supports' USA Freedom Act To Overhaul NSA

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Handout photograph shows U.S. President Obama meeting with National Security staff in the Oval Office in the White House in Washington

‘The administration supports swift House passage of the USA FREEDOM Act, and urges the Senate to follow suit’

Students From MIT And Harvard Launch 'NSA-Proof' Email

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ProtonMail

‘Even we don’t have the ability to read that email’

Leaked Photos Show NSA Package Interception And Bug-Planting Workstation

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NSA TOA Greenwald picture

Agency secretly installs spyware in off-the-shelf networking tech

Reddit, Imgur, Others Want To 'Reset The Net' Against Mass Surveillance

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‘We use the Internet to be ourselves, but governments are building a prison around it’

Hard-Hitting NSA Reform Bill Starts Moving Through Congress

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An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin

‘This will start to look like a reasonable path forward for surveillance reform’

Big brother is watching: New tech lets cops watch ENTIRE CITY in real-time

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The dashboard for the New York Police Department's 'Domain Awareness System' is seen in New York

‘We basically kept it pretty hush-hush’