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6 hrs ago | Safehaven
The reaction of Sen. Dianne Feinstein to last week's revelations that the CIA secretly searched Senate Intelligence Committee computers reveals much about what the elites in government think about the rest of us.
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Yesterday, seven prominent and diverse organizations filed friend-of-the-court briefs in support of our It is rare to see such a diverse group of amici supporting one side of the docket - which simply goes to show the breadth of the emerging pan-partisan consensus that the government's bulk phone-records program violates Americans' privacy and the ... (more)
Long Island's representatives to Congress have moved closer to the ideological center in the past three years as the House has become more polarized between the left and right, an analysis of their voting records and ratings shows.
Since Americans learned in June of last year that the National Security Agency collects the telephone "metadata" of virtually every phone call within the United States, little has changed in what will soon be a year.
On the one hand Canadian organizations fill their data centres with their hardware and software, admire their IT leaders, are downright jealous of the money Silcon Vally can throw at startups and regularly hire American IT consultants to give them advice.
Representing a large group of top computer science experts and professors, the Electronic Frontier Foundation today submitted a brief to a federal appeals court supporting the American Civil Liberties Union's lawsuit over the NSA's mass call records collection program.
The court modified its stand after a District Court in California on Monday ordered the government to retain phone records it collects in bulk from telecommunications carriers, as the metadata could be required as evidence in two civil lawsuits that challenge the NSA's phone records program under section 215 of the Patriot Act."
Sensenbrenner, a vocal critic of NSA surveillance, is joining hands with Dianne Feinstein in an unlikely partnership to condemn the CIA's alleged hacking of computers used by Congress.
My Congressional Representative Paul Tonko is really great. I received this email from him the other day.
David Medine is chairman of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Board, a small government board tasked with weighing the balance between national security and Americans' privacy.
The Patriot Act allows the National Security Agency to record telephone call records.
The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday asked a federal appeals court to vacate a judge's ruling that the National Security Agency's mass collection of Americans' telephone records is legal.