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Wednesday | 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

Wednesday | 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

BetaNews

Post-Snowden era will make physical location of data irrelevant

A new report from research specialist Gartner says that the physical location of data is becoming increasingly irrelevant and that by 2020 a combination of legal, political and logical location will be more important.

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Related Topix: US News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Hispanic Business

Tyson Foods Inc Files (8-K) Disclosing Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

The amendments to the Existing Credit Agreement include, but are not limited to, the following: Article III - Representations and Warranties - Add certain OFAC, FCPA and PATRIOT Act representations and warranties.

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Related Topix: US News

National Journal

The Government Is About to Report on Its Own Spying. Here's What to Watch For.

Privacy advocates are hoping to get a boost Wednesday when a government panel is slated to release a report on one of the most controversial federal spying powers.

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Related Topix: US News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Daily Caller

Is John Boehner's Lawsuit The Best Way To Rein In The Executive Branch?

On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner announced plans to sue the White House for breaching the Constitution's separation of powers.

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Related Topix: George Bush, US News, Conservative Political News

Sun Jun 29, 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

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