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NSA Still Has No Clue What Edward Snowden Took

NSA Still Has No Clue What Edward Snowden Took
About six months after Edward Snowden began leaking documents from inside the NSA, the agency still has no clue what the former contractor took with him when he tapped into classified documents. This might be the most damning element of the whole story.
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Federal Judge Declares NSA Spying Program Likely Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Declares NSA Spying Program Likely Unconstitutional
In a ruling with potentially far-reaching consequences, a federal judge declared Monday that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records likely violates the U.S. Constitution's ban on unreasonable search. The ruling, filled with blistering criticism of the Obama administration's arguments, is the first of its kind on the controversial program.
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Norway Admits Snooping on Phone Calls - and Sharing Data with NSA

Norway Admits Snooping on Phone Calls - and Sharing Data with NSA
Lt. Gen. Kjell Grandhagen, Norway's military intelligence chief, said Tuesday his country carries out surveillance on millions of phone calls in conflict areas around the world and shares that data with allies, including the United States.
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Newly Declassified NSA Files Censor One of Two Justifications for Agency Spying and Data Collection

Newly Declassified NSA Files Censor One of Two Justifications for Agency Spying and Data Collection
The National Security Agency reported its own violations of surveillance rules to a U.S. intelligence court and promised additional safety measures to prevent similar missteps over and over again, according to more than 1,000 pages of newly declassified files about the federal government's controversial program of collecting every American's phone records during the past seven years.
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Eileen Sullivan
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Supreme Court Refuses to Intervene in NSA Spying

Supreme Court Refuses to Intervene in NSA Spying
The Supreme Court is refusing to intervene in the controversy surrounding the National Security Agency, rejecting a call from a privacy group to stop NSA from collecting the telephone records of millions of Verizon customers in the United States.
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NSA Head to Retire, Leaving Door Open for Reform

NSA Head to Retire, Leaving Door Open for Reform
The White House is considering a proposal to split the work of the single military commander who now oversees both the National Security Agency and cybersecurity operations, presenting an opportunity to reshape the spy agency in the wake of harsh criticism of its sweeping surveillance programs.
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Obama Sees 'No Alternative' to NSA's 'Collect It All' Approach

Obama Sees 'No Alternative' to NSA's 'Collect It All' Approach
Unfortunately for those concerned about the bullk collection of private communications by the government, the Obama administration just doesn't see another way to conduct its spy business.
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Scandalous Maximus! NSA Spied on the Pope

Scandalous Maximus! NSA Spied on the Pope
The NSA has been busy, spying on the American people, on Germany's Angela Merkel - and now, the Pope!
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Whistleblowers Meet with Edward Snowden, Find Him at Ease and Comfortable in New Russian Life

Whistleblowers Meet with Edward Snowden, Find Him at Ease and Comfortable in New Russian Life
American whistleblowers have met with Edward Snowden in Moscow, and report that he is settling in to life there. In conversation, they say he seems at ease and has no regrets over the massive information leak that caused him to flee the United States.
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How a Telecom Company Helped the Government Spy on Me

How a Telecom Company Helped the Government Spy on Me
Over the past several months, the Obama Administration has defended the government’s far-reaching data collection efforts, arguing that only criminals and terrorists need worry. The nation’s leading internet and telecommunications companies have said they are committed to the sanctity of their customers’ privacy.
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