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Kim Zetter / Wired:
Report estimates damages of NSA surveillance to US business, foreign policy, global security   —  Personal Privacy Is Only One of the Costs of NSA Surveillance  —  There is no doubt the integrity of our communications and the privacy of our online activities have been the biggest casualty …
Jul 29, 2014, 11:10 PMIn context
Shane Harris / Foreign Policy:
Ex-NSA head Keith Alexander says his new company IronNet Cybersecurity invented unique technology to detect hackers, will file at least nine patents   —  The NSA's Cyber-King Goes Corporate  —  Here's why Keith Alexander thinks he's worth a million dollars a month.  —  GOOGLE +
Jul 29, 2014, 8:25 PMIn context
Alex Hern / Guardian:
US government increases funding for Tor, giving $1.8m in 2013   —  Despite attempts by the National Security Agency to crack the anonymous browser, the US increased state funding through third parties  —  Tor, the internet anonymiser, received more than $1.8m in funding from the US government in 2013 …
Jul 29, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
Reuters:
U.S. Senate bill proposes sweeping curbs on NSA surveillance   —  (Reuters) - Senator Patrick Leahy introduced legislation on Tuesday to ban the U.S. government's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records and Internet data and narrow how much information it can seek in any particular search.
Jul 29, 2014, 12:05 PMIn context
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:
Senate Expected To Unveil Broad NSA Reform Bill Tomorrow   —  U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy is expected to introduce a version of the USA FREEDOM Act (UFA) tomorrow that is far stronger than what the enfeebled House of Representatives managed to pass earlier this year.
Jul 28, 2014, 3:50 PMIn context
Lee Fang / VICE:
The Judges Approving the NSA's Surveillance Requests Keep Buying Verizon Stock   —  Drawing of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) Court at an Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) event in Germany last year.  Photo via Flickr user mlcastle, original drawing by Lindsay Young
Jul 28, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Builtvisible:
A history of the undersea cables that carry much of the world's international internet traffic   —  Messages in the Deep - The Remarkable Story of the Underwater Internet  —  In October of 1971, in the midst of the Cold War, the nuclear-powered submarine USS Halibut entered heavily guarded Russian waters in the Sea of Okhotsk.
Jul 28, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Tor developers vow to fix bug that can uncloak users   —  Developers of the Tor privacy service say they're close to fixing a weakness that researchers for an abruptly canceled conference presentation said provides a low-cost way for adversaries to deanonymize hundreds of thousands of users.
Jul 22, 2014, 8:40 PMIn context
Tom Brewster / Guardian:
Researchers: Lawyers blocked our Black hat demo on de-anonymising Tor   —  Shelved Black Hat presentation would have explained why you don't have to be the NSA to break Tor  —  The Tor network promises online privacy by routing users' internet traffic through a number of servers - or layers - while encrypting data.
Jul 22, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
Edward Snowden Plans to Work on Privacy Tech   —  NSA leaker Edward Snowden says he plans to work on technology to preserve personal data privacy and called on programmers to join his efforts.  —  Speaking via a Google Hangout at the Hackers on Planet Earth Conference in New York …
Jul 20, 2014, 1:05 PMIn context

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