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Case Closed? New iOS 8 Encryption Is Impenetrable to Law Enforcement.
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Case Closed? New iOS 8 Encryption Is Impenetrable to Law Enforcement.

Apple has put police on notice that security on its new phone is so tight, it couldn't extra data even it wanted to cooperate, which is doesn't.
Larry Alton
Google Chairman on NSA Spying: 'We're Going to Break the Internet'
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Google Chairman on NSA Spying: 'We're Going to Break the Internet'

Silicon Valley executives worry the fallout of surveillance revelations could be severe.
JP Mangalindan
Protect Your Privacy With These Strange Anti-Surveillance Frocks and Fashions
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Protect Your Privacy With These Strange Anti-Surveillance Frocks and Fashions

Big Brother is watching you, but you don't have to take it lying down. Don these stealthy countersurveillance frocks and styles to fool the all-seeing eye.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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NSA's Cryptic Tweet Was Actually a Recruiting Tool
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NSA's Cryptic Tweet Was Actually a Recruiting Tool

The surveillance agency tweeted out a scrambled message on Monday meant to draw in would-be code breakers.
Nina Zipkin
Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.
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Ever Want to 'Unsend' an Email? Now You Can.

Pluto Mail lets you 'unsend' messages, edit unopened ones and choose a shelf-life for all your email transactions.
Laura Entis
Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users
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Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users

Online privacy champion Alex Stamos is making it a lot tougher for hackers and spies to snoop around Yahoo's insides. Here's what you need to know.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Jimmy Carter: I Send Snail Mail for Fear of NSA Surveillance
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Jimmy Carter: I Send Snail Mail for Fear of NSA Surveillance

The 39th U.S. president and Nobel Peace Prize winner has a bone to pick with the NSA.
Geoff Weiss
How Much Can Your Phone's Metadata Reveal About You? Too Much.
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How Much Can Your Phone's Metadata Reveal About You? Too Much.

Researchers were surprised by the amount of personal information they were able to discover about a person based solely on the numbers he or she called.
Laura Entis
10 Fascinating Facts About the World Wide Web on Its 25th Birthday
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10 Fascinating Facts About the World Wide Web on Its 25th Birthday

What you might not know about the intangible cultural force that forever changed the way we live, work, play and communicate.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo
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6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo

The search could be over for a more private way to search the Internet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Dropbox Addresses NSA Surveillance Fears in New Privacy Policy
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Dropbox Addresses NSA Surveillance Fears in New Privacy Policy

The online storage company has a new set of data request principles to guide its decision making when responding to government requests.
Benjamin Kabin
Google, Microsoft, Other Tech Giants Detail Government Data Requests Under New Relaxed Rules
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Google, Microsoft, Other Tech Giants Detail Government Data Requests Under New Relaxed Rules

The companies won the right to publish the data after suing the federal government for the right to be transparent.
Benjamin Kabin
The NSA Is Using Angry Birds to Spy on You
Technology

The NSA Is Using Angry Birds to Spy on You

Many popular smartphone apps are being mined for user data by the government, and authorities are using them to track your sexual habits.
Ray Hennessey
Internet Activists Plan Day of Action to Protest Mass Surveillance
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Internet Activists Plan Day of Action to Protest Mass Surveillance

Members of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Demand Progress and activists at large will mobilize on Feb. 11 to protest the NSA's surveillance tactics.
Benjamin Kabin