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Yahoo Asks Secretive Court to Declassify its Opposition to Data Collection

July 11, 2013 | 10:20 am

Yahoo Asks Secretive Court to Declassify its Opposition to Data Collection

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The San Jose Mercury News reports that Yahoo is asking the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to let the public see its arguments in a 2008 case that the government used to persuade tech companies to cooperate with its massive data-gathering efforts. Yahoo joins a growing list of parties demanding greater transparency over the government’s […]

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This Week in Tech: Google’s Surveillance Challenge, Privacy Worries and Instagram Videos

June 21, 2013 | 9:41 am

This Week in Tech: Google’s Surveillance Challenge, Privacy Worries and Instagram Videos

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Google on Surveillance Earlier this week, Google cited its right under the First Amendment to disclose more details to the public about its role in the U.S. government’s surveillance programs. In a document filed with the secret U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, the company said it needed to reveal more because “Google’s reputation and business […]

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June 10, 2013 | 10:01 am

Video: Watch NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Interviewed by Glenn Greenwald

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Over the weekend, The Guardian revealed the source of the leak behind its disclosures that the NSA has been indiscriminately gathering data related to the telecommunications and the Internet habits of millions of U.S. citizens. The Guardian wrote … “The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward […]

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