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16 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

Editorial: Privacy battle isn't over

Most of the public and congressional concern about the National Security Agency's electronic surveillance programs has focused on the bulk collection of Americans' telephone "metadata" under a strained interpretation of the Patriot Act.

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Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, US News, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsAMERICA Without the Politics

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Russia Taday

Five men suing Obama administration after falling into 'suspicious activity' file

From photographing public works of art to bulk-buying computers, five Americans now have a record on file with US intelligence agencies for carrying out everyday activities.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News

Bellingham Herald

Election View: Guillot would change tax structure, cut debt, protect environment

Let's face it. Many have been hurt by the lack of jobs, college debt and too much government red tape.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Immigration Reform, Social Security, Personal Finance, Environmental Law

Thu Jul 10, 2014

InformationWeek

America used to be a symbol of freedom around the world but now we are a symbol of spying.

To: Government Representatives who believe in the Constitution and the rule of law.

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

SFGate

NSA spied on Muslim-Americans, including ex-Bay Area professor, Greenwald alleges

The National Security Agency has been secretly monitoring the e-mails of prominent Muslim-Americans - including a former Cal State professor - journalist Glenn Greenwald reports Wednesday, based on documents provided by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

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Related Topix: University, FL, US News, George Bush

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

NSA spied on Muslim-Americans, including ex-Bay Area professor, Greenwald alleges

The National Security Agency has been secretly monitoring the e-mails of prominent Muslim-Americans - including a former Cal State professor - journalist Glenn Greenwald reports Wednesday, based on documents provided by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

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Related Topix: University, FL, US News, George Bush

Tue Jul 08, 2014

TechCrunch

Senate Committee Advances Controversial Cybersecurity Bill

The Senate Intelligence Committee today approved a cybersecurity bill that would encourage companies to share information about threats with each other and the federal government.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US News, Privacy, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

American Reporter

Brasch WordsAMERICA Without the Politics

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Mon Jul 07, 2014

National Journal

Snowden Undermines Presidential Panel's Defense of NSA Spying

Just when the National Security Agency looked as though it had finally scored a victory for its maligned surveillance programs, Edward Snowden again crashed the party.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Social Software, US News

The Baltimore Sun

Congress is not transparent enough about its intelligence oversight [Commentary]

Congress has not yet committed itself to increased transparency of its oversight of intelligence activities.

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Related Topix: US News, Opinion

Sat Jul 05, 2014

MDJonline.com

Loudermilk: Time for a - rotation in leadership'

Former state Sen. Barry Loudermilk says if voters want to elect a flip-flopper, Bob Barr is their man.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Independent Board on Gov't Data Collection: 'No Evidence of Misconduct'

At a public session to announce its findings on government data collection through the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act that some claim targets U.S. citizens, members of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board expressed support for the program and its usefulness in fighting terrorism.

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Related Topix: US News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsAMERICA Without the Politics

It's always time to worry when you hear that something has to be done, and done right away, or else a calamity of unimagined proportions will strike.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Hot Air

Great news from Obama: It's time for some "economic patriotism"

Via Ace , a holiday-themed gloss on Daniel Henninger's point that "More and more, Mr. Obama's speeches reflect the progressives' impatience with politics of any sort and their preference for policy by imposition."

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Related Topix: US News

T.H.E. Journal

Report: Importance of Data's Physical Location Diminishing

The physical location of data will become "increasingly irrelevant" over the next several years and will be replaced by other notions of location at most organizations by 2020, according to a new report, " The Snowden Effect: Data Location Matters ," by market research firm Gartner .

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Related Topix: US News

Wed Jul 02, 2014

TechCrunch

The EFF Calls Gov Report Supporting Surveillance "Legally Flawed And Factually Incomplete"

The Electronic Frontier Foundation isn't enthused with a report from the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board concerning government surveillance under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

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Related Topix: US News

The Miami Herald

Comparison of privacy reports on NSA surveillance

The five-member Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board has issued two reports on NSA surveillance, one in January, one Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News

The Atlantic

Arguing With Michael Hayden in Aspen

The former NSA and CIA director says the phone dragnet was approved by all three branches of government.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, US News

Schneier on Security

How Traffic Shaping Can Help the NSA Evade Legal Oversight

New research paper on how the NSA can evade legal prohibitions against collecting Internet data and metadata on Americans by forcing domestic traffic to leave and return to the US.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Software, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

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